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Playwright Profile: Bruce Buschel at Winterfest 2017

Bruce Buschel, Playwright/Author

Bruce Buschel co-wrote, with Diane Paulus, the Off-Broadway musical, Eli's Comin'

for the Vineyard Theatre.

His new play, "D.O.C. ~ A Prison Play," opens next week at Winterfest 2017, Hudson Guild Theater on the Westside. After a stint as senior writer at GQ, he contributed to Rolling Stone, Esquire,, BackChannel, Tricycle, Deadspin, S.I. and the NYTimes Magazine. His

work has twice been anthologized in the Best American Sports Writing and won the

ASCAP Award for Music Reporting.

Buschel is the author of two non-fiction books for Simon & Schuster.

While starting two restaurants, in Brooklyn and Bridgehampton, N.Y., Buschel wrote

about his experiences in the New York Times blog called "You're The Boss."

Buschel has produced and directed a series of seven jazz films, "Live at the Village Vanguard." He was on the board of directors at EECO (East End Community Organic) Farm in East

Hampton, New York for six years.

He currently lives and eats in New York City with his wife.

D.O.C ~ A Prison Play- by Bruce Buschel, is part of the Winterfest Theater Festival Competition 2017

In the story, Prentiss Jones III makes a deal with Ronnie, the prison cook, to trade medicine for food. Things go wrong. Ronnie turns out to be Prentiss's nemesis as well as guardian. Like the incarcerated men it portrays, D.O.C is one tough cynical, comical and poetic piece of work.

Performances: Monday, February 6th, 2017 @ 6:15pm Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 9pm Sunday, February 12, 2017 @ 3:30pm (Approximate running time 90 minutes*)

The Hudson Guild Theater is located at 441 West 26th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues.






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