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Doug DeVita

Birth Place: New York, NY

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His play Just A Rumor (co-written with Gary Lyons) was a semi-finalist at the Eugene O'Neil Playwright's Conference and had developmental readings at New York's Abingdon Theatre Company and London's Menier Chocolate Factory. Other work includes Gold Diggers of the 1, 2, & 3 and Something To Dance About (also written with Mr. Lyons); Confessions of a Serial Egg Donor; Goddess of the Hunt; and The Phillie Trilogy. The third play in that trilogy, BBQ, was read at Benaroya Hall in Seattle last June, and the first play, Checking The Basement for Leaks, is being produced this summer by the Gallery Players Black Box Festival of New Works (in New York) and The Driftwood Players Short Play Festival (in Seattle). Mr. DeVita is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild of America.

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GODDESS OF THE HUNT Announced At The Fresh Fruit Festival

New York's preeminent LGBTQ Arts Festival returns for another season of exciting work on stage - on film - and on the air. THE FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL 2024 Main-Stage will premiere two dozen new works exploring the LGBTQ experience.

Doug DeVita's GODDESS OF THE HUNT to be Featured At The Fresh Fruit Festival

Experience the myth of Diana the Huntress reimagined in Doug DeVita's GODDESS OF THE HUNT, a featured event at the 2024 Fresh Fruit Festival.

Secret Theatre's SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL FINALS to Be Held Tomorrow

The Secret Theatre, a leading professional theatrical company in Queens - after a widely popular run of more than 50 productions - will conclude its festival with the FINALS where winners will be announced.

Secret Theatre Of Queens Reveals Short Play Festival Semi-Finalists

The Secret Theatre, after a widely popular run of more than 50 productions, has unveiled its semi-finalists. Learn more!

St Pete's FreeFall Theatre Announces Sondheim's FOLLIES And More for 15th Season

Discover the exciting lineup for freeFall Theatre's 15th season, featuring a world-premiere farce by Hannah Benitez, a return of Sherlock Holmes, a Stephen Sondheim musical, and more.

A Duet Of DeVita Plays To Be Presented At The Queens Short Play Festival

Discover the works of prolific playwright Doug DeVita at The Secret Theatre's Queens Short Plays Festival.

Secret Theatre Of Queens To Present More Than 50 New Works in Festival This Winter

The Secret Theatre of Queens is set to present over 50 new works in a mammoth new works festival.

Photos: Playwright Doug Devita Celebrates The Release of FABLE At The Drama Book Shop and Sardi's

The Drama Book Shop served as host for a special celebration of the publishing of Doug DeVita’s latest play, FABLE, concerning the backstory that went on during the creation of arguably one of the most celebrated musicals of the golden age, GYPSY.

Doug DeVita To Speak At The Drama Book Shop in June

The Drama Book Shop will serve as host for a special night with celebrated New York playwright, Doug DeVita, Tuesday, June 6 @ 7:30 p.m.

David Sabella Will Bring 'The Razzle Dazzle Of Chicago' at 54 Below

David Sabella, original co-star of CHICAGO, the Musical, returns to 54 Below with his critically acclaimed show, “The Razzle Dazzle of CHICAGO,” celebrating John Kander and Fred Ebb, and Broadway's longest running American musical with a special behind-the-scenes look at the show's creation and his personal history with it, and since leaving the show.

As Ticket Sales Soar, Fans Turn to Live Stream of DAVID SABELLA: 25CHICAGO25 at Feinstein's/54 Below

Chicago turns twenty-five this year and OG cast member David Sabella has created a celebration show that has sold so well that fans are flocking to the internet to score tickets to the live stream simulcast.

Megan Hilty, Linda Eder, Mykal Kilgore & More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below in November

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Jana Robbins & Haley Swindal to Join David Sabella in 25CHICAGO25 at Feinstein's/54 Below

David Sabella, original co-star in CHICAGO, the Musical, will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Broadway’s longest running American musical with the music of Kander & Ebb and a special behind-the-scenes look at the show’s creation and his long history with it.

DAVID SABELLA Will Perform “25CHICAGO25” at Feinstein's/54 Below November 17th

As Chicago, the longest-running revival in the history of Broadway (indeed, the longest-running American Musical ever), celebrates 25 years on The Great White Way, OG cast member David Sabella has some memories to share, and some Kander & Ebb music.

INDIE ART TODAY Hosts Live Video Panels On The Post-COVID Future Of Theatre

This past Sunday, Indie Art Today - hosted by award-winning writer and producer Anthony J. Piccione - began its three week series of live video panels on the future of theatre in the post-COVID era with a live panel featuring five playwrights, with two more panels featuring directors and actors scheduled for May 16th & 23rd, respectively.

Fresh Fruit Festival Gets FIERCE On The Radio

A regional favorite for some time, the play has been turned into a screenplay and is currently in development as a motion picture. In the meantime, playwright/screenwriter Doug DeVita has reworked the piece into a joyous radio-style play

Doug DeVita Presents THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW as Radio Play

Doug DeVita's witty exploration of homophobia and ageism in the ad world becomes a radio play. Premiering in March. Doug DeVita's fast-paced comedy, The Fierce Urgency of Now, has multiple lives across the country. A regional favorite for some time, the play has been turned into a screenplay and is currently in development as a motion picture.

The Fresh Fruit Festival Presents LGBTQ Monologues On Film

The Fresh Fruit Festival, now in its 19th consecutive year, is presenting works in the following format for development in filmed virtual presentation: LGBTQ MONOLOGUES, curated by Rachel Kara Perez and artistic director, Dennis Corsi. 

NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS Will Premiere During the Fresh Fruit Festival

Former Artistic Director for Westside Repertory Theater, Doug DeVita has had work produced in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Jersey, Connecticut, and London.

NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS By Doug DeVita Premieres As Part Of The Fresh Fruit Festival Film Series

Doug DeVita's one-person film, 'Nigel, Guys, and Dolls' will be presented as part of the Fresh Fruit Festival's filmed monologue series (showing dates TBA). Atmospheric and compelling, DeVita's NIGEL... is the story of a young boy whose life was manipulated by his mother who decided exactly how she would like her son to be.

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