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Mark-Eugene Garcia

 
Birth Place:
Arcadia, California
Bio:
Mark-Eugene Garcia is an award winning playwright and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and A.S.C.A.P. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and studied book and lyric writing with the Academy of New Musical Theatre in Los Angeles and the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Writing ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Arcadia, California

Bio:
Mark-Eugene Garcia is an award winning playwright and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and A.S.C.A.P. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and studied book and lyric writing with the Academy of New Musical Theatre in Los Angeles and the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Writing ... (read complete bio)
 

Encore! Back to The Woods: ABC Television - Himself/ The Baker



 



Standby- Bookwriter/Lyricist



The Holy Cows of Credence, South Dakota- Bookwriter



Eight Tales of Pedro- Playwright



(Un)Missed Connections- Playwright



Facing East: A New Musical - Bookwriter/Lyricist



 

Encore! Back to The Woods: ABC Television - Himself/ The Baker



 



Standby- Bookwriter/Lyricist



The Holy Cows of Credence, South Dakota- Bookwriter



Eight Tales of Pedro- Playwright



(Un)Missed Connections- Playwright



Facing East: A New Musical - Bookwriter/Lyricist


Mark-Eugene Garcia Biography

Mark-Eugene Garcia is an award winning playwright and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and A.S.C.A.P. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and studied book and lyric writing with the Academy of New Musical Theatre in Los Angeles and the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Writing Workshop in New York.

His works include EIGHT TALES OF PEDRO (UnFringed Festival 2018 Best of Festival Award Winner) , STANDBY (Towle Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival- Encores Selection, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Next Link Selection), THE HOLY COWS OF CREDENCE SOUTH DAKOTA (PCTF- Outstanding Book of a new Musical and/or Play with Music- Nominee), FACING EAST: A NEW MUSICAL (Vancouver Ovation Award Outstanding New Work- Nominee), and (UN)MISSED CONNECTIONS (Jacob Weiser Playwriting Award for a Fully Realized Drama). His short works include WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR , ONE NIGHT AT THE GOLDEN BOOT, INSCRIPTIONS, and KEYS.

Mark-Eugene currently stars as Detective Mark Besim on Sidekick Productions new show DEMON DOCTOR as well has a reoccurring role as Simon on SKELETON CREW. Previous TV and FIlm roles include the original cast of ENCORE! on ABC with Kristen Bell, STRAPPED FOR DANGER (Danny), WASTED ON THE YOUNG, (Mateo), BLISS (Daniel), NOCTURNAL FURY (Charlie), and ALEKSANDR'S PRICE (Michael) THE MESSAGE BOARD (Charlie), and PIONEER ONE (Dr. Richard C. Hadfield) as well as commercial work for Jenny Craig. ​

​Mark-Eugene's stage roles vary from New York to California, including the shows INTO THE WOODS (The Baker), THE UNDERPANTS GODOT (Mark) , A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE (Jay Berman) (Winner- Seymore Peck Award for Sustained Excellence), THE TAINT OF EQUALITY OR I WANT YOUR SEX (Javier Pena), SIX SILENCES IN THREE MOVEMENTS (Sean), THE FULL MONTY (Teddy), LEAVES OF GRASS( soloist) HAMLET (Horatio), THE BOYS IN THE BAND (Larry), CITY OF ANGELS (Pasco,Eugene, Munoz u/s), TOYSOLDIERMARK at Fao Schwarz and many performances at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure.

Mark-Eugene is a dramaturg with the New York Musical Theatre Festival. In 2017 he worked with the musical TEMPLE OF THE SOULS. In the 2018 Festival he was dramaturg for EMOJILAND and ILLUMINATI LIZARDS FROM OUTER SPACE. He was the dramaturg for ILLUMINATI LIZARDS FROM OUTER SPACE and KAFKA'S METAMORPHOSIS in New York Musical Festival 2019. In 2020, Mark was dramaturg for Fresh Fruit Festival's reading of PARTITIME by Gregory Marlow






Mark-Eugene Garcia News

Queens Theatre Presents New Season Of NEW AMERICAN VOICES Play Reading Series Photo Queens Theatre Presents New Season Of NEW AMERICAN VOICES Play Reading Series
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022

Queens Theatre announces the 2022 season of its New American Voices in-person play readings reading series, featuring three evenings of performances.

