Arcieri’s plays have been produced in America, England, Australia, Belgium, Croatia, China and Canada. They include the one-acts The Scream (All Out Arts, The Actors Institute, Moving Arts, East West), Requiem for Albert (The Actors Institute, Vital Theatre, Bedlam Theatre), Drinking Zombies (Myriad Arts, Moving Arts), Norman! (Theatre Three, Theatre 40, Vital Theatre, Flesh Pot) and The Play About the Menu at Simon’s Coffee Shop (Theatre Three, Moving Arts, WAT?, Leduc Drama Society). The Scream was optioned for a feature film and Drinking Zombies has been published by Original Works. His full-lengths include Modern Astrology (Theatre Conspiracy) and Cowbirds (Arena Theatre).


Japanese Death Poem had a staged reading at Kitchen Dog Theatre in Dallas TX and a full production at Theatre 40 in Los Angeles. Both were directed by Tony-nominated Stephen Tobolowsky, the latter starring Julie Hagerty. That play also won Stony Brook University’s prestigious John Gassner Award. It was produced again this April 2016 by WAT? Theatre in Belgium (in Dutch).


The Play About the Menu at Simon’s Coffee Shop was produced on Long Island at Theatre Three in 2008, in Los Angeles at Moving Arts in 2009 and in Belgium by WAT? Theatre (in Dutch) in 2011. The Sisters Flora, also a one-act, was produced in 2011 at both Full Circle Theater in WV and the North Park Playwrights Festival in San Diego, CA. His newest full length St. Thea: A One-Act Play in Two Acts had a staged reading at Kitchen Dog in 2009 and a full production at Scena Sisak, Croatia (in Croatian), in 2013. The Scream was staged in Shanghai, China, in 2013 in English and Chinese: two shows on one night with two different casts. Also in 2013, Carl aka Karl was one of four plays (out of 296 submissions) chosen to be part of the nuVoices Festival at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, NC. He spent a week at ATC as playwright-in-residence rehearsing and attending a staged reading of that play. A reading of the new one-act Side Effects Include... happened last February at KDC Theatre in London. Saint Thea: A One-Act Play in Two Acts was published in May, and Cowbirds in June, by Indie Theatre Now. The Leduc Drama Society staged The Play About the Menu at Simon's Coffee Shop in Alberta, Canada, last April and The Scream was produced at Towson University in Baltimore in December. 2014. Carl aka Karl was published in the winter 2015 issue of the new theatre journal Fourth Wall Review. How to Catch and Cook a Bluefish was read at Northport Plays, NY, in March and had its world premiere at Dover Little Theatre, NJ, in April 2015. And finally, beyond the WAT? production of Japanese Death Poem in April, 2016, the Leduc Drama Society staged Cowbirds at the Edmonton Fringe Festival in Alberta, Canada, in August, 2016.

 

His haiku, haibun and haiga have been published in prestigious journals, including Frogpond and Modern Haiku.

 

Oh, and he wrote a book, too! It's called Drunk Socks:Notes for a Novella and it's been published very recently on Amazon eBooks. He could put a link here to make it easy for you, but he believes in his heart that if you really care you will find it yourself with a little google noodling.


Holding MA degrees in Biological Sciences and Theatre Arts from Stony Brook University, he lives and writes on Long Island in New York and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

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