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Anthony P. Pennino

A THOUSAND DEATHS

Joshua has discovered a cure for death, but in order to make sure it works, he tests it on the same subject…over and over again.

CHOKEHOLD

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Every revolution has its price. And everyone pays.

MEDITATIONS FROM NORTH AMERICA

Rich McLain – kidnapped, tortured, alone, far from home – discovers that there are still choices.

STORY OF AN UNKNOWN MAN

A troupe of actors trapped in a war zone must put on a play in exchange for food; that play is an adaptation of a novella by Anton Chekhov.

TOBY

Two actors – Toby and Toby – are trapped in a production of WAITING FOR GODOT in Vermont.

Prior to the inception of Indie Theater Now, Pennino has had four works for the stage published. Two have been through New York Theatre Experience: "Forgeries of Jealousy" (Plays and Playwrights 2001) and Story of an Unknown Man (Playing with Canons). The other two have been through PlayScripts, Inc.: "Howard Hopped the A-Train" and The Devil and Tom Walker. Pennino's work has been performed across the United States as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Turkey, and Australia. He holds a 2005 Fellowship from the New Jersey Council for the Arts. Pennino holds an MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University and Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of London. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar, teaching literature and drama at Kadir Has University in Instanbul, Turkey. Recently, he had an essay published in the collection Istanbul: Metamorphoses in an Imperial City. Currently, he serves as an assistant professor in literature and theatre at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.