David Rice

Executive Artistic Director
First Folio Theatre

David Rice is Co-Founder (with his late wife Alison C. Vesely) of First Folio Theatre, where he has produced over 80 productions which have earned 40 Jeff Nominations and 6 Jeff Awards. He is also a playwright specializing in adaptations, whose works include The Secret Council, Shrew’d!, Captain Blood, Cymbeline: A Musical Folk Tale (Jeff Awards – Original Adaptation and Original Music), The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story (Jeff Nomination – Original Adaptation), The Castle of Otranto, and Dean Monti’s Why Dogs Don’t Talk. David is a proud member of both the Dramatists Guild and Actors Equity Association.