David Madgalene

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Introduction A Sonoma County premiere of David Madgalene's musical "Call Down the Angel" was performed at the Occidental Center of the Arts on Saturday June 3, 2017. Participants and co-creators included Kirk Lumpkin, Susan T. Mashiyama, Steve Shain, Kirk Charles Heydt and Ed and Justin Coletti. David Madgalene is the Director of the David Randolph New Way Media Festival (formerly the New Way Media Festival), now in its 14th season. David also serves on the Petaluma Poetry Walk Steering Committee. He is the author of five books of poetry, two novels and a book of short stories. David edited two anthologies of poetry showcasing Sonoma County poets, and along with Ed Coletti, co-edited a book of stories championing Sonoma County noir. David performs his poetry throughout the area, often accompanied by Steve Shain on bass. “Call Down the Angel,” based upon David's poetry book of the same name, premiered at the Fellowship Hall of the Berkeley Unitarian Universalists on July 18, 2015. A film version of "Call Down the Angel" is underway.