|Dan Marcus is a playwright, screenwriter, and songwriter.
He co-wrote the musical play Juan and the Crocodile, sponsored by the L.A. Philharmonic and presented at the Hollywood Bowl. His comedy/drama A Walk Through Time was commissioned for a centenary commemoration in Cebu, Philippines. He wrote the songs for the musical Lysistrata, D.C., a contemporary reimagining of the classic by Aristophanes, which was presented at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles and had two successful runs at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. Dan also composed the scores for five stage musicals produced in the Philippines: Blind Alleys; The Gift: A Christmas Musical; Never Too Late; Blind Lanes; and A New Yorker in Pasil, which was later staged in Los Angeles as a charity benefit.
In the film arena, he served as associate producer and co-writer of Rhino Entertainment’s short film Rambler '65, and composed the songs for the soon-to-be-released short, I Could Be With You. Songs written by Dan have also appeared on TV in All My Children, and in feature filmsRed Rock West starring Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, and Lara Flynn Boyle and F.T.W., a.k.a The Last Ride starring Mickey Rourke, Aaron Neville, and Lori Singer.
Dan also serves as a literary editor and artistic advisor, and is Managing Editor of AMASS Magazine.