A playwright, producer, director, actor, Donald Tongue enjoys all aspects of making theater. As the founder and managing director of New World Theatre, his primary goal is to foster the development of new works, which includes mounting full productions of plays that have been part of the NWT collective development process.
Donald has four published plays to his credit. His most produced work, Void, has been produced in Boston and Los Angeles. School Portrait Monologues was produced in New Zealand. Fishbowl was part of the 2010 short play festival in New York City at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre, where it was held over for an extended run. My Neighbor, the Poet, was commissioned and produced by theatre KAPOW in October, 2010. Scene Changes was a featured work in the Page to Stage Encore production, Concord NH, produced at the Firehouse Center for the Arts 2012 New Works Festival, Newburyport MA, and produced at the Leddy Center for their 2015 Showcase Production series, Epping NH. Candid Candidate was produced at the Leddy Center for their 2016 Showcase Production series, Epping NH. The Truth Will Spring Yuh was produced at the 2014 NHCTA Festival, Concord NH.
As an actor, Donald has performed in over thirty productions in roles ranging from Judas, in Jesus Christ Superstar, to John, in David Mamet’s Oleanna.