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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

 
Bio:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is an award-winning playwright, comic book and television writer. His plays, including Good Boys and True and Based on a Totally True Story, have been produced Off-Broadway (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2econd Stage) and regionally (Steppenwolf, South Coast Rep). For Marvel Comics, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is an award-winning playwright, comic book and television writer. His plays, including Good Boys and True and Based on a Totally True Story, have been produced Off-Broadway (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2econd Stage) and regionally (Steppenwolf, South Coast Rep). For Marvel Comics, ... (read complete bio)
 

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The cast of Good Boys at Pasadena Playhouse with Producing Artistic Director Danny Fe Photo

The cast of Good Boys at Pasadena Playhouse with Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman,playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and director Carolyn CantorThe cast of Good Boys at Pasadena Playhouse with Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman,playwright R

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 Toks Olagundoye, Dylan Arnold, Ben Ahlers, Betsy Brandt, James Carpinello, Brett Coo Photo

Toks Olagundoye, Dylan Arnold, Ben Ahlers, Betsy Brandt, James Carpinello, Brett Cooper, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Carolyn Cantor

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The cast of Good Boys at Pasadena Playhouse with Producing Artistic Director Danny Fe Photo

The cast of Good Boys at Pasadena Playhouse with Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman,playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and director Carolyn Cantor

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Toks Olagundoye, Dylan Arnold, Ben Ahlers, Betsy Brandt, James Carpinello, Brett Coop Photo

Toks Olagundoye, Dylan Arnold, Ben Ahlers, Betsy Brandt, James Carpinello, Brett Cooper, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Carolyn Cantor

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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Biography

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is an award-winning playwright, comic book and television writer. His plays, including Good Boys and True and Based on a Totally True Story, have been produced Off-Broadway (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2econd Stage) and regionally (Steppenwolf, South Coast Rep). For Marvel Comics, he has written The Fantastic Four, Nightcrawler and Spider-Man, and is currently adapting the Stephen King novel The Stand. Last year, his revision of the classic musical It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman! premiered at Dallas Theater Center. Additionally, he has written for the HBO series “Big Love.” Upcoming: American Psycho with Duncan Sheik, “Glee” on Fox.

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play
Roberto Aguirre-SacasaThe Muckle Man

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa News

VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN Teaser Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022

Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles, and Maia Reficco star as our new generation of Liars. The series also stars Derek Klena, Lilla Crawford, Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Elena Goode, Lea Salonga, Eric Johnson, and Alex Aiono.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theat Photo Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

New RIVERDALE Episode to Feature the AMERICAN PSYCHO Musical Photo New RIVERDALE Episode to Feature the AMERICAN PSYCHO Musical
by Michael Major - Apr 14, 2022

An upcoming episode of The CW's Riverdale series will feature the American Psycho musical adaption. The series' annual musical episode will take on the Duncan Sheik musical later on in the show's seventh season. Previously, the show has performed Heathers the Musical, Carrie the Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and Next to Normal.

BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company Photo BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company
by Tara Bennett - Apr 5, 2022

Returning to the stage since the pandemic shutdown is one New Orleans theatre company that has been sorely missed. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company and their current production of FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS is a comedic romp that will give audiences the best medicine of all.

MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series Photo MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club announced the lineup for the 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series. The readings kick off Monday, March 14 and will be held on Mondays through March 28. The readings will take place at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is limited and RSVPs are required.

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company Of New Orleans Announces Season Six Photo The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company Of New Orleans Announces Season Six
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans has endured several setbacks due to the pandemic, but this is a year of rebirth for the seven-year-old production company.

TWFest Announces 2022 Lineup Photo TWFest Announces 2022 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2022

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 36th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theatre, and to honor the 75th anniversary of the iconic play, 'A Streetcar Named Desire.' March 23-27, 2022, attendees will be back in person to enjoy award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene.

HACKS, EMILY IN PARIS, THIS IS US & More Join PaleyFest Lineup Photo HACKS, EMILY IN PARIS, THIS IS US & More Join PaleyFest Lineup
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

For the first time in three years, PaleyFest LA returns in person as the spring's hottest television festival with exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations with leading stars from the most acclaimed and buzzworthy TV shows, screenings of special preview and premiere content, never-before-seen TV footage, and a Q&A with festival attendees.

