Michael Puzzo


Four short comedies by Michael Puzzo about young love, missed opportunities, misunderstood monsters and refrigerators.


A contemporary comedy about two men stranded together in a New Jersey cabin on a stormy night.

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.