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January 2019

Daniel’s short play HOMOS AWAY FROM HOME directed by Jeremy Bloom is performed at Ensemble Studio Theatre / Youngblood Sunday, January 13th @ 12pm & 3pm
cast: Charlie Akre, Chad Campbell, Cathy Curtin, Brett Epstein, Eric Harper, Julius Powell, James Seol, Daniel Patrick Smith, & Ry Szelong
also featuring plays by Julia Doolittle, Lily Houghton, Cristina Luzárraga, & Andrew Massey

Daniel plays Ken in the web series MERCY MISTRESS by Yin Quan, directed by Amanda Madden, executive producer Margaret Cho
Watch the First Season HERE

Daniel plays Archie in a reading of THE BOOK OF MOUNTAINS AND SEAS by Yilong Liu
cast also includes: Rodrick Covington, Glenn Kubota, & Jake Choi
DVRF Playwrights Roundtable

December 2018

Daniel finishes recording the audiobook of EDINBURGH by Alexander Chee || Blackstone Publishing

Daniel is named a SemiFinalist for Clubbed Thumb’s 2018 Open-Application Commission

Daniel plays Kwong in a reading of RADIANT BABY book by Stuart Ross & music by Debra Barsha || cast also includes: Tracee Beazer Barrett, Robin De Jesus, John Edwards, Curtis Holbrook, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, and Lauren Marcus || Two River Theater Company

Daniel plays Godinsky in a reading of THE RENTED BRIDEGROOM by Rinne Groff, based on The Singer of His Sorrows by Osip Dymov, directed by Johanna Gruenhut || cast also includes: Purva Bedi, Ned Eisenberg, Madison Fae, Lynda Gravatt, Kathryn Grody, Slyvia Kate, Jonathan David Martin, Matthew Saldivar, & Alok Tewari || Keen Company

November 2018

Daniel plays Atung in THE CHINESE LADY by Lloyd Suh, directed by Ralph B. Peña, also starring Shannon Tyo || Ma-Yi Theater Company
November 7-18, 2018
Tickets & More Info: HERE

Daniel’s short play THE FIRST AMERICAN CHESS CONGRESS OF 1857 directed by Tom Costello performs at ASKING FOR TROUBLE 2018 at Ensemble Studio Theatre / Youngblood
cast: Bob Jaffe, Dustin Ingram, Jack Plowe, Shawn Randall, & Samantha Sembler
October 28 - November 3
Tickets & More Info: HERE

Daniel finishes recording the audiobook for HOW TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL by Alexander Chee || Blackstone Publishing || Available HERE

October 2018

Daniel begins rehearsals for THE CHINESE LADY by Lloyd Suh, directed by Ralph B. Peña, also starring Shannon Tyo || Ma-Yi Theater Company
November 7-18, 2018
Tickets & More Info: HERE


Daniel’s short play A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S WALL directed by Carlos Armesto, starring Kathleen Choe, Neil D’Astolfo, and Philip Estrera will be performed at THE WALL: IMMIGRATION IN THE TIME OF 45, A BENEFIT FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TOGETHER
Tickets and More Info: HERE

Daniel shoots and wraps on the feature film THE DRUMMER by Jessica Gohlke and Eric Werthman, directed by Eric Werthman || cast also includes: Frankie J. Alvarez, Nadia Bowers, Prema Cruz, Danny Glover, Jennifer Mudge, Sam Underwood, and Lillias White

Daniel is nominated for a 2018 Berkshire Theatre Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play in THE CHINESE LADY at Barrington Stage

Daniel is in a reading of BINA’S SIX APPLES by Lloyd Suh || cast also includes: Taylim Jinn Kim, Kimber Lee, Jiehae Park, Shannon Tyo, and Krista Williams || New Dramatists

September 2018