RIVERDALE to Rock Out with A JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS Musical Episode Photo RIVERDALE to Rock Out with A JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS Musical Episode
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021

Riverdale executive producer, , revealed that the show's latest season will include another musical episode centering on girl rock band, Josie and the Pussycats!

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of the New Edition of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS VideoVIDEO: Watch a Preview of the New Edition of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2020

New town. New secrets. New Little Liars.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Part 3 VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Part 3
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3. Part Three finds Sabrina reeling from the harrowing events of Part Two. Though she defeated her father Lucifer, the Dark Lord remains trapped within the human prison of her beloved boyfriend, Nicholas Scratch. Sabrina can't live with herself, knowing that Nick made the ultimate sacrifice and is suffering, burning in Hell under Madam Satan's watchful eye. So with an assist from her mortal friends, “The Fright Club” (consisting of Harvey, Rosalind, and Theo), Sabrina makes it her mission to free him from eternal damnation and bring him back into her arms. However, the Dark Lord's unseating has sent shockwaves through the realms—and, with no one on the throne, Sabrina must assume the title of “Queen” to defend it against a challenger, the handsome Prince of Hell Caliban. Meanwhile, in Greendale, a mysterious carnival rolls into town, bringing with it a threat to the Spellmans and the coven: A tribe of pagans looking to resurrect an ancient evil...

VIDEO: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Part 3 Premieres January 24 VideoVIDEO: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Part 3 Premieres January 24
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

The Wait is Over, Witches! Sabrina Spellman is back for more Chilling Adventures January 24, announced over the weekend during a panel at Argentina Comic Con.

VIDEO: RIVERDALE Bids Farewell to Luke Perry VideoVIDEO: RIVERDALE Bids Farewell to Luke Perry
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2019

On Riverdale's season premiere, the show bid farewell to Luke Perry, who passed away earlier this year. Following the episode, Cheryl Hickey and Graeme O'Neil of ET Canada Live react and reveal how the show decided on its farewell.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at the New Season of RIVERDALE on The CW VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at the New Season of RIVERDALE on The CW
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

RIVERDALE executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa joined series stars Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, and Molly Ringwald at New York Comic Con to give fans a first look at all-new, never-before-seen footage of the upcoming season.

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Season Four of RIVERDALE VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Season Four of RIVERDALE
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2019

RIVERDALE executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa joined series stars Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, and Molly Ringwald at New York Comic Con to give fans a first look at all-new, never-before-seen footage of the upcoming season.

Video: Channing Tatum Stops By Rehearsals For MAGIC MIKE THE MUSICAL VideoVideo: Channing Tatum Stops By Rehearsals For MAGIC MIKE THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2019

Channing Tatum stopped by pre-production rehearsals of the Broadway-bound Magic Mike The Musical. See Tatum visiting a dance creative session led by the show's choreographer,Camille A. Brown (Once on this Island) below!

VIDEO: Watch the Bizarrodale Scene from RIVERDALE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Bizarrodale Scene from RIVERDALE
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2019

Watch the 'Bizarrodale Scene' from Riverdale is new Wednesdays at 8/7c only on The CW.

VIDEO: Celebrate the Winter Solstice in the Trailer for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRIN VideoVIDEO: Celebrate the Winter Solstice in the Trailer for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: A MIDWINTER'S TALE
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale special. The Church of Night, like all covens, celebrates the Winter Solstice—the longest night of the year—when families gather around the Yule Fire to sing pagan carols and tell ghost stories. But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors—both welcome and unwelcome— you never know what might come down the chimney…

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Peak of CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA VideoVIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Peak of CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2018

Take a peek inside the world of Sabrina Spellman. It'll be a scary good time!  In this behind-the-scenes piece, the cast of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina discuss the upcoming series, and Sabrina's journey as half-witch, half mortal. Watch the video below!


Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa written?
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has written 5 shows including Based on a Totally True Story (Playwright), Spider-Man (Bookwriter), Good Boys and True (Playwright), American Psycho (Bookwriter), Magic Mike (Bookwriter).

What awards has Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Muckle Man .