Dominic Orlando

Dominic Orlando is a former Core Writer, two-time Jerome Fellow and McKnight Fellow of The Playwrights Center in Minneapolis. Currently working on the screenplay for his Danny Casolaro Died for You, optioned by Caliber Media & Aviation Films. Other current commissions: adapting Don DeLillo’s Hammer & Sickle for ArtsEmerson in Boston; book & lyrics for The Barbary Coast, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California; and book & lyrics for The Minneapolis Working Boys Band, at The History Theatre in St Paul. He is a founding producer with The Workhaus Playwrights Collective, company-in-residence at The Playwrights’ Center, where he wrote and directed A Short Play About Globalization (2007), The Sense of What Should Be (2009), and A Short Play About 9/11 (2011). The Minneapolis Working Boys Band will have its premiere at The History Theatre in May.