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Tony DiMurro

Tony DiMurro is a New York City-based writer and actor. His most recent play 1-2-3 MANHUNT was produced by Theater for the New City last October and received several great notices (www.123Manhunt.com). The play originally developed with Naked Angels in their Tuesdays@9 and First Mondays reading series was also a semi-finalist for The O'Neill Summer Playwrights Conference. His first short film ST. MARTIN of TOURS premiered at The Culver City Film Festival and won the festival's Best Spiritual Short Film Award. He is also in the new feature-film THE SISTERS KARRAS, currently on the festival circuit.

Previous plays include 3 FOR THE ROAD which premiered at The Splinter Group in Milwaukee and was subsequently produced in Los Angeles by The Road Theatre Company in their Off-Road Series. WAITING FOR MY MAN, produced Off-Broadway by CAP21 at the DR2. BERGIN PINES, produced by ARTSWEST Theater in Athens, Ohio. MINNESOTA FATS IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER, received a full-workshop production by The Directors Company in New York City after it was named a semi-finalist for The Sundance Theater Lab. MOE GREEN GETS IT IN THE EYE, produced Off-Broadway by LaTea Theater at the Soto Clemente Velez Arts Center where it was selected for The NY1's Critic's Choice Passport to Off-Broadway Series. THE COYOTE BLEEDS, premiered at The Worth Street Theater where it ran for several months to critical acclaim and was named a New York Times Critic's Pick. It is published by PLAYSCRIPTS, INC. His first play, the original version of MOE GREEN GETS IT IN THE EYE (which he wrote backstage between entrances while performing in AS YOU LIKE IT) was presented by The RAPP Theater Company at The RAPP Arts Center on the Lower East Side.

He has written several screenplays for David Sonenberg's DASFilms and Snoot/Occupant  Pictures, including the screen adaptation of his play THE COYOTE BLEEDS. He is also currently at work on a television pilot with the producer Don Kurt.

A graduate of New York University and a member of  The Actors Studio Playwrights and Directors Unit he started as an actor and studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

In his spare time he likes to ride the subways, worry, and follow the New York Yankees.