Richard Toscan

Richard Toscan

Author, playwright and producer in Portland, Oregon

About Richard

Richard Toscan's radio dramas have been broadcast by the BBC (Radio One & World Service), the CBC (Canada), NPR (USA), and ABC (Australia), and he was an Armstrong Award nominee for his productions with Lucasfilm. He has worked with notable figures in film, theatre, and television. His stage plays have been produced in Los Angeles and presented in readings in New York and other cities. His plays have been recognized in a number of competitions and he was a finalist for the O'Neill Center's teleplay program. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the author of the handbook, Playwriting Seminars 2.0, widely used by playwrights, screenwriters, and literary managers in the US and Europe.


Name: Richard Toscan

Lives in: Portland, Oregon

Occupation: Author, Playwright, Producer, Script Consultant and Dramaturge

Credits

  • Playwriting Seminars 2.0: A Handbook with an Introduction to Screenwriting

    Playwriting Seminars 2.0: A Handbook with an Introduction to Screenwriting (2012)
    Print by Franz Press Author

  • A WONDERFUL MORNING IN THE BARBERSHOP (Wolfgang Bauer)

    A WONDERFUL MORNING IN THE BARBERSHOP (Wolfgang Bauer) (1989)
    Theater by Stop Gap Theatre (Los Angeles) Co-Translator

  • PULLIN' 'EM OFF THE RAFTERS

    PULLIN' 'EM OFF THE RAFTERS (1988)
    Theater by Mill Mountain Theatre Playwright

  • INSIGHT Series: CODES AND GHOSTS

    INSIGHT Series: CODES AND GHOSTS (1985)
    Documentary by KCSN & KUSC Producer-Writer

  • INSIGHT Series: ANATOMY OF A MORON

    INSIGHT Series: ANATOMY OF A MORON (1985)
    Documentary by KCSN Producer-Writer

  • NOVEMBER WIVES

    NOVEMBER WIVES (1985)
    Theater by Galaxy Stage (Los Angeles) Playwright

  • JUST ANOTHER COUNTRY SONG

    JUST ANOTHER COUNTRY SONG (1985)
    Theater by New Dramatists (New York) Playwright

  • INSIGHT Series: PAGODA BELL

    INSIGHT Series: PAGODA BELL (1985)
    Documentary by KUSC, KCRW & KCSN (Los Angeles) Producer-Writer

  • STAR WARS Radio Series (13 Episodes)

    STAR WARS Radio Series (13 Episodes) (1981)
    Drama by Lucasfilm, BBC & NPR Executive Producer

  • STRANGER STATION (Damon Knight)

    STRANGER STATION (Damon Knight) (1979)
    Drama by KUSC (Los Angeles) Producer-Story Editor

  • RED WIND (Raymond Chandler)

    RED WIND (Raymond Chandler) (1978)
    Drama by KUSC (Los Angeles) Producer-Story Editor

  • A SON, COME HOME (Ed Bullins)

    A SON, COME HOME (Ed Bullins) (1977)
    Drama by KUSC (Los Angeles) Producer-Director

  • XA: A VIETNAM PRIMER

    XA: A VIETNAM PRIMER (1973)
    Documentary by KPFK (Los Angeles) Producer

Awards

  • NCAA Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
    (2013)

  • Pollak Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
    (2005)

  • Armstrong Award Nominee for Creative Use of the Radio Medium
    (1982)

Richard's Profile Statistics

  • Since: September 2014
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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