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Daniel Goldfarb is a playwright, librettist, television writer/producer, screenwriter, and educator. His new play, Men’s Health, was recently released on Audible starring Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana, Laura Benanti, Dianne Guerrero, and Tom Hollander, directed by Scott Ellis (audible.com/menshealth). His other plays include Legacy (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Cradle and All (Manhattan Theatre Club); The Retributionists (Playwrights Horizons); Modern Orthodox (Dodger Stages); Sarah, Sarah (Manhattan Theatre Club); and Adam Baum And The Jew Movie (Blue Light Theatre Company- Oppenheimer Award, Canadian Authors Association Award, Hull-Warriner Award Finalist). His musicals include Piece of My Heart (Signature Theatre); Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me (Broadway); Radio Girl (Goodspeed); and Party Come Here (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Daniel is the creator of HBO Max’s upcoming TV series, Julia, starring Sarah Lancashire and David Hyde Pierce as Julia and Paul Child, as well as Bebe Neuwirth, Isabella Rossellini, Fran Kranz, Fiona Glascott, Brittany Bradford, Jefferson Mays, and Judith Light. His other television work includes three seasons as a writer/producer on Amazon’s Emmy winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for which he won a WGA Award, and was nominated for Emmy, Golden Globe, and PGA Awards; as well as AppleTV’s Little Voice, F/X’s Tyrant, Audience Channel’s Rogue, CBC’s Four in the Morning, and PBS’s The Electric Company. Currently, Daniel is at work on a screenplay for producer Scott Sanders and director Jon Chu. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School and NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing at Tisch (BFA, MFA), where he is an Assistant Arts Professor and was Area Head of Playwriting from 2013-2017.

Daniel Goldfarb Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2014]



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THIS IS NOT A DREAM Reading Set For Next Month From Vineyard Theatre

Vineyard Theatre will present This Is Not A Dream, the first New York reading of seven ten-minute plays from Young Playwrights Ukraine, written during a mentorship project on Zoom.

Video: Watch Max's JULIA Season Two Trailer With David Hyde Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth & More

In season two, Julia and her devoted husband Paul return from Simca’s home in France to find that her success has changed everything. Returning series regulars include Sarah Lancashire, David Hyde Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth, Brittany Bradford, Fran Kranz, Fiona Glascott, and Robert Joy. Watch the video now!

Manhattan Theatre Club Reveals New Sloan Playwrighting Commissions & Evening of Excerpts at the American Museum of Natural History

The latest recipients have been announced for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for new theatrical works surrounding themes of science, math, and technology.

Photos: Laura Benanti, Solea Pfeiffer, and More Celebrate Audible Theater's 5th Anniversary

On Monday, September 18, Audible celebrated its 5th Anniversary of Audible Theater at the Minetta Lane. Check out photos from the event below!

Photos: Inside Opening Night of SUMMER, 1976

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976, opened last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the big night here!

Photos: Go Inside Tom Kitt's Sardi's Caricature Celebration

See photos from Tom Kitt's Sardi's caricature celebration!

Suzan-Lori Parks' PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR to Return to The Public Theater in April

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the remount of the theatrical concert PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

Anna Baryshnikov, Ignacio Diaz-Silverio & More to Star in A BRIGHT NEW BOISE Off-Broadway Premiere

Signature Theatre will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s 2011 Obie Award-winning dark comedy A Bright New Boise, directed by Oliver Butler. See production dates and how to purchase tickets.

Gala Concert Will Stream Exclusively On digitaltheatre.com

digitaltheatre.com will exclusively stream the amazing Gala Concert, REGENERATE: Lost Songs from the Musicals from  Monday 3rd October 2022.

Suzan-Lori Parks, Leland Fowler, Lauren Molina & More to Star in PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR World Premiere at The Public

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR, written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Bessie Award winner Niegel Smith. 


On Sunday 18th September 2022 at 7.00pm GMT (1900hrs), greats of the West End and Broadway join together for a unique night of musical theatre at REGENERATE: Lost Songs from the Musicals.

Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer

Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.

20 Theater Books for Your Summer 2022 Reading (and Listening) List

Summer is here at last and there is no better time to have fun in the sun with a new read! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.

HBO Max Renews Original Comedy Series JULIA For A Second Season

The season one cast included Sarah Lancashire as Julia, David Hyde Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth, Brittany Bradford, Fran Kranz and Fiona Glascott. Guest stars included Isabella Rossellini, Judith Light, Robert Joy, Erin Neufer, Jefferson Mays, James Cromwell and Adriane Lenox.

HBO Sets Max Original Comedy Series JULIA Premiere Date

New episodes of Julia will air Thursdays on HBO Max. The eight-episode series stars Sarah Lancashire (“Happy Valley”), David Hyde Pierce (“Frasier”), Bebe Neuwirth (Broadway's “Chicago”), Brittany Bradford (Broadway’s 'Bernhardt/Hamlet”), Fran Kranz (“Homecoming”) and Fiona Glascott (“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”).

Photos: Inside Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the world premiere of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The production opened Tuesday, February 1 at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Hugh Dancy, Steve Guttenberg, Keala Settle and More Star in The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues One-Year Anniversary Event

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will mark their one-year anniversary with a series of unforgettable monologues. Twenty-four actors have been paired with twenty-four writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

Laura Benanti, Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana and More Featured in Audible Theater's Spring 2021 Slate

Audible Inc. today announced Audible Theater’s slate of Spring 2021 releases, which will feature performances from Tony Award winners Laura Benanti (Nashville), Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Santino Fontana (Frozen) and Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), award-winning actress Diane Guerrero (Orange is the New Black), and more.

HBO Max Orders JULIA to Series From Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment

HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.


How many shows has Daniel Goldfarb written?

Daniel Goldfarb has written 7 shows including Adam Baum and the Jew Movie (Playwright), Sarah, Sarah (Playwright), Modern Orthodox (Playwright), Jerry Christmas (Bookwriter), Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me (Bookwriter), Party Come Here (Bookwriter), Cradle and All (Playwright).

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