My Plays
NO ROOF ACCESS - ONE ACT - (2 Actors) JACK meets RACHEL in an office building stairwell on his way to his first day at a new job. She is not what she appears...
(2010) PRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
ITEMS MAY SHIFT DURING TRANSPORT - ONE ACT - (6 Actors)
CHAD must take LUCY back to Africa under court orders. Both must come to an understanding, before they can go on with their lives. (2011) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
ITEMS MAY SHIFT DURING TRANSPORT - ONE ACT - (6 Actors)
CHAD must take LUCY back to Africa under court orders. Both must come to an understanding, before they can go on with their lives. (2011) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
ITEMS MAY SHIFT DURING TRANSPORT - ONE ACT - (6 Actors)
CHAD must take LUCY back to Africa under court orders. Both must come to an understanding, before they can go on with their lives. (2011) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
BAGYO - FULL LENGTH - (7 Actors) Inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest, Miranda is set at the epicenter of the past, present, and future of the culture wars of a strange and harrowing Southeast Asia. (2016) Commissioned by TheatreFirst (Berkeley) PRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.





























REVIEW "Dario has written an emotional mix of dance, horror and fairy-tale that is very striking..."

REVIEW "TheatreFirst’s ‘Bagyó’ all sturm, no drang"

REVIEW "TheatreFIRST gets tempest tossed in Bagyó"

REVIEW "TheatreFIRST kicks off new era with scathing indictment of colonialism"

AWARD "Bagyo Awarded Sui Generis Award" Playwright Rob Dario's acceptance speech, UC Berkeley, California, Dec 2016

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MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND WRITERS POOL 2017-18 ​SEASON 24
SPISKAMMERS - TEN MINUTES - (3 ACTORS). During an openhouse, a husband bares his concerns to his wife and realtor agent. “In the beginning.” (October 2017) PREMIERE MAY 2018, Portrero Stage. PUBLISHED.
Selected BEST OF PLAYGROUND 2017-18.
SIT/REP - TEN MINUTES - (4 ACTORS). Battle weary marines find themselves on the verge of losing more than their lives. “You reap what you sow.” (November 2017) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
GADDANI BEACH AT NAUROZ - TEN MINUTES - (3 ACTORS). A man interrogates a woman in a holding room. But who is playing whom? “Home for the holidays.” (December 2017) UNPRODUCED. 
UNPUBLISHED.
SALT OR SEA - TEN MINUTES - (4 ACTORS). The Coyote, Bjork, and three concert goers converge in the desert of the now, then, and yet to be. “Possible or Probable future.” (January 2018) UNPRODUCED. 
UNPUBLISHED.
TALL TALES TALAGA - TEN MINUTES - (3 ACTORS). A vacationing American trades stories and reflections with a Filipino resort manager, “Tall tales.” (February 2018) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.
NOT UNLIKE HANDLING BROKEN GLASS - TEN MINUTES - (3 ACTORS). A couple meet, and dance The Dance That Lasts Until The Strings End. “Musical - Philip Glass.” (March 2018) UNPRODUCED. UNPUBLISHED.