Mile Square Theatreâ€™s Playwright-in-Residence Debuts new Solo Show
Â By Sally Deering
Â A life in the theater can be a wonderful journey if he or she sticks it out long enough and for actor and playwright Joseph Gallo, his long dayâ€™s journey in the theater continues to be mined with opportunities. Â He just had two of his plays published by River City Books; and as playwright-in-residence at Mile Square Theatre (MST) in Hoboken, Gallo is about to debut his newest one-man show, LONG GONE DADDY directed by MST artistic director Chris Oâ€™Connor. Performances begin July 20 and run through August 7 in the companyâ€™s new theater on the corner of 14th & Clinton.
Prior to this, Gallo workshopped his play Two-Man Kidnapping Rule at MST. It was later produced by the New Ohio Theatre in New York, and published in Smith & Krausâ€™s anthology 2012 Best Menâ€™s Stage Monologues and Scenes. As a solo writer/performer Gallo appeared in the original production of his one-man show My Italy Story at Penguin Rep in Stony Point, NY, which later had its debut Off-Broadway at the 47th Street Theatre in New York, starring Danny Mastrogiorgio (â€œâ€¦a compelling page turner.â€â€”The New York Times). An avid storyteller, Gallo won a StorySLAM championship at The Moth in NYC. Continue reading LONG GONE DADDY -Actor, Playwright Joe Gallo of Hoboken debuts New Play on Fatherhood