Dennis T. Giacino
A full member of the DGA (Dramatists Guild of America), Giacino co-created and wrote the book, music, and lyrics for the Off-Broadway musical hit ‘Disenchanted!’ The Huffington Post hails ‘DIS!’ as “Funny and a touch wicked!” Italy’s Musical Magazine raves that Giacino’s work is “Ingenious!” and “Brilliant!” Playbill named ‘DIS!’ as one of NYC’s ‘Unforgettable Theatre Experiences – 2014’).
Giacino’s ‘Disenchanted!’ has performed to critical acclaim and sold out engagements in New York City (with award nominations from the Lucille Lortel Awards, the Outer Critics Circle for ‘Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical,’ and the Off Broadway Alliance for ‘Best New Musical’).
‘DIS!’ has also played to SROs and raves in cities and towns around North America including Los Angeles, Toronto, Orlando, San Fran Bay Area, Chicago, Nashville, Calgary, Hartford, Minneapolis, San Antonio, St. Louis, Tampa, Philadelphia, Edmonton, Omaha, and New Jersey (where the show won the 2010 NJ Playwrights Contest).
Internationally, Giacino’s work on ‘DIS!’ has garnered successful runs on a North American tour, throughout the U.K., on three National Italy tours (where the show won ‘Best Musical’ at the MINDIE Awards), Australia, New Zealand, Paris France, Argentina, Beijing China, and the Dominican Republic (where the show was nominated for a Premios Soberano Award for ‘Best Musical of the Year’).
Giacino’s musical and comedy works have been performed on five continents to sold out houses and rave reviews including productions in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, China and Singapore, South America, USA and Canada, and on cruise ships around the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico.