SANTINO DEANGELO is a New York based playwright, composer+lyricist, and producer of musical theater, plays, orchestra, ballet, and film. Described by the New York Times as having a “gift for engaging melodies”, Santino’s full-length plays and musicals include ANOTHER HAPPY ENDING (winner of NYMF 2015 Next Link Project), THE OUTPOSTERS (NYC PrideFest 2019), and NARCISSUS: AN ANCIENT ROMAN PANTOMIME (recorded for television broadcast on PBS/WSKG in 2016). His vocal arrangements appear on Doug Jabara’s upcoming album Swing A Song of Sondheim, featuring Broadway legends Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis, and Rachel York. Santino assisted John Weidman on the 2017 off-Broadway revival of Pacific Overtures and was mentored by Alan Menken, David Henry Hwang, Chuck Mee, and Lynn Nottage.

Until his passing in 2020, Santino worked for the great American playwright Terrence McNally. He now manages the Terrence McNally Foundation, where he oversees and furthers the legacy of his former boss.

MFA Playwriting, Columbia ’18 / @santinodeangelo

Professional Inquiries:
Professional inquiries should be directed to [email protected]

June 26 & 27, 2019

THE OUTPOSTERS receives two showings as a part of this year’s Pridefest at The Tank.

April 4 – 7, 2018

A workshop showing of Santino’s thesis play, THE OUTPOSTERS, at Columbia University Lenfest Center for the Arts, with direction by Austin Tooley.

June 15 – 18, 2017

Come and explore the theater of the absurd in SLOW TO BURN, my new black comedy about the middle management struggles of a terrorist start-up and the breakdown of the American workplace.