Armen Pandola is a writer, director and actor. He won the Walnut Street Theatre’s Forrest Award for his play Forrest! A Riot of Dreams which premiered there in 2006. In 2013, his Dino! Dean Martin at the Latin Casino, a play with music about one of America’s great entertainers premiered at the WST and was the largest grossing show at the WST’s Independence Theatre. His Trump's Inaugural Speech was a hit at this year's Hollywood Fringe. His trilogy about post-9/11 America, Terror at the While House (A Stanley Drama Award Finalist), Devils Also Believe (A Smith Prize Finalist for Best New American Play) and Homeward Bound has been produced in Philadelphia and New York. He has had over a dozen new plays produced in the last ten years, including Zelda & Scott! Boats Against the Current, Mrs. Warren’s e-Profession, The Gift of Giving, Hedda Without Walls, Friends for Life, Just the Sky and The Prince (co-written with Bill Van Horn and in which he co-starred). One of the founding members of The Irish Heritage Theatre, Armen has produced and directed several of its productions.