MERKINS, DANIELLO & SONS was founded by Sean Daniels, Mark Costello, Eric Mercado, and Evan Watkins, a collective of Brooklyn based theater makers who met at NYU studying creating original work. They are dedicated to creating comical, compelling, and thought-provoking theater. Their most recent project “Not Without My Gallbladder” opened to acclaim at the 2013 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in NYC, receiving 8 awards nominations and winning Best Direction and Best Lead Actress in a Musical. Individually their work has been seen at HERE Arts Center, Abrons Arts Center, Theater for the New City, 3-Legged Dog, New York Theater Workshop, the Wings Theater, the Gene Frankel, the Flea, the Robert Moss, the Incubator, 9th Space, PS122 (with Wooster Group’s “Avant Garde-Arama”), Galapagos Art Space, Underground Arts (in Philly), The Tank, the Connelly, the Howl! Festival at Theater 80 St. Marks, Baruch College, and the DR2.