Tony Tambasco

Tony Tambasco

Tony Tambasco is a director (and sometime writer) and holds an M.F.A. in directing from the American Shakespeare Center's partner program with Mary Baldwin University, where he wrote and directed his thesis production, "The Ballad of Dido," a new musical. Some of Tony's other plays include "The Princess of America," performed by Darkhorse Dramatists in 2015, and "The True...
Tony Tambasco is a director (and sometime writer) and holds an M.F.A. in directing from the American Shakespeare Center's partner program with Mary Baldwin University, where he wrote and directed his thesis production, "The Ballad of Dido," a new musical. Some of Tony's other plays include "The Princess of America," performed by Darkhorse Dramatists in 2015, and "The True History of the Famous Duel Between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr," performed at the Incarnate Word Academy in 2016.

As a director, Tony seeks to work with playwrights who relish in using heightened language to give immediate urgency to grand philosophical ideas. He enjoys working with playwrights to help nurture their scripts, and has worked with new scipts from John Patrick Bray and Germaine Shames. Tony has been working with William Hugel on the development of "Gödel" since early 2018.

Plays

  • Battleground State
    The 2076 election tears apart a family in rural Ohio.
  • The Princess of America
    The young Princess Marie and Prince Louis of France confront their uncertain future in this ten minute historical play.
  • The True History of the Famous Duel Between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
    A ten minute history play written in iambic pentameter in which the two fathers of their country meet to settle their grievances the only way they know how. The characters are men, but the author encourages casting diversity of all kinds.