Nakia and Joshua R. Pangborn to Release DUELING PIANOS: A SKELETON CREW MUSICAL Photo Nakia and Joshua R. Pangborn to Release DUELING PIANOS: A SKELETON CREW MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Nakia & Joshua R. Pangborn are releasing 3 versions of their original musical, Dueling Pianos: A Skeleton Crew Musical. Featuring 15 original songs set in the world of the internationally award-winning, queer, fat-positive series Skeleton Crew, audiences will have a chance to stream the original cast album on Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music.

Jaime Lozano Takes The Lucille Lortel With The Familia With A One Night Only Concert Photo Jaime Lozano Takes The Lucille Lortel With The Familia With A One Night Only Concert
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2021

Jaime Lozano is taking the Lucille Lortel stage with a concert full of stories and songs featuring his 'Familia,' an all-Latinx/Latino/Latine lineup of the best Broadway and Off-Broadway performers including Mauricio MartĂ­nez (On Your Feet!), Florencia Cuenca (A Never-Ending Line), Marina Pires (On Your Feet!), and Cedric Leiba, Jr. (Carmen La Cubana); and also an all Latinx band formed by Ruben RodrĂ­guez (bass), Jhoely Garay (guitar) and Joel Mateo (drums).

BWW Review: JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA CELBRANDO THE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH at Feins Photo BWW Review: JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA CELBRANDO THE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH at Feinstein's/54 Below... FINALLY!
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 29, 2021

Jaime Lozano is all about creating work for the Latin and Hispanic communities, and in the process he creates good fun for a house full of enthusiastic music lovers.

Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for Sep Photo Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

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.

Jaime Lozano and The Familia Will Celebrate The Hispanic Heritage Month At Feinstein' Photo Jaime Lozano and The Familia Will Celebrate The Hispanic Heritage Month At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

Jaime Lozano is making his FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW debut with a concert full of immigrant stories and songs written in collaboration with some of the most exciting Latinx musical theatre writers celebrating the Hispanic Heritage Month.

BWW CD Review: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT Makes Bold Statements At Every Theatrical Turn Photo BWW CD Review: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT Makes Bold Statements At Every Theatrical Turn
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 28, 2020

As Jaime Lozano & The Familia put their artwork out there, the world is changing - and they are a clear part of the change that is to come.

Jaime Lozano & The Familia Release New Video 'Hold Tight' Photo Jaime Lozano & The Familia Release New Video 'Hold Tight'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 12, 2020

'Hold Tight' is part of Lozano's new album Songs of an Immigrant, released by Broadway Records, and it is an eclectic collaboration of musical theatre, jazz, Mexican folklore, Tex-Mex, and Latin musicians and performers.

JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT to Feature Liner Notes From Lin-Man Photo JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT to Feature Liner Notes From Lin-Manuel Miranda and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of 'Jaime Lozano & The Familia: Songs by an Immigrant'. Heralded the 'next big thing' on Broadway by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lozano's new album will feature an eclectic collaboration of musical theatre, jazz, Mexican folklore, Tex-Mex, and Latin musicians and performers.

Jaime Lozano And The Familia Release 'Hold Tight', Collaboration With Raul Midón Photo Jaime Lozano And The Familia Release 'Hold Tight', Collaboration With Raul Midón
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2020

Mark-Eugene Garcia Videos

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes With FACING EAST: THE MUSICAL!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jun 20, 2015

West End's Lyric Theatre is presenting the premiere of FACING EAST, a new musical. Now making its UK premiere for one night only, this is one of the first opportunities to hear the soaring new score of this emerging musical following workshops in Dallas and Chicago and ahead of its first fully staged production in 2016. Check out a behind the scenes look at the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of STANDBY at NYMF
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presents Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, bare) and Darren Ritchie (Wildhorn's Wonderland) in Standby. The show began July 19 at The Romulus Linney Courtyard at The Pershing Square Signature Center and runs through July 28, 2013. Click below to go behind the scenes with the creative team, plus watch clips from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Planet Connections' THE HOLY COWS OF CREDENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2013

This summer, The Holy Cows of Credence, South Dakota, directed by Rodrigo E. Bolaños, will be presented as part of the 5th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place now through June 24 at the Gene Frankel and Robert Moss Theatres. The musical, with Book by Mark-Eugene Garcia (Standby: The Musical) , Music and Lyrics by David and Paul Rigano (The Rigano Songbook), and based on the play 'Holy Cows' by Carolyn Lardinois English and Royal Crane, will be directed by Rodrigo E. Bolaños with Choreography by Donald Garverick. Click below for a sneak peek!