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Free Theater Jan. 8: Daniel Damiano’s Acclaimed ‘One With the Current’

By January 4, 2023January 5th, 2023No Comments

Time change notice: This performance will now begin at 2:00pm.


Join us in historic Adler Hall at 2:00pm on January 8 for a free special performance of Daniel Damiano’s acclaimed and timely solo play, One With the Current, which’s Peter Filichia cited in its September World Premiere as “Extraordinary,” “Sharply Written,” “Beautifully Performed,” and “Dare I say, the Best solo play I’ve seen in a long, long, long time.”

A North Carolina husband and father accompanies his childhood friend on a fishing trip during the pandemic, but the events that ensue will change his life forever…

Written & Performed by Daniel Damiano. Newscast Voices by Judy Alvarez and Brooke Turner. Directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby.


About Daniel Damiano

Daniel Damiano is an Award-winning Playwright, Screenwriter, Actor, Poet and Novelist based in Brooklyn, NY. He has been the recipient of the Christopher Brian Wolk Award for Playwriting, as well as a nominee for the Pushcart Poetry Prize and a Finalist for the Arts & Letters Prize for Drama. He was most recently a Finalist for the 2022 David A. Einhorn Memorial Playwriting Award. His acclaimed play, DAY OF THE DOG, was published in 2018 by Broadway Play Publishing, while one of his latest plays, THE WILD BOAR, was a recent Finalist for Dayton Playhouse’s Futurefest 2022, and a previous Finalist for both the Woodward/Newman Drama Award and the Janet & Bruce Bunch Award. In September, three of his acclaimed plays (Harmony Park, The Golden Year, & The Dishonorable Discharge of Private Pitts) were published in PLAYS BY DANIEL DAMIANO – Volume 1.

In 2021, fandango 4 Art House published his debut novel, THE WOMAN IN THE SUN HAT (Seattle Book Review Recommendation), and subsequently his debut poetry book, 104 DAYS OF THE PANDEMIC. In December 2022, fandango 4 Art House released GRAPHIC NATURE, his second novel. Between 2017-2020, he performed his previously acclaimed solo play AMERICAN TRANQUILITY at the PIT Loft, the Downtown Urban Arts Festival, two separate engagements at the East Village Playhouse and at the Capital Fringe Festival in DC, all under the direction of Kathy Gail MacGowan. He premiered ONE WITH THE CURRENT as part of the 2022 Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City in September, directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby. Visit him online at

(Banner photos by Gerry Goodstein)

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