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Playwright Bios

An index of all our authors.
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Laura Abbott

Laura Abbott is a native Vermonter who graduated from Milton Jr./Sr. High School in June 2007. Her play, Trapped, has been performed at a regional one-act festival in St. Johnsbury as well as at a Vermont state one-act festival in Rutland. With Trapped, she w...

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Sean Abley

Sean Abley is one of the founding members of the Factory Theater in Chicago. While there, he adapted the films Corpse Grinders, Reefer Madness, and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians for the stage, and wrote the original plays Bitches, Attack of the Killer B...

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Joan Ackermann

Joan Ackermann is co-founder and Artistic Director of Mixed Company theatre in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, now in its twenty-third year. Her plays include Zara Spook and Other Lures, Stanton's Garage, The Batting Cage, Don't Ride the Clutch, Bed and Breakf...

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Rob Ackerman

Rob Ackerman's credits include Tabletop (Drama Desk Award winner for Best Ensemble Performance), Disconnect (The Working Theater, Classic Stage Company), and Icarus of Ohio (hotINK 2007, Tisch School of the Arts Mainstage 2008). His latest play, Volleygirls, ...

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Emily Ackerman

Emily Ackerman is a playwright and actor based in NYC. Her first play (co-authored with KJ Sanchez) ReEntry, is based on interviews with members of the Marine Corps and was commissioned by Two River Theater Company. ReEntry received critical acclaim both at Two...

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Liz Duffy Adams

Liz Duffy Adams is a New Dramatists alumna (2001-2008) and a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award, a Will Glickman Playwright Award, a Frederick Loewe Award in Music Theatre, a Weston Playhouse Music Theater Award, and a commission fr...

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Jeffrey Adams

Jeffrey Adams began his creative life as a mystery novelist, but shortly after receiving his umpteenth rejection slip, he moved to the stage and received his first production credit with Murder in Bogart's Shadow in 1995. Since then, he has written over twent...

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Jo Adamson

Jo Adamson has had one-act plays performed in Washington, Oregon, California, Florida, and Canada. Several of her plays have appeared on cable television, including the KOMO Eight Decade Consortium that included an excerpt of a verse play, Bound in Shallows...

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Keith Josef Adkins

Keith Josef Adkins. Keith Josef Adkins' plays include Farewell Miss Cotton (Black Dahlia Theater February 2006), Crossing America (Mark Taper's New Works Festival 2005), Wilberforce (National Black Theater Festival 2005, Cleveland Public Theatre New Plays Festival,...

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Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya

Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya is the founding artistic director of Casa Cruz de la Luna, one of Puerto Rico's leading experimental theatres. His plays have been presented by Red Eye Collaboration, Intermedia Arts, Pregones Theater, and the Public Theater. Mr. Adyanthaya has b...

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Derek Ahonen

Derek Ahonen is the creator and Resident Playwright of the award-winning Amoralists Theatre Company in NYC. Mr. Ahonen is the author of the following full-length plays: The Cheaters Club (2013), The Bad and the Better (2012), Pink Knees on Pale Skin (2011), H...

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Dan Aibel

Dan Aibel. Dan Aibel's plays have been developed and/or produced by The New Group, Syracuse Stage, Flashpoint Theatre Co., and at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. His full-length Lapses, a winner of the Eileen Heckart Drama Prize, enjoyed a critical...

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Keith Aisner

Keith Aisner. Though he has been involved with theater for the past few years as an actor, Asylum is Keith Aisner's first play. He currently lives on a small island in Maine with his wife and son. He has recently completed writing a book called Unopened Book.

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David Alberts

David Alberts is a West Coast actor, director, educator, and writer. In addition to A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show, his plays include Death By Arrangement, Pandora (children's play), Princess of the Stars (children's play), Actor Larry Parks Is Dead (co-aut...

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Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander is the author of 29 plays, including Servant of the People, I Ain't Yo' Uncle, A Preface to the Alien Garden, and The Last Orbit of Billy Mars. His plays have been produced by Trinity Rep, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, the Mark Taper Forum, the...

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Zakiyyah Alexander

Zakiyyah Alexander is a writer and actor. She is the author of: 10 Things to Do Before I Die (Second Stage Uptown); Sick? (Summer Play Festival); The Etymology of Bird (Hip Hop Theater Festival, Providence Black Repertory Theatre); Blurring Shine (Market Theater, J...

