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Frank wrote about movies for MSN.com for nine years. His writing has also appeared in the Seattle Weekly, the Not for Tourists guide, and the monthly newsletter for his grandmother’s mobile home park for seniors.

His plays and solo shows have been performed at The PIT, Queens Theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop, the Flea Theater, and the Nut Island Creative Colony on Governors Island.
 
As an actor, Frank has appeared in plays at Theatre for a New Audience, La MaMa, HERE Arts Center, Bushwick Starr, and American Theater Group.

His last name is pronounced PIE-vuh, like the dessert.

 

RECENT NEWS:

September 2019:

  • Finished the first draft of a new pilot.

  • Didn’t cry multiple times at the Downton Abbey movie.

August 2019:

  • Started sketch writing classes at UCB.

  • Went on a fabulous vacation to Philadelphia.

July 2019:

  • Completed a 2-week workshop for a new play in development at Dutch Kills Theater Company.

  • Saw 9 movies at the New York Asian Film Festival and Japan Cuts.

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