Michael Puzzo is a writer and actor living in NYC. He has been a LAByrinth Theater Company member since 1997. THE DIRTY TALK, (nominated for an Innovative Theater Award for best script) was originally presented in the 2005 FringeNYC and returned for a critically acclaimed run at Center Stage NY in 2007. The Dirty Talk is published in an acting edition by Dramatist Play Service and appears in NYTE’s anthology Plays and Playwrights 2006. You can currently catch productions of the play in both India and Argentina. Other plays include: LYRIC IS WAITING (Irish Repertory Theater), THE HORSE SHOE KING OF JERSEY CITY (Aspen Comedy Festival) THE 11a.m GIRL SAYS "GOODNIGHT" (Access Theater), MY SOUL THE PAVEMENT (CSNY) GUARANTEED SECOND BASE and SHE TALKS TO RAINBOWS (LAByrinth’s Barn Series Reading Festival @ The Public) and #309 (Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai, India).
As an actor Michael has appeared in many plays including THE BODY POLITIC (59E59), KILLING WOMEN (Samuel Beckett Theater) PHILIP ROTH IN KHARTOUM (The Public Theater) John Patrick Shanley’s DIRTY STORY (Harold Clurman Theater) Stephen Adly Guirgis’ IN ARABIA WE'D ALL BE KINGS (CSNY), Eponymous Theater’s WHEN WORDS FAIL….(FringeNYC), and as Father Sherman in the film version of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT.
More About Michael Puzzo
Meet the Playwright: Michael Puzzo [January 8, 2013]
Michael Puzzo talks to Martin Denton about his play Spirits of Exit Eleven and some of his short plays.
LOVE & TIME TRAVEL Madness with Featured Guest David Bar Katz [May 12, 2014]
NYMadness brings together a fierce lineup of artists to create an evening of new plays based on a Theme selected by the Featured Guest Playwright. The collective works by all the writers form a kaleidoscope of this cultural moment focused through the theme, which is announced just one week before the show! The plays are presented hot off the press, fully staged, script in hand and... ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN A MADNESS! THE WRITERS include: David Bar Katz Cecilia Copeland Libby Emmons Judith Leora Michael Panes Michael Puzzo Abby Rosenbock and Introducing! Morris Akiba Katz
Adam Szymkowicz: I Interview Playwrights
Up Close: LAByrinth Theatre Company Member Michael Puzzo