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About Howard Waxman

Howard Waxman


Howard Waxman spent the 1960s in the radical theater movement.   He was a member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and the revolutionary film collective San Francisco Newsreel and a co-founder of Broom Street Theater in Madison, Wisconsin.  His plays, including Knuckle Sandwich, Punk Rock, Joan La Poucelle, and Landslide, have been produced by The Lion Theater Company on New York’s Theater Row, at the Vietnam Veterans Theater in NYC, and at Broom Street Theater and Wisconsin Mime Theater.  He is a two-time winner of the Wisconsin Arts Board Playwriting Fellowship and has also served as theater critic for weekly Variety.  His political column “Scoundrel Time” was featured in the Lake Champlain Weekly.  Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he lived in San Francisco, Santa Fe, Manhattan, Madison, WI and rural New York State before settling in beautiful Bath, Maine.  Venceremos is his first novel.