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Arts, History and Life in 2021.

Daniel P Quinn worked at LaScala in Milan, Italy. He loves doing programs on Broadway, Opera history from Maria Jeritza, to Beverly Sills in NORMA, Magda Olivero in TOSCA, and farewell recital’s by Roberta Peters, Franco Corelli, and Sills.

When Marilyn Horne lived in Orange she sang a concert performance with Henry Lewis of PRINCE IGOR. The Times could have lobbied for an Historic Site of Jeritza’s still standing estate as she frequented he Opera a Symphony Hall in Newark, as did Giovanni Martinelli, and even Imelda Marcos. Alfredo Silipigni devoted most of his career to the Opera in Newark, and made notable recordings of rarely heard opera’s by Mascagni and Leoncavallo as well.

Exits and Entrances includes chapters on history of Lyons, France and sister silk City Paterson, NJ. New Book Provides Behind-the-Scenes Look at 25 years Off-Broadway, Opera at LaScala, and Lyons including the Kennedy and Lincoln Centers as well as International Productions. Mr.Quinn has worked with first class writers and opera conductors including luminous names such as Frank McCourt and Claudio Abbado. Olympia Dukakis: on FANGS TO RICHES: “As a great many indictments of American culture…if performed w/gusto… it would have a strong impact….be an ideal project…for an audience. You’re a very talented man. “ Olympia. 2010 Next Generaton INDIE finalist award winner SHORT PLAYS TO LONG REMEMBER ISBN 978–1–886586–14–7

Finalist in Performing Arts category — 2012 USA Best Book AWARDS from BOOK NEWS! 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Finalist Award winner compiled and edited by Francine L. Trevens — an eclectic collection of 27 plays by 14 American authors including: Perry Brass, Daniel P. Quinn

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Music

Lascala

Opera

Maria Jeritza

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Nov 29, 2017

ArtsPR rejects “fake news” in 2018.

ArtsPRunlimited rejects the high-end art auction at Sotheby for now-dead artists, the newly released $998- tkts for Bette Midler in HELL(o) DOLLY the scandalous…Read more · 1 min read


Nov 29, 2017

Tunisia program in 2021.

ArtsPRunlimited and Daniel P Quinn have developed thisF cultural exchange proposal via Tunis and the Pax Hannibal Alliance. We are very excited and committed to in spite of all the violence in the Arab world to show this award winning Tunisian Film in NJ.

Daniel P Quinn is an Award winning member of the Society of Stage Directors in Manhattan. His work has also been shown regionally at Burlington County College’s Foundation Theatre, Greene County Art Awarness Festival, Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Snug Harbor, Rutgers University, William Carlos Williams Center, and Grover Cleveland National Landmark and Mitzi Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center. He has premiered plays by Edward Bond in NYC, and Tom Murphy in Rome, Italy. He was also a guest of the French government for a Lyons, France exchange with his Arts Festival in Paterson, NJ, and a guest of Aer Lingus at the Dublin Theatre Festival. He has also appeared on the Today show, NPR radio for his book “organized labor”, and else where on the web and Amazon.com …Read more · 3 min read


Nov 29, 2017

Trump Days of reckoning and recklessness.

As we begin to clearly see Trumps mind bending comments, fake facts, and disregard for decency, we must respond in kind. We too must expand on the 21st century and our malaise. When the TV media began Hollywood Mania programs (including Trump)in lieu of the evening news at 7pm, they were at fault.

The stock market rises to new heights of madness, but it must correct itself from this rampant speculation.

We must begin to recognize the 30 years of separation between a living wage that stopped rising decades ago (if one factors in both parents working full time jobs and the present decline of living standards. …Read more · 2 min read


ArtsPRunlimited announces Daniel P. Quinn is available for book signing or media appearances for “Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond,” at colleges, universities or book stores through 2017–18.. From Lyons, France to Paterson, NJ, from New York to Rome, Italy, Newark to outside Philadelphia.

He was also affiliated with the Bickford Theatre in Morristown as a Guest Producer with BEFORE THE CRASH ! ; John Trause’s epic Latter-Day Litany, Opera Bis !; Yeats’ PURGATORY with Mickey Kelly, and After The Ball in recent seasons, and BEFORE THE CRASH ! in 2011.

Goodbye Promises promises on 1/20/21.

@dpbquinnAward winning Off-Broadway director. Plays: American Phantasmagoria (2020) “organized labor’; “Exits+ Entrances” and Newark, Italy & me (2019) Lulu Books

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danielpquinn | Newark, NJ Promises, Promises was a great musical om Broadway. Promises, promises… A few for some, many for naught. How many are kept ?

Hundreds more forgotten. Hyperbole donald promises the world, metaphorically, insults almost everyone who didn’t vote for him or had any competence at all. “you’re fired” was just transposed from la la TV land.

