MICHAEL C. O’DAY is a theatre artist in New York City.  He made his playwriting debut with Dragon’s Breath, which was produced as part of the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival.  His other works include the short play Trumpets Sounding Over Harrisburg, produced at the Kraine Theater in October of 2015, and the short film Akhmed.

As an actor, he has been a member of the Obie-winning Classical Theatre of Harlem, appearing in their productions of Hamlet, Native Son, King Lear, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Crazy Locomotive, Macbeth, Mother Courage and Her Children, The Cherry Orchard, and their installment of 365 Days/365 Plays at the Public Theatre. 

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Michael C. O'Day

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October Surprises

Global pandemic notwithstanding, I’m happy to announce that two of my one-act plays will be receiving online productions this month!  On October 16 and 17, Boston University’s Stage Troupe will present their One-Act Festival, featuring a piece I wrote this summer especially for the online format, called Trivial.  Performances are at 7pm each evening; you can register for them here: https://questrom.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cjchw-g6RS6omV8QskbCUg

On Friday, October 23, Naked Angels Chicago will be presenting The Horror Show – an evening of six scary short pieces, including my own Trumpets Sounding Over Harrisburg.  The event is free to all; you can sign up through the evening’s Facebook invite, here: The Horror Show