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We Found Our Son in the Subway, a piece I contributed to the New York Times Townies column published on February 28th, 2013.


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First aired during The Situation Room, Joe Johns reports for CNN. Direct link to story on CNN web site. Video below.


Anderson Live

Anderson Cooper, Peter Mercurio, Danny Stewart

Above: Pete & Danny backstage with Anderson Cooper

Below: Full interview and appearance on Anderson Live. See and read more on Anderson Cooper's talk show, Anderson Live.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Peter Mercurio and Danny Stewart on WNYC Brian Lehrer Show

Above: Pete & Danny in the WNYC studio just before going on air.

Below: Listen to our 15 minutes with fill-in host, Mike Pesca.
Direct link to WNYC Brian Lehrer site.



News 4 New York

News 4 New York

Direct link to story on NBC web page. Video below.



Red UK  Reader's Digest  MC_Aus

My work has been published in various magazines in the US and around the world, including the UK, South Africa, Austrailia, and Denmark. Check them out here.


Hatch Art

Hatch, my latest play, was a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2014 National Playwrights Conference. If you're interested in reading the script, click the "script request" button in the menu above. Read a brief synopsis.

Found Story Logo

A film script about my son, an abandoned newborn who was found by my partner, and how we became a family. More info at

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It was an honor to be selected as a fellow for the 2013 Outfest Screenwriting Lab. A reading of several scenes from FOUND took place at the Directors Guild of America in July 2013. The cast is pictured below:
From left: Megan Cavanagh, Allan Brocka, Dalila Ali Rajah, Peter Mercurio, Peter Sabri, and David Moretti.



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