David Lee White

BLOOD: A COMEDY

Jacqueline Stanzi is a life-long atheist struggling with her pornographer son, her promiscuous daughter and her born again future son in-law in an effort to give her family some of that old time religion.

REAL TRUE CRIME

Maddie is a 40 year old divorced WaWa clerk (with a penchant for playing the lotto and reading true crime) who runs afoul of a masked hold-up man, an aging, drug addicted child star, a young punk rocker and a man in a penguin suit.

SLIPPERY AS SIN

Detective Dorrington is the Glenn Beck of 1930’s New York. Trapped with several formerly wealthy Manhattanites in a Long Island mansion during a thunderstorm, Dorrington vows to convince everyone that they are under attack from a sinister communist named Diabolicus and he is willing to go to any lengths to prove he is right.

THE ASK, DREAM TIM, BACKFIRE & ONE NIGHT STAND

Four, two-character comedies about sex, unrequited love and asking strangers for money.

WHITE BABY, ENTREE & CHOCOLATE CHIP FRIDAYS

Three, three-character comedies about having babies, hiring crazy people and have allergic reactions to shellfish.

David was born in 1969 in St. Louis but was raised in a town called Lake St. Louis which is identical to St. Louis except that the name takes up more space on an envelope. He spent his childhood memorizing dialogue from the plays of Christopher Durang and John Guare. He received his BA from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh. He spent several years as an actor in Chicago before moving to New Jersey and becoming the Associate Artistic Director and Resident Playwright at Passage Theatre in Trenton, NJ. Since arriving in New Jersey, he’s been lucky enough to work with playwrights such as William Mastrosimone, Leslie Ayvazian, Caridad Svitch and Lauren Weedman among many others. He also runs the Passage Play Lab which has aided in the development of plays by Ian August, R.N. Sandberg, EM Lewis, Jim Christy Jr. and several other New Jersey based playwrights. His play BLOOD: A COMEDY has been produced at Passage Theatre and Dreamcatcher Rep. SLIPPERY AS SIN recently received its world premiere at Passage as well. The one-act play WHITE BABY was originally produced at Passage Theatre, then at Emerging Artists Theatre. It also received a live-radio broadcast by Combustible Radio Theatre. He is also the author of the novel FANTOMAS IN AMERICA which was published in 2007 by Black Coat Press.