Mark Edward Smith

Mark Edward Smith holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management from the University of San Francisco. Originally from Massachusetts, Mark still considers himself very much a New Englander at heart even though he resides in Northern California. He has been involved with theater all his life, whether it be in acting, running a box office, volunteering as a local theater Judge, or just lending a hand building sets. He has authored a number of short pieces and one acts, some of which, such as "Sonny Waits" and "Intensity of Life" have gone on to full productions. "The Viewing Room" is only his second full-length play that has been produced. Now retired, Mark volunteers as a Steering Committee member for the Playwrights Collaborative which is an organization of writers that promote the development and production of new plays in the Sacramento region.

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  The Viewing Room New Release

Comedy Drama by Mark Edward Smith

60 pages

4 m, 3 w, 1 flexible

Stern patriarch Chester Dumbrosky has decided to make amends. Unfortunately, he waited for the day of his wake to do so. Lots of angst and laughs as his dysfunctional family tries to heal old wounds. Approximate run time 1.5 hours.


"For many, as funny as this play was, it was also introspective and probably hit home for many in the audience." --Jay Pateakos, Broadway World R.I. Sept. 2023


"Dark comedy The Viewing Room a must-see performance" - The audience witnesses a hilarious and movi...