OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO
Mr. Wilding has worked in television for over two decades, writing and producing both comedies and dramas. He was recently a writer and executive producer on the NBC show Good Girls. Comedy credits include Ellen, Dave’s World, Jesse, Caroline In The City, The Naked Truth, The Tony Danza Show and Working. Mark worked on Ellen in its first year, back in 1993, when the show was still called These Friends Of Mine. He returned two years later to help write and produce the fourth season of the show, which culminated in “The Puppy Episode” — when Ellen DeGeneres’s character famously came out as gay. The episode won an Emmy for best comedy writing. Drama credits include Jake 2.0, Charmed, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal and Still Star-Crossed. Mark served as co-executive producer and executive producer on Grey’s Anatomy for seven years, during which he wrote a dozen episodes of the show and was part of a writing staff that was nominated twice for an Emmy for best dramatic writing. His episode “Where The Boys Are” won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Individual Episode. Another episode, “Life During Wartime”, won the 2008 Genesis award for dramatic writing. In 2011, Mark moved to Scandal, serving as executive producer and head writer for five years. One of his episodes, “Nobody Likes Babies”, was cited by Time magazine as one of the Top Ten TV episodes of 2013. Scandal was also honored by the AFI in 2013 for “its contribution to America’s cultural legacy.” In the fall of 2016, Mark moved to New York for six months, where he executive produced a summer series for ABC, entitled Still Star-Crossed.
Mr. Mount served as the artistic director for the critically acclaimed Chestnuts Theatre Program at Theatre West in Los Angles, where he produced the west coast premiere of Requiem for a Heavyweight and The Lion in Winter with Jim Beaver; directed Betty Garrett in Waiting in the Wings; and earned an Ovation nomination for “Best Play” for his production of Waiting For Lefty. Also at Theatre West, Charlie directed Beau Bridges in the original production of Acting – The First Six Lessons and produced Ray Bradbury’s Falling Upward with Pat Harrington, Jr. Other directing credits include Seascape, Gaslight and The Fantasticks with Lee Meriwether. Plays written by Charlie include Trumpets and Table-Tipping, produced at Theatre 40, and The Leather Apron Club and Against The Wall, both staged at Theatre West. Charlie is also a co-Director (along with Jeff G. Rack) of Arcane Theatreworks which produced their original play MARTIANS - An Evening With Ray Bradbury at the Whitefire Theatre (in which Charlie played Ray Bradbury), Rod Serling's Stories From The Zone at Theatre 40, and the award winning dramatic podcast Arcane's Theatre of the Mind - The Mysterious Card. Charlie is also a magician member at Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle and has played nightclubs all over the world, and was also featured in the TV special Magic's Greatest Illusions. www.CharlieMount.com
Mr. Scuglia is an author and playwright, actor, producer and stage manager. He has been a professional writer for over 25 years and has published two books. A member of Theatre West in Los Angeles, Benjamin was a Top 30 Finalist for the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival in 2015 (Gay for Pay). He has produced and stage-managed all around Los Angeles, including the world premiere of Blood, written and directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, with whom he went on to collaborate on workshop productions of the new play God Looked Away with Judith Light and Al Pacino. His critically acclaimed drama The Man Who Saved Everything received its world premiere at Theatre West in 2018
Mr. Rack has designed numerous shows on this Theatre West stage, many of them for and with Charlie Mount. Some of his designs include: Requiem for a Heavyweight; Seascape; The Fantasticks; Petrified Forest; Gaslight; Dancing at Lughnasa; and Lion in Winter. He has won or been nominated for numerous Ovation Awards in creating designs for over 300 plays from Santa Barbara to Edinburgh, Scotland. Jeff recently directed It Is Done and Stories from the Zone for Theatre 40. He also directed two world premiere plays, MARTIANS: An Evening with Ray Bradbury (starring Mr. Mount), and Villainy, both at the Whitefire Theatre. He is also involved in Production Design, Sculpting and EFX work for the film industry, having worked on Planet of the Apes, Armageddon, Flubber, Con-Air and Universal Studios’ Back to the Future ride.
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