My Writings. My Thoughts.

“Meet the Playwright” interview with Indie Theater Now

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Check out my interview with Indie Theater Now who published “The Egg Progect“:

“The Egg Progect” published by Indie Theater Now / Interview

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Happy to announce “The Egg Progect” is published at Indie Theater Now and included in their FringeNYC ’15 collection:
Indie Theater Now

Also, check out the interview I did with Theater In The Now: Spotlight On…Mike Amato.

The Egg Progect in the New York International Fringe Festival 2015

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“hilarious… Amato’s script is quite brilliant. His dialogue is crisp and smart. The ensemble has perfect balance of chemistry… This play certainly has the potential to move beyond this festival so check it out before you have to pay off-Broadway prices to see it.” NY Theater Now

My baby is in the NY International Fringe Festival! August 14th – 30th, 2015

Click for HERE for ticket and show info!


Debbie Harry plays my mom in a reading of my play The Egg Progect #rapture #oedipus

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It was an awesome experience–a staged reading of my play at 3 Legged Dog theater in downtown Manhattan with the incredible, beautiful, sultry punk-goddess–my dream girl–Debbie Harry! Mmm. Blondie looking deep into my eyes and telling me how much she loves me…. OK, she was playing my mom, but still. *sigh*


How did it happen? My friend, NY actor Gary Ray who has played the father in every production and who goes way back with Debbie, sent her the script. She liked it and asked what was next. It took a while to make our schedules work; this woman is no hausfrau, she still tours: Blondie’s 2012 USA Tour. She’s still every bit the rock-star, but with less stage diving. (I asked her if she ever stage dove…she laughed. “Probably!”) But finally it came together. My friend and actress who played the fiancée, Susan Archer, found the theater and we made magic.

It was very flattering that she wanted to play this role–a sick suburban housewife who is miles away from the one she played in Hairspray. This was more Albee than Waters, but she brought a simmering insanity to it which is exactly what I had in mind. We had fun rehearsals–she’d hug me and call me her “boy.” The reading was well-attended and looks like good news is on the horizon. Movement! Love it.

Oh, I forgot to mention. She had written on her script “Not all eggs are the same!” She said she read it on the side of a truck and thought of the play. *sigh*

Read more about “The Egg Progect” HERE and check out this sizzle reel:




I’ll be telling a stirring Italian story at Patasola’s Parlor: La Dolce Vita 4/17/13

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Click here for the Facebook Invite

Your hostesses/poetesses Lisa Marie Basile & Emily Linstrom invite you to pay tribute to Liberation Day in Italy and to National Poetry Month, we’re bringing you an event that boasts literary, burlesque and storytelling talent inspired by all things Italiano:

Show starts ON TIME at 7:30pm and ends at 9:30. Don’t be late, or you’ll miss out on our specialty drink, The Sophia, the beautiful ladies & dashing gents, selected poems by Alda Merini, banter and free giveaways.

Best of all? It’s FREE to attend!!!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 7:30pm
Happy Ending Lounge
302 Broome Street, New York, New York

The Moth GrandSLAM! at the Highline Ballroom Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Come hear my story Tuesday, July 17 at

The Moth GrandSLAM XXV
Hosted by Dan Kennedy

Showtime @ 7:30 PM
Doors open @ 6:00 PM

Tickets go on sale
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 @ 12:00 PM

Performing at the 2012 Nantucket Film Festival, June 20-24!

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I’ll be a special guest, along with comedian and MothSlam superstar Adam Wade, at their annual Late Night Storytelling event featuring Mike Birbiglia and hosted by Glee’s Mike O’Malley!

Man I’m so jealous. Wait..I’m talking about ME!! yes.

AND…I’ll be turning 40 there! Yikes. Of course, being a VIP should take the sting off.

Sooooo excited!

I’ll be in STRIPPED STORIES Thursday May 10

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hosted by Giulia Rozzi & Margot Leitman
Thursday May 10, 2012
at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

307 West 26th Street (at 8th Ave) NYC
$5 tickets available at
Take C,E to 23rd Street

This month’s theme is “Tales From The Web” with stories from:
Mike Amato (The Moth, Montreal Comedy Festival)
Selena Coppock (Author “The New Rules For Blondes”, Connotation Show)
and music from Chris “Shockwave Sullivan (The Electric Company, Freestyle Love Supreme)!

STRIPPED STORIES is the hit sex-themed monthly storytelling show in NYC where hosts Giulia Rozzi (MTV,Vh1,TLC) & Margot Leitman (Vh1, Author of upcoming book “Gawky” published by Seal Press) invite comedians, musicians and guests to reveal hysterically honest stories about their sex lives. Giulia and Margot will also each reveal their own juicy stories amidst games, audience interviews and hookups… hopefully.

Waggytail Spring Benefit with Janeane Garofalo! 4/19/12

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I’m doing a Waggytail Spring Benefit with Janeane Garofalo & Dave Hill @UCBeast. Looking forward to getting some tail!