Tony Vellela

Tony Vellela writes the monthly theatre column Intermission Talk, which is also syndicated at several sites across the country. His play Admissions, a Best Play winner at the New York International Fringe Festival, is published by Playscripts. Maisie & Grover Go to the Theatre is published by ArtAge Publishing. He's also written eight other plays and musicals, including Mister and What We Don't Confess, three books, and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. He wrote and produced the PBS series about theatre, Character Studies. The television documentary he wrote about AIDS, The Test of Time, for Lifetime Television, was a CableACE Award-winner. He has taught various theatre classes at the New School, HB Studio, Columbia University Teachers College, Lehman College and other institutions, and conducts small-group sessions and private coaching from home. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Writers Guild of America, East and the Mystery Writers of America. He is married to New York University IT analyst Howard Fink.

Plays by Tony Vellela

  • Admissions
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      Excellence in Playwriting Award - New York International Fringe Festival 1999

      Ten Best Plays of 1995 - Backstage Magazine