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Luis Alfaro

Luis Alfaro is a Chicano writer/performer known for his work in poetry, theatre, short stories, performance and journalism.

He is also a producer/director who spent ten years at the Mark Taper Forum as Associate Producer, Director of New Play Development ...

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Davis Alianiello

Davis Alianiello was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He wrote his first play, The Moustache, when he was 16. His plays have been performed at the high school and college level in ten states, Scotland, and Ireland. Mr. Alianiello has a B.A. in English...

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Lucy Alibar

Lucy Alibar is a playwright and storyteller from the Florida panhandle. She adapted her play, Juicy and Delicious, into the film Beasts of the Southern Wild with director Benh Zeitlin. Her plays have been performed internationally as well as in New York.

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Janet Allard

Janet Allard is the recipient of two Jerome Fellowships at The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. Recent works include: Vrooommm! A NASComedy (with Michael Dixon), currently being developed with Signature Theatre Company in Virginia, and staged at Theaterwor...

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Norman Allen

Norman Allen is the recipient of a Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play and two regional Emmy Awards for documentary writing. During a long association with Signature Theatre he premiered Melville Slept Here, Nijinsky's Last Dance (Helen Hayes Awa...

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Greg Allen

Greg Allen is the Founder of The Neo-Futurists and creator of over two dozen productions including the legendary Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes) which has been running weekly in Chicago since the Reagan administration. His w...

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Greg Allen

Greg Allen is the Founding Director of The Neo-Futurists and creator of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes), which has been running 50 weeks a year in Chicago since 1988 and in New York since 2004. He is also author of such plays...

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Michael Stuart Alman

Michael Stuart Alman, when not practicing being a gourmet chef, writes plays, film scripts, and the occasional short story. He has had his work produced in high schools and community theaters and has been published in several literary magazines. He attended acting sc...

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Linda Alper

Linda Alper has been a leading actress with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for 22 seasons. She co-translated Eduardo DiFilippo's Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Napoli Milionaria! with Beatrice Basso. With Penny Metropulos, Doug Langworthy and Sterling Tinsley...

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Glenn Alterman

Glenn Alterman is the author of 20 theater related books, including 8 books of original monologues. His books include Two Minutes and Under -- Original Monologues For Actors (Volumes, 1, 2, and 3), Uptown, Street Talk (More Original Character Monologues for Ac...

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Howard Altmann

Howard Altmann is a playwright and poet (Who Collects the Days, 2005) living in New York City. He has taught playwriting at Montclair State University and currently teaches poetry at the Bayview Correctional Facility in Manhattan. Born and raised in Montreal, Q...

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John K. Alvarez

John K. Alvarez is the ninth out of ten children and he was raised by two parents who encouraged him to write. Coming from a large family, it was not hard for Mr. Alvarez to know practically every Christmas story, since he has heard them many times over the year...

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Diana Amsterdam

Diana Amsterdam. Ms. Amsterdam's work has been produced at American Stage Company, MCC, Cucaracha Downtown, American Jewish Theatre in New York, The Source Theatre in Washington D.C., and at numerous regional and European theatres. She began her writing career a...

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Emily Anderson

Emily Anderson will be finishing up her last year at the University of Tampa come this fall. In 2003-2004 she spent six months abroad studying at Oxford University. During this time she completed a novella, and read the works of Plath and Hughes, Oscar Wilde,...

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Eliza Anderson

Eliza Anderson. Eliza Anderson's work has been performed nationally and abroad, and includes The New England Sonata, Mill Girls (published by Playscripts, Inc., and winner of the 1999 Moss Hart Award for Best Regional Production), The Water Principle, The Lower...

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Eva Anderson

Eva Anderson. Eva Anderson's short play From the Mouths of Babes won the Young Playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition, and was produced Off-Broadway in the fall of 2001 at the Cherry Lane Theater. Her first full-length play, The Epic of Gil, was no...

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Tom Andolora

Tom Andolora was born and raised in Jamestown, NY and lives in NYC. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre. Aside from being a writer, he is a composer, teacher, pianist, performer, and musical director. He has worked extensively in cabarets in New York City and o...

