Eugene Pack

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Eugene Pack is a writer, producer, actor, and playwright. He created the long-running Off-Broadway comedy show "Celebrity Autobiography", in which he also performs. For producing "Celebrity Autobiography," Pack won the 2009 Drama Desk Award and the Bistro Award for Comedy. A graduate of New York University, Pack studied with David Mamet, the Practical Aesthetics Workshop, and Playwrights Horizons.

"Celebrity Autobiography"[edit]

"Celebrity Autobiography," created and developed by Pack and Dale Rehfeld in Los Angeles, was eventually filmed as a television special on Bravo in 2005, which he also executive produced and appeared in.[1] Since then, the show has enjoyed a successful Off-Broadway run, winning the Drama Desk Award.[2] The show now plays in cities throughout the United States and recently headlined at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to sold out audiences and rave reviews. The comedy show features readings from celebrity autobiographies with a rotating cast of participating celebrities [1].

Television and Plays[edit]

As a writer and producer, Pack has worked extensively in television. He was nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Writing for Variety, Comedy, or Music for the special "America: A Tribute to Heroes," which won the Emmy for Outstanding Special. He also created and is the Executive Producer for the popular CMT series "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team," now in its 5th season, TV Land's "Back to the Grind," and Style's "What I Hate About Me" [2]. As a playwright, Pack wrote and acted in the critically acclaimed one-man shows "The Senior" and "Something Flexible With Meaning." His plays include "Elinor Adjusting" and "Stan the Man." The latter, developed at Theatre West, was optioned for the screen [3] and his most recent work, "Columbus and Amsterdam" was workshopped with the Naked Angels at Vassar College's NY Stage and Film Company. Pack also recently collaborated with Motown founder Berry Gordy on his autobiographical musical "To Be Loved".

Acting Work[edit]

As an actor, Pack has appeared on such shows as "Doogie Howser, MD," "Relativity," and "The War at Home" [4].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blankenship, Mark. "Dish served with a twist", Variety. 5 October 2008.
  2. ^ Molyneaux, Libby. "More Proof: Making Fun Of People Can Lead To A Fulfilling Career", LA Weekly. 12–18 June 2009.

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