DUMMY DIALOGUE was originally produced for radio and Playing On Air’s podcast by Playing On Air (Claudia Catania, Founder and Artistic Director) as part of its Spring 2021 season. The show remains available at playingonair.org. Walter Bobbie directed the production. John Kilgore was the sound designer and engineer. The cast was as follows:
Norman-Gabriel Ebert Max-Richard Kind
David Ives (born July 11, 1950 in Chicago) is a contemporary American playwright. His plays have appeared both Off-Broadway and on Broadway. He has written for the New York City Center Encores! staged concert series for many years.
A native of South Chicago, Ives attended Northwestern University, majoring in English. After graduation he wrote plays and worked at a bookstore in Hollywood. He then worked for three years as a junior editor at Foreign Affairs magazine in New York City. He attended the Yale School of Drama in 1981, where he received an MFA in playwriting.
In the mid-1990s, after having been a contributor... [FULL BIO]