Daniel P. Quinn debuted Edward Bond’s play DEREK for Theatre for the 20th Century at Rutgers University and NJIT in 1989. His poetry and plays appeared in American Phantasmagoria (Lulu 2020) and also in Short Plays to Long Remember (TNT). THE ROCKING CHAIR was originally published by Essex County College, and his poetry by the Newark Library. Mr. Quinn also gives history tours of Newark, Paterson, and Manhattan. The First ward Italian neighborhood was where his Grandfather landed in Newark from Italy about 1899. He was also a member of The Drama Guild at St Benedicts Prep in Newark, which recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary hosted by Frank Torok and Pat Flynn in 2012 and in 2018. He also wrote Exits & Entrances (2007) a Theatre Memoir from l981-2006. (AuthorHouse 2007). He was formerly also with the Irish
Arts Center where he served as Associate Producer, and Guest Director.
His notable works included the World Premiere production of Janet
Noble’s Away Alone; the NY Premiere of Graham Reid’s Remembrance, the
NY Premiere of Tom Murphy’s The Gigli Concert with Kate Burton in a
well received staged reading and the Obie Award for Tim McDonnell as
Best Actor in Diary of a Madman.
He produced Frank and Malachy McCourt’s A Couple of Blaguards, Trouble
& Strife Theatre’s Now and at the Hour of our Death, and received the
Irish Institute Award. This was his Award winning production of John Maguire’s l877
melodrama Honesty is the Best Policy. He also co-directed the
controversial Black Jesus Passion Play at the Park Theatre in Union
City, NJ. At the Bickford Theatre in Morristown he was a Guest
Producer with John J. Trause’s epic Latter Day Litany, and William
Butler Yeats’ PURGATORY, AFTER THE BALL; and BEFORE THE CRASH at the Bickford Theatre in the Morris Museum. He was also active as a producing scout at the Dublin Theatre Festival
as a guest of Aer Lingus. Prior presentations of Organized Labor have
been seen at Bridgeton Poetry Center, Grover Cleveland Birthplace,
William Carlos Williams Center, Landmark Books, Bowery Poets Cafe,
Cafe Local, Morris Museum, Il Trapezio Cafe, the Irish Arts Center in
NYC and Nutley, Secaucus, Belleville Libraries and Italian American
Museum on Mulberry St in NYC.
His books are for sale for $15.75 at Watchung Books; Amazon.com, Montclair Book
Center; Drama Books, or Barnes+Noble.com.
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