Tom Slot

FAREWELL TO SANITY AND OTHER IRRATIONAL CONSTRUCTS

Burnt-out psychologist Dr. Henley knows crazy, but when he’s confronted by the ghost of a whaling ship captain from 1863, Henley embarks on an insane adventure that could cost him his license to practice, his sanity, and his life.

GRACELESS

The Mayor of Anderson, South Carolina is in the political fight of his life when a sexual harassment scandal breaks in the middle of his reelection campaign: so why did the Governor just offer to make him a US Senator?

KILLING TIME

In this dark comedy, a prostitute and a botanist are stuck in a room they can't escape, an aging cop and a Trekkie have a chance encounter on a bus, bodies are piling up on Conner Beach, and there's a serial killer on the loose.

MY FATHER'S ASHES

On the one-year anniversary of their father's death, three sisters return to their childhood home to scatter his ashes.

Tom Slot was born in Washington DC and raised in Maryland. He received his MFA in theater from Columbia University where he studied with Kristin Linklater, Anne Bogart, and Andrei Serban. Tom is the co-founder and artistic director of Original Binding Productions, a New York City based Theater Company that focuses on producing original work and community service projects. He has been actively working as a playwright, actor, and director in NYC since 2006. When not on stage, he teaches acting at Queens College and The Queens School of Inquiry.

New York Productions: Graceless (The Paradise Factory - 2014 Planet Connections Festivity, nominated for best playwright), My Father’s Ashes (Theater 54, NYIT awards nominee), Farewell to Sanity and Other Irrational Constructs (Gene Frankel Theater – 2013 Planet Connections Festivity, nine award nominations, winner of four including Best Actor for David Stallings), Killing Time (Payan Theater, 2012 Princess Grace Playwright Fellowship finalist), the rock opera The Father of Songs (Off-Broadway Theater at Roy Arias), two children’s musicals My Cousin From The Moon and Where In The World Is Whally The Whale (Grace Theater), and the educational theater piece Step Up To The Plate. Published work: Tom’s one act play Reimagining Oedipus can be found in The Freshwater Goes To High School Anthology available on Amazon.com.


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