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John Andreini

John Andreini has had one-acts, ten-minute plays, and full-length plays produced at theatres around the country, including the Chance Theatre (Anaheim Hills, California), Heartland Theatre Company (Bloomington, Illinois), Lake Superior College (Duluth, Minneso...

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Joe Anson

Joe Anson was selected as a 1994 Thespian Playworks winner for his play Wasting Water. His one-act Counting to Three (formerly Space Invaders) debuted at the 1997 New Playwrights' Festival at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. In 2000, th...

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James Armstrong

James Armstrong is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc. His plays have been performed across the United States and Canada by such theaters as the Abingdon Theatre Company, the Epiphany Theater Company, and The Attic Ensemble. New York City audiences...

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Billy Aronson

Billy Aronson. Billy Aronson's plays have been produced by Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 1812 Productions, SF Playhouse, Amphibian Productions, City Lights Theater, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre; published in five...

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Masi Asare

Masi Asare is a composer/lyricist who lives and works in New York City. She wrote music and lyrics for the secret agent musical comedy Sympathy Jones, which premiered at the 2007 New York Musical Theatre Festival, and several projects for the experimental t...

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John Ashbery

John Ashbery has published more than 20 poetry collections, beginning in 1953 with Turandot and Other Poems (Tibor de Nagy Editions). His Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (Viking, 1975) won the three major American prizes: the Pulitzer, National Book Award, a...

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Chiara Atik

Chiara Atik's writing has been featured in Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, The Atlantic, The Today Show (Today.com), The Hairpin, NYMag.com, and Elle.com. Plays include The Secret Catcher (Ensemble Studio Theater), Daisy: A Study of Americans Abroad...

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John Augustine

John Augustine. John Augustine's plays have been presented in New York City at The Zipper, HERE, Naked Angels, All Season's Theatre Group, Expanded Arts, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Miranda Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, and others. He is published in two short ...

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Jeff Augustin

Jeff Augustin's play Cry Old Kingdom received its world premiere at the 2013 Humana Festival of New American Plays. His work has been developed at the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference (Little Children Dream of God), The Ground Floor at Berkeley Repertor...

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Alex Austin

Alex Austin is a Los Angeles-based writer, editor and teacher. His full-length play Shotgun was produced at the Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, California, in 1999, and ran for two months. His full-length play The Amazing Brenda Strider ran for six wee...

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Ric Averill

Ric Averill has been the Artistic Director of the Seem-To-Be Players professional children's theatre company since he and his wife, Jeanne, founded the company in 1973. Mr. Averill writes plays and music for children, youth, and adults, and has degrees in bo...

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Will Averill

Will Averill graduated with a BGS in Theatre from the University of Kansas, and co-Artistic Director of Card Table Theatre, and a writer and director for The Victor Continental Show and Men in their Thirties Who Are Roommates. He has also worked extensively w...

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Mallery Avidon

Mallery Avidon is a playwright interested in the intersection of fact and fiction. Her play Mary-Kate Olsen is in Love premiered at The Flea Theater in November 2013, and queerSpawn (a commission from the COLAGE Foundation) premiered in the spring of 2013, prod...

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Jon Robin Baitz

Jon Robin Baitz is the author of a number of plays including The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Ten Unknowns, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Three Hotels, and The Paris Letter. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, Drama Desk winner, Humanitas winner, a Guggenheim and an NE...

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Doris Baizley

Doris Baizley is a founding member of LA Theatre Works and worked at the Mark Taper Forum as resident playwright for the ITP Company for young audiences and dramaturg for the Other Voices Program for theatre artists with disabilities. Her plays Mrs. California...

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Trista Baldwin

Trista Baldwin's recent productions include American Sexy (The Flea), Sand (Women's Project), Doe (Santiago a Mil Festival, Chile), Patty Red Pants (Live Girls!) and Chicks With Dicks (Bricolage). A recipient of two Jerome Fellowships and a McKnight Advancement...

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Yuri Baranovsky

Yuri Baranovsky was born in Kiev, Ukraine, which he left at the age of five as a Jewish refugee. A busy kind of bee, he was the co-creator and co-writer of the critically-acclaimed (Wall Street Journal, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times) and ...

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David Bareford

David Bareford is a California-born playwright and theatrical violence designer. He graduated from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa and has lived in several Midwestern cities including Minneapolis, Columbia Missouri, and, currently, Chicago.