America was full of promise, until djt won the electoral College… Promises, promises for 188,000 thousand dead. Kids in detention centers. Violence on the streets. When you lose, promise us you’ll leave the White House in January.

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Award winning Off-Broadway director. Plays: American Phantasmagoria (2020) “organized labor’; “Exits+ Entrances” and Newark, Italy & me (2019) Lulu Books

Looking back at pre-Covid 19 and Newark, NJ,

Secrets of The Newark Museum on Sunday 4/22/18 (1–3pm).

Explore and learn about the secrets of the Newark Museum and their newly renovated and expanded Bamberger entrance on Washington St. A few blocks away is Prudential and their sparkling new Headquarters building. The Hahne’s renovation is world class. Sure there are problems but Rutgers is also buying buildings and restoring them for the 21st century.

Requested donation is $75- per person that will include a choice of one of my e books inscribed for you and Museum admission ($15.00)with our group. We will explore the work of Arshille Gorky, the Beer business in Newark including Pabst and the Ballentine House, a visit to the Fire Museum, and a talk on the Columbus monument by the Giuseppe Verdi Society of Newark from 1925 till today.

We welcome whatever you can afford or making a $50-contribution if you cannot attend.

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Local Knowledge Press; Performing Arts Journal, 108 blogs in The New York Times (2020), Red Wheelbarrow Press , Lulu Books, The Herald News, Author House.

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La Boheme (Century 21) .

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Newark, Italy + Me Then and Now, by Daniel P Quinn

EIN News (press release)

“As a member of three labor unions, and I really enjoyed Daniel P Quinn’s “organized labor (Author House).”

ArtsPRunlimited announces Daniel P. Quinn will be appearing on UntappedNY on February25, 2021. His books include “Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond,” and he has also worked from Lyons, France to Paterson, NJ, from New York to Rome, Italy, Newark to outside Philadelphia.

He was also affilaited with the Morris Muesum Bickford Theatre in Morristown as a Guest Producer with BEFORE THE CRASH ! ; John Trause’s epic Latter-Day Litany, Opera Bis !; Yeats’ PURGATORY with Mickey Kelly, and After The Ball, and BEFORE THE CRASH in 2011.

Mr. Quinn has directed and produced the US Premiere of plays by British playwright Edward Bond, Irish writer Tom Murphy, American’s Paul Parente, Daniel Gabriel, Janet Noble, and John Maguire., to Arts Festivals on Snug Harbor, Paterson, and special events in NYC. Recipient of the Short Play Festival Award, The Irish Institute Award, and co-producer of the OBIE award winning Tim McDonell, in Diary of a Madman, his premiere of Noble’s AWAY ALONE was subsequently produced in Dublin, Chicago, and throughout the USA.

Award winning Director Daniel P Quinn earns kudos in The Irish Post, Wisconsin, Montclair Times, The Star Ledger, Bergen Record, Amazon.com and Italian Voice.

Daniel P Quinn, author, available for book signings of ‘Exits & Entrances: and a talk on Opera’ at LaScala and his career Off-Broadway. Program to include his interview on National Public Radio for his first book “organized labor” (2004). Contact Author House at 888–280–7715 or http://www.authorhouse.com.

Exits & Entrances was a selection of the week in NJ Ink by The Star Ledger, received a front page article in The Italian Voice, and a rave review from The Irish Post (Spring, 2009) and The Montclair Times (April 3, 2008).

Daniel P Quin has also produced Arts Festivals on Snug Harbor, a 5 Year Lyons, France, Paterson Festival, and special events in NYC. Quinn was also the recipient of the Short Play Festival Award, The Irish Institute Award, and co-producer of the OBIE award winning Tim McDonell, in Diary of a Madman.

Mr. Quinn was formerly affiliated with the Bickford Theatre, Park Theatre, Foundation Theatre, Lincoln Center and Irish Arts Center, where he served as Associate Producer, Producer and Guest Director. His notable works included Janet Noble’s Away Alone; Graham Reid’s Remembrance, Tom Murphy’s The Gigli Concert with Kate Burton, the Obie Award winning Tim McDonnell as Best Actor in Diary of a Madman, revivals of Sean O’Casey’s Bedtime Story, and Frank and Malachy McCourt’s A Couple of Blaguards.

He was also a guest of Aer Lingus at the Dublin Theatre Festival in Ireland. His musical productions have included Berlioz’ The Childhood of Christ (L’Enfance du Christ), the Brecht/Weill musical HAPPY END, the 1890’s musical collage AFTER THE BALL, and The Olde American Way including music by Foster, Gottschalk, and Eisler. His work has also included the controversial Black Jesus Passion Play at the Park Theatre.

ArtsPR also curated art shows at Trapezio, Nutley, NJ, the Vice-Counsel of Italy, Newark, NJ, and Morris Museum with works by Antonio Masini.

