MARC ACITO makes his Broadway debut with Allegiance. Mr. Acito’s comedy Birds of a Feather won the Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play and has been produced by theaters around the country. His novel How I Paid for College won the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice; his one-man musical adaptation of that novel debuted at the Hub Theatre and has been optioned by a commercial producer.
Other projects in development include Chasing Rainbows, a musical about the adolescence of Judy Garland; and Relativity, a new play about the relationship between Albert Einstein and Marian Anderson. For several years, 12 million listeners heard Mr. Acito’s commentaries on NPR’s All Things Considered. Now a regular contributor to Playbill, he teaches Story Structure to writers at NYU.