Alexander Dinelaris

ALEXANDER DINELARIS was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards in 2003 for his work on the book and lyrics for the Off-Broadway hit, ZANNA, DON’T! He won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for “Birdman,” (with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone and Armando Bo) which also won Best Picture. A His critically acclaimed play THE CHAOS THEORIES, which recently had a staged reading starring Kathleen Chalfont, Ally Sheedy, and Karen Ziemba, played to sold out audiences, and was a top pick of the 2004 New York Fringe Festival. At the moment, he has two plays optioned for Broadway: FOLDING THE MONSTER and STILL LIFE. His newest play, RED DOG HOWLS, addressed the Armenian genocide. Other works include BIG KIDS, ADAM & EVELYN, and PATHETIQUE.