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William Mastrosimone


William Mastrosimone is an American playwright and screenwriter from Trenton, New Jersey. He attended high school at The Pennington School and received a graduate degree in playwriting from Mason Gross School of the Arts, a part of Rutgers University. His plays include The Woolgatherer, Extremities, Shivaree, and Cat’s Paw. He also wrote Bang Bang You’re Dead, which can be downloaded from the Internet and performed by students for free. Other plays Include A STONE CARVER, THE AFGHAN WOMEN And Nanawatai, upon which the film “The Beast” is based. Two other plays are Sleepwalk, a story again focusing on the traumas of modern teenage life, and Dirty Business, a play about a party girl caught between the mafia and the newly elected President of the United States. His screenwriting credits include “Into the West” and the adaptation of his play Extremities. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for “Bang, Bang You’re Dead” and was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy for “Into the West” and “The Burning Season.”