Affinito, Alfonso G. 1930-

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AFFINITO, Alfonso G. 1930-

PERSONAL:

Born November 1, 1930, in New Haven, CT. Politics: Democrat. Religion: "Religious Science." Hobbies and other interests: Opera.

ADDRESSES:

Home—576 Forest Rd., West Haven, CT 06516. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Playwright.

MEMBER:

Dramatists Guild of America, Authors League of America.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Winner of Mark Twain Playwriting Competition, Mark Twain Masquers, 1987, for Second Sunday in May, 1986, for Dinner at Armand's, and 1988, for On Golden Wings.

WRITINGS:

PLAYS

On Golden Wings, Yale University (New Haven, CT), 1997.

Second Sunday in May, Warner Studio Theater (Torrington, CT), 1998.

Agrippina, Studio Theatre, Inc. (New York, NY), 2000. Dinner at Dario's, Studio Theater, Inc. (New York, NY), 2003.

Also author of the play Dinner at Armand's. Author of a poem published in an anthology by International Library of Poetry.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Yesterday's Cakes, a play dealing with the problems of aging homosexuals.

SIDELIGHTS:

Alfonso G. Affinito told CA: "I began to write plays as an experiment after being, for many years, passionate and exhilarated by the great classics and contemporary masterpieces. It is an outlet to express reactions to social, emotional, and universal problems which surround the human condition. I feel that we are all common denominators in one way or another and that there is always identification found, and truth felt, in drama and comedy. The writing process differs for each play and is peculiar to each work; at least it is in my case."

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