“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 the New York Theater Festival – BroadwayWorld
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Wrote and directed the World Premiere of his full-length playAmong The Furiesat the 2017 New York Theater Festival. The show 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 writer & director for the stage and screen, who received his BFA in Film Production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has written & directed four short films that have screened and won top prizes at over 50 film festivals nationally and abroad, including the Palm Spring International ShortFest. He won the award for Outstanding Emerging Talent as writer & director for his short film, Grotto (FilmOUT San Diego 2013).
As a screenwriter, he has been 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 at the New York Theater Festival with his play AMONG THE FURIES, based off his own unproduced screenplay of the same name. Out of 86 shows in the festival, the show went on to win the top award for Best Play, as well as Best Actress and Best Set Design. He was also nominated for Best Director. Currently, Mr. Scala is based out of New York, and he is developing multiple film and theatre projects.