“It is rare that you come across a piece in a festival that has you thinking you just discovered the next great American playwright, but you know it in an instant. David Scala’s Among the Furies, premiering at the New York Summerfest, brings one of those moments.” – The Times Square Chronicle
“At a relatively young age, David Scala has proven that he can write.“– Local Theatre NY
Filmmaker David Scala’s Among the Furies Draws Him To The Stage At The Hudson Guild Theatre
– Interview with David Scala on Huffington Post
AMONG THE FURIES Wins New York Summerfest Theater Festival – BroadwayWorld
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David Scala wrote and directed a new, full-length playAmong The Furiesat the New York Summerfest Theater Festival. The play’s World Premiere enjoyed a critically acclaimed, sold-out, extended run. Out of 86 productions in the festival, the show went on to win:
David Scala is an award-winning playwright and filmmaker who received his BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in Film Production. His four short films have screened and won top prizes at over 50 film festivals nationally and abroad, including the Palm Spring International ShortFest and Boston LGBT Film Festival. Mr. Scala was awarded Outstanding Emerging Talent as writer & director for his short film, Grotto (FilmOUT San Diego 2013).
As a screenwriter, he was a finalist for the Sundance Sloan Screenwriting Lab, Hamptons Film Festival Screenwriter’s Lab and the NYU/Sloan Feature Film Award. He was also a finalist for the 2016 Jameson First Shot film competition, hosted by Kevin Spacey and Maggie Gyllehnaal.
In 2017, Mr. Scala made his playwrighting and stage directing debut with his play AMONG THE FURIES, based off his own unproduced screenplay of the same name, at the New York Summerfest Theater Festival,. The play went on to win Best Play in the festival, as well as Best Actress and Best Set Design. Mr. Scala is currently developing multiple film and theatrical projects as both writer and director.