Hi. I’m a playwright and filmmaker living in NYC. Origionally from NJ, I went to Northwestern University and have been in the city since 1985. Been with my husband Robert for over 20 years (as of October, 2007). My interests range from opera to pro wrestling to old movies to Marvel comics to turn of the century vaudeville. More to come.

Let me know what you think of my site/films/plays etc.

davidsimpatico@yahoo.com


12 Responses to “About Me”


  1. 1 Peter Snyder
    October 11, 2008 at 12:56 am

    Hello David,

    I’m coming to you by way of Mike Bloom’s facebook page, and enjoyed N.U. with you…

    Well, I know I enjoyed you. I couldn’t possibly remember right now in what classes, but as I continue to awaken these memories I’m sure I’ll remember something.

    I too have been with my Husband Paul for just 20 years as of Next June 2009.

    I look forward to your re-befriending me in face book and am really impressed with your Musical.

  2. 2 Diva
    October 2, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Hello My Darling,

    No report of the Glen or Glenda reading? No pics from your various travels? Maybe you need an assistant to update your page for you. And no, that is not me volunteering. It would be best to just get yourself an intern. After all, isn’t that what one does at this stage in your career?

    Love your face, love your space, love you, xoxo

  3. 3 Cori Ellison
    April 26, 2010 at 12:25 am

    Dear David,

    I saw WHIDA PERU last night and was knocked out. Some of the best musical theatre in many a long day! Ever consider writing opera libretti? If so, I’d encourage you to check out the Composer Librettist Development fellowship program at American Lyric Theatre.

    All best,
    Cori Ellison
    Dramaturg
    New York City Opera

  4. March 11, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    HI David – I heard your one act play ” “Wish Fulfillment” would be something to consider doing next year at the school I teach at – how can I get a copy to read?

  5. September 19, 2014 at 4:45 am

    Truly no matter if someone doesn’t understand after that its up to other users that they will
    assist, so here it happens.

  6. 9 fred pfisterer
    March 16, 2017 at 5:25 am

    Just ilstened to The Screams of Kitty Genovese (2006 NY concert cast). Great but who is singing what? Is there any way to match the selections with the singers?

    • 10 David
      March 16, 2017 at 8:15 am

      Fred, Thanks for giving it a listen. You can find the libretto to the revised score here: https://newplayexchange.org/plays/64301/screams-kitty-genovese-score-will-todd
      you can download the libretto for perusal; we made a bunch of changes for the final 2009 UK version, which is now the official version, so when you read it, the libretto is more recent than the score; but you can also listen to the UK version that follows the libretto more closely, on the same link; on the lower right side of the page, under ‘supporting materials’ just hit the ‘music samples’ link.
      anyway thanks again for listening.


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