Daniel Takacs

Daniel Takacs

Daniel A. Takacs is a Boston-based playwright and director from Oberlin, Ohio. His original plays have been developed or produced by Cleveland Public Theatre, The MAD Factory, and Boston Playwright's Theatre, and he has taught and directed theatre in Cleveland, Chicago, Denver, and in Boston, where he received his MFA in Theatre Studies from Boston University, with a focus on playwriting and directing....
Daniel A. Takacs is a Boston-based playwright and director from Oberlin, Ohio. His original plays have been developed or produced by Cleveland Public Theatre, The MAD Factory, and Boston Playwright's Theatre, and he has taught and directed theatre in Cleveland, Chicago, Denver, and in Boston, where he received his MFA in Theatre Studies from Boston University, with a focus on playwriting and directing. Favorite productions he has directed include "The Millennials" (CPT), "The 39 Steps" (Chagrin Valley Little Theatre), and "The Adventurous Adventuress" (Dobama). Dan lives with his wife, Linda, and his peanut Greta, born on Christmas eve, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Plays

  • An Institution
    When an acting student reports sexual misconduct to her professor, the drama faculty scrambles to control the damage.
  • Be a Mensch
    When the eldest son and breadwinner of a poor Midwestern family is accepted into his dream college, he must beg the adults in his life for the small fee he needs to enroll, but they have no intention of letting him escape.
  • The Piteous Life and Tragical Death of Steve the Intern
    A lowly intern he
    A president he'd be
    By murdering
    He's furthering
    His plan ambitiously
  • Orange
    Frank's stepson, who lives in the basement, has decided to paint the walls orange.
  • And Call Me in the Morning
    A gynecologist has fallen in love with his patient.
  • Fair Ground
    A menacing Man approaches Sam and his child at the fair.
  • The First Dance
    Taylor attends his best friend's wedding reception, but not every guest believes in happy endings...
  • the Lesson
    an executive consults a Master about Enlightenment.