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Press ReleasesDecember 19, 2011
RAND UNWRAPPED – CONFESSIONS OF A ROBOTECH WARRIOR by Frank Catalano now available at Amazon and book stores nationwide
Author: Anthony Carter

Los Angeles, CA – December 19, 2011, Frank Catalano, author of Art of the Monologue, The Creative Audience, and White Knight Black Night: Short Monologues for Auditions, announced today the availability and publication of his new book RAND UNWRAPPED – CONFESSIONS OF A ROBOTECH WARRIOR.

RAND UNWRAPPED – CONFESSIONS OF A ROBOTECH WARRIOR is an entertaining and informative look at Catalano’s creation of the Rand character in the popular animated series ROBOTECH – THE NEW GENERATION. The book takes readers behind the scenes to witness how an animated television series was written and recorded. Catalano also shares many of his experiences working on the series and explores the sources he relied upon to create the Rand character. Catalano stated: RAND UNWRAPPED is as much about the Robotech fans as it is the series itself. There could be no Robotech series without such great Robotech fans.”

RAND UNWRAPPED follows Catalano’s successful books Art of the Monologue, The Creative Audience, White Knight Black Night, The Resting Place and Autumn Sweet. His theatre books have been called a “great studies for would be actors or comedians of any type” by Midwest Book Review.

The paperback version is now available from for $16.99 USD

The E-book version for Amazon Kindle is now available for $7.99 USD


Mr. Catalano’s plays have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Hawaii and Dayton, Ohio including The American Rose Garden, Cyclotron (La Mama, N.Y.C.), Evolution, Waiting For to Go (Kennedy Center, Hawaii), and Saturday Nights. His play Autumn Sweet was a finalist at the Dayton Playhouse and later optioned for film by Warner Bros. Studios. The Resting Place has had a staged reading by the Echo Theatre Company as part of a grant from the Showtime Network and his play Myths and Tangos toured in Los Angeles.

As an executive, Catalano has served in various capacities at Lorimar Studios, Beverly Hills Playhouse, and Southern California Center for the Arts and Warner Bros. where he had a “first look” writing deal for the development of television and motion picture properties. He has also written and performed in animated television series and feature films including DIGIMON DIGITAL MONSTERS, THE ADVENTURES OF DYNAMO DUCK for Fox TV, and ABC television series including LA LAW, NYPD BLUE, MURDER ONE, CIVIL WARS and UGLY BETTY.

Catalano conducts seminars on acting and writing nationwide and has been a featured speaker at the Annual Writer’s Conference and Annual Stage, Screen and Television Actor’s Conference sponsored by San Diego State University. He also conducts theatre and acting seminars at University of Southern California. He was a featured speaker in Europe and presented lectures in Turkey, Greece and Italy.

Autumn Sweet and other books by Frank Catalano are available at bookstores worldwide. Find out more at Frank's official author page at Amazon.


In his new book, Frank Catalano, the voice of Rand in Robotech: The New Generation, explores the sources he relied upon to create the one of the series most memorable characters.
The paperback version of Frank Catalano’s "Rand Unwrapped" is now available on for $16.99 USD

Fans can also purchase the e-book version for the Amazon Kindle at $7.99 USD

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