Breakdown ?

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Chilling, horrible, ruthless and now terrifying for world piece and justice. Hour by hour, if he BREAKSDOWN what happens then ?


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Selfies, Life + Death…


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Recently, I attended a classmate’s unexpected funeral as we had been friends since high school. It was a sudden heart attack. No selfies were taken, only grief, and shared tears.

He was also a great supporter of my work and will be deeply missed, as have many teachers, family, colleagues and friends who have died very young from AIDS over my career and family members who generationally are all gone now. I have never taken a selfie because I cannot afford or own a smart phone. Some people would say I am very dumb because of this.

But I remember Susan Sontag’s great essays in her book ON PHOTOGRAPHY. I grew up with a haunting photo of my Mother’s Father who came to America from Italy whom I never met.

He died 11 years before I was born. His youngest child my Uncle died of lieukemia at about age 10. My Father lost his Father when he was 10 years old. There was memory but also silence.

My Italian side of my Family made annual and semi-seasonal trips to their grave to place flowers, wreaths or pray.

The Irish side of my Family never went.

My Grandmother died and later my parents were buried there in Queens as well. No one took a selfie as they did not yet exist.

There was a noble history in photography that we have now downgraded into self (ishness), self-promotion

and a web driven swamp.

We all think we are immortal…

All we really have is today.

The Kennedy Center etc.

The Kennedy Center with Janet Baker, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Claudio Abbado, Georg Solti, Herbert von Karajan the Deutsche Oper, Paris Opera and LaScala !

LaScala sang the Verdi Requiem by heart. Wieland Wagner’s LOHENGRIN by the Deutsche Oper !! Verdi’s MACBETH with Shirley Verrett, , and SIMON BOCCANEGRA; contrasted by Rossini’s CENERENTOLLA with the debut of Frederica Von Stade to LA BOHEME as clear as day decades later.

Jane Alexander and Richard Kiley’s in Ibsen’s MASTER BUILDER in repertory at the Eisenhower Theatre with Henry James’ WASHINGTON SQUARE.

Jason Robards and Zoe Caldwell in O’Neill’s LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. Irene Worth and Christopher Walken in Williams’ SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, John Wood in Stoppards’s TRAVESTIES; the U.S. Premiere of Pinter’s NO MAN’S LAND with John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson in spellbinding synergy from the National Theatre.

These first-rate productions graced the Kennedy Center, under Roger Stevens tenure and several came to the Brooklyn Academy of Music as well.

“A little mercy makes the world less cold and more just.” Pope Francis

ArtsPRunlimited,Inc.is interested in collaboration w/colleagues for Intercultural Exchange, Arts Festivals, including thematic ventures such as Newark Goes Baroque 2018–21. My time working backstage in Milan followed w few years after, with other sojourns to the Dublin Theatre Festival as a guest of Aer Lingus, and a trip to Lyons France to organize an exhibition with its sister City Paterson ! That included an exhibit I curated at the Paterson Library in 2001.

Je Suis Tunisien 2035 from Tunisia in English in May 17, 2018 at the Morris Museum.

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Award winning Writer, Director, and Founder, ArtsPRunlimited Inc. DanielPQuinn684@gmail.com. Society of Stage Directors, NYC.

Playwrighting Summary
Malachy McCourt starred in THE ROCKING CHAIR by Daniel P. Quinn from SHORT PLAYS TO LONG REMEMBER (TNT Books 2010). This volume also includes FANGS TO RICHES also by Daniel P Quinn. “organized labor” collected poetry (Amazon.com) 2005.

“Exits & Entrances”, 25 years Off-Broadway, Opera and beyond. (2008) AuthorHouse; www.Amazon.com.

My directing debut with Edward Bond’s play STONE in OHIO space occurred 35 years ago this season, Amazing, provocative and unforgettable. Danny Sandford, Jim Boutilier, Michael McClare

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WRITTEN BYdaniel p quinn

Local Knowledge Press; Performing Arts Journal, 108 blogs in The New York Times (2020), Red Wheelbarrow Press , Lulu Books, The Herald News, Author House.

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Dec 4, 2017

Newark (17th Century Baroque) 2019.

ArtsPRunlimited begins planning this Baroque Festival 2019. Individuals, and Foundation are all Invited to lend in-kind, financial or sponsorship support for Newark, NJ.

The Newark Goes Baroque Festival is still in the planning stages of development over 3 years and the themes are Prelude, Overture, and Finale. Newark and Naples, Italy. Both are struggling Cities with artistic treasures that might be vivified by a bold cultural exchange venture here and there.

