Writing

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Coming:

  • New Vaudeville: Variety Artists in the Contemporary American Theatre  (doctoral dissertation)
  • Artifact (new screenplay)
  • At Night the Sun Shines (screenplay and dramatic short)
  • Various short stories, poetry, and other writings

Mark has written for stage, film and television.  He co-authored with Bob Berky (and directed) The Power Project (Antic Variations) in the NEXT WAVE Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  Film credits include At Night the Sun Shines (co-authored with Guillermo Real), which premiered at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles and was featured in a number of film festivals, including Aspen, Miami and the LA International FilmFest at the American Film Institute. Mark second unit photography for Fool’s Fire, written and directed by Julie Taymor for American Playhouse on PBS.  For two years, Mark was a staff writer and producer for the New York PBS affiliate, WNET.  Among his writing projects at WNET were short features written for such luminaries as Elaine Stritch, Roberta Peters, Miss Piggy and Placido Domingo.  Other public television credits: Ty Cobb (based on a poem by William Packard) which Mark adapted and directed for the screen from his stage production at St. Clements Theatre in New York. Artifact, Mark’s recently completed screenplay, is currently being considered for production in Los Angeles.