David Templeton is a Bay Area arts journalist and playwright best known locally for his work with the North Bay Bohemian and Petaluma Argus-Courier. He also contributes to the Pacific Sun, Marin Magazine, Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Strings Magazine, Ukulele Magazine and others. As a performer, his onstage roles have included David in “Pinky” (Main Stage West, 6th Street Playhouse), Bill Sykes in “Oliver!” (Lucky Penny Productions), the Ringmaster in “Circus Acts” (Actor’s Basement), The Tin Man in “The Wizard of Oz” and Judas in “Godspell”(Santa Rosa Players), and himself in two one-man-shows, “Wretch Like Me” and “Polar Bears.” As a playwright, he’s won awards for his writing of “Wretch Like Me,” which has had runs at the San Francisco Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in Scotland. His other plays include ‘Pinky,” “Polar Bears,” and “Mary Shelley’s Body,” the latter adapted from his novella of the same name, published in the 2016 anthology ‘Eternal Frankenstein.” David’s next play, “Drumming With Anubis,” will have its world premiere at Left Edge Theatre in June of 2019.
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