Other Newark roots include German Beer Baron History, and German Jews (on King Blvd) or a BACH celebration of German composers with the NJ Symphony. St Benedicts (of which I am an alumnus) was founded by monks from Germany as well. A Homage to Sol Hurok who kept classical music alive in Newark along w/Moe Septee might be part of this celebration of Baroque culture in Newark. …Read more · 2 min read


Dec 3, 2017

ArtsPR thrived in 2017

We Celebrated Lyons + Paterson on 2/19/17 with Congressional Proclamation from Honorable Bill Pascrell with a corollary lecture on Paterson & Lyons at NJPAC at the Orchestre de Lyon concert.

PRO-BONO SUPPORT FOR ST PATRICK’S Parade 1916–2017
commemoration in Newark on 3/17/17. LITERARY BOOK SIGNINGS AND PUBLICATIONS AT MEADOWLANDS MUSEUM, Kilkenny Alehouse, Wiiliam Carlos Williams Center, and more. IDaniel P Quinn read at the Willliam Carlos Williams Center on Tue 6/7/17.

We were at Luigi’s 6/22 in Newark, NJ,
+ July 11th at Biricchino for
Fundraising event(s).

Weds. 8/23/17 at 730pm.
Mark Decker, Esq, was our special guest
to discuss SACCO & VANZETTI with me:
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Dec 2, 2017

Italian Music in America.

This program was at the Elmwood Park Municipal Building where Quinn spoke about La Scala and his time in Milano. His insider comments on Voices and LaScala from a backstage perspective were a highlight.

Quinn worked in Milan, Italy and loves doing Opera programs, or on Broadway for your audience. Newark has an illustrious Opera history from the retirement home of Maria Jeritza, to Beverly Sills in NORMA, Magda Olivero in TOSCA, and farewell recital’s by Roberta Peters, Franco Corelli, and Sills.

When Marilyn Horne lived in Orange she sang a concert performance with Henry Lewis of PRINCE IGOR. The Times could have lobbied for an Historic Site of Jeritza’s still standing estate as she frequented he Opera a Symphony Hall in Newark, as did Giovanni Martinelli, and even Imelda Marcos. Alfredo Silipigni devoted most of his career to the Opera in Newark, and made notable recordings of rarely heard opera’s by Mascagni and Leoncavallo as well.

Exits and Entrances includes chapters on history of Lyons, France and sister silk City Paterson, NJ. New Book Provides Behind-the-Scenes Look at 25 years Off-Broadway, Opera at LaScala, and Lyons including the Kennedy and Lincoln Centers as well as International Productions. Mr.Quinn has worked with first class writers and opera conductors including luminous names such as Frank McCourt and Claudio Abbado. Olympia Dukakis: on FANGS TO RICHES: “As a great many indictments of American culture…if performed w/gusto… it would have a strong impact….be an ideal project…for an audience. You’re a very talented man. “ Olympia. …Read more · 2 min read

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Nov 29, 2017

ArtsPR rejects “fake news” in 2018.

ArtsPRunlimited rejects the high-end art auction at Sotheby for now-dead artists, the newly released $998- tkts for Bette Midler in HELL(o) DOLLY the scandalous…Read more · 1 min read


Nov 29, 2017

NIKON Award Film at Morris Museum.

We are presenting JE SUIS TUNISIEN 2045 on 5/17/18 at the Bickford Theatre in the Morris Museum. Call 973–971–3707 for advance tkts.

ArtsPRunlimited and Daniel P Quinn have developed thisF cultural exchange proposal via Tunis and the Pax Hannibal Alliance. We are very excited and committed to in spite of all the violence in the Arab world to show this award winning Tunisian Film in NJ.

Daniel P Quinn is an Award winning member of the Society of Stage Directors in Manhattan. His work has also been shown regionally at Burlington County College’s Foundation Theatre, Greene County Art Awarness Festival, Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Snug Harbor, Rutgers University, William Carlos Williams Center, and Grover Cleveland National Landmark and Mitzi Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center. He has premiered plays by Edward Bond in NYC, and Tom Murphy in Rome, Italy. He was also a guest of the French government for a Lyons, France exchange with his Arts Festival in Paterson, NJ, and a guest of Aer Lingus at the Dublin Theatre Festival. He has also appeared on the Today show, NPR radio for his book “organized labor”, and else where on the web and Amazon.com …Read more · 3 min read


3 strikes djt should be out.

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Djt should be arrested and disabused of his delusions and incendiary commands immediately. Gerald Ford could be be a model for Pence, when Ford spoke upon becoming President:
“Our long National nightmare is over” is what we need again today.
Djt could still resign or…………?
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Eyes open and shut 2021

Close your eyes and you will see clearly.
Cease to listen and you will hear Truth.
Be silent and your heart will sing.
Seek no contacts and you will find union.
Be still and you will move forward on the tide of the spirit.
Be gentle and you
will need no strength.
Be patient and you will achieve all things.
Be humble and you will remain entire.

— Taoist meditation