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Tanya Barfield

Tanya Barfield. Tanya Barfield's plays include: Of Equal Measure (Center Theatre Group), Blue Door (Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory; Seattle Repertory, Berkeley Repertory and additional theaters), Dent, The Quick, The Houdini Act and 121 Degrees WES...

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David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew Barnes is the award-winning author of the novels Mesmerized, Accidents Never Happen, Swimming to Chicago, The Jetsetters, Ambrosia, and Wonderland. He wrote and directed the motion picture Frozen Stars, which received worldwide distribution. To date, he...

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Courtney Baron

Courtney Baron. Ms. Baron's plays have been produced at The Magic Theatre, Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Actors Theatre of Louisville, as part of the 24-Hour Plays, as part of the Larson Project at New York Theatre Workshop, at the Jose Quintero Theatre, as p...

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Mark Baron

Mark Baron has been working in the world of theater for the past 20 years. To date, Mr. Baron has musically directed and conducted close to 100 productions throughout the tri-state area. In addition to Frankenstein, Mr. Baron has penned the scores for the c...

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David Barr III

David Barr III is also the author of several published works for the stage including Death Of The Black Jesus, Ev'ry Time I Feel The Spirit, The Face Of Emmett Till (Dramatic Publishing), and Black Caesar (PerformInk). His stage works around Chicagoland have be...

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M. H. Barra

M. H. Barra is a writer and producer based in New York City where he lives with his wife and two young daughters. He has a passion for all things show business, and his writing usually involves some aspect of an insider's view of the entertainment industry, ...

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Vicki Bartholomew

Vicki Bartholomew writes family plays for actors of all ages. Her personal favorite is Aunt Alice's Summer, which received the Jackie White Memorial National Children's Play Writing Award early in her playwriting career. She received the Jackie White Award a secon...

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Andy Bayiates

Andy Bayiates is a Chicago-based playwright and Neo-Futurist alumnus (1999-2005). He writes and reads stories on stage (Essay Fiesta, Paper Machete, The Encyclopedia Show) and contributes material weekly to the radio show and podcast Insects and Robots on CJLY...

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Mark Bazzone

Mark Bazzone. A recipient of the John C. Lippmann "New Frontier" Travel Award, Mark Bazzone used the grant to drive 17,000 kilometers around Australia to meet with aborigines and educate himself about their contemporary life. He has also received a 1998 New Y...

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Jeanne Beckwith

Jeanne Beckwith has been writing and producing plays since 1982. She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia, and an individual artist fellowship from the Indiana Arts Council. A director as well as a playwright, Ms. Beckwith has worked both in chi...

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Chad Beckim

Chad Beckim's writing credits include ...a matter of choice, 'nami, Lights Rise on Grace (Winner: Outstanding Play, 2007 New York International Fringe Festival; Finalist for the 2007 Princess Grace Award), Shane Goes Home, or The Main(e) Play, and the short ...

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Stephen Belber

Stephen Belber. Stephen Belber's plays include Geomtery of Fire, (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Fault Lines, (Naked Angels/Cherry Lane); A Small, Melodramatic Story, (LAByrinth Theater Company); McReele, (Roundabout); Match, (Broadway, Tony nomination for F...

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T. James Belich

T. James Belich is the author of more than two dozen plays, including The Princess and the Moon: A Fairytale which took 2nd place in the 2009 East Valley Children's Theatre's Aspiring Playwrights contest. His works have been performed across the United States an...

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Hilary Bell

Hilary Bell. Hilary Bell's plays include Wolf Lullaby (Steppenwolf, Atlantic); Shot While Dancing (1999 Susan Smith Blackburn finalist); and Eye of the Storm and The Falls, both workshopped at the National Playwrights' Conference, the former traveling to the...

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John Belluso

John Belluso. John Belluso's plays include: The Poor Itch (produced by The Public Theatre), A Nervous Smile (produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New Plays), The Body of Bourne (produced by the Mark Taper Forum), Henry Flamethrowa...

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Neal Bell

Neal Bell. Neal Bell's plays -- including Two Small Bodies, On The Bum and Spatter Pattern -- have appeared at Playwrights Horizons in New York, and at regional theatres including the Mark Taper Forum, Denver Center Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville an...

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Sean Benjamin

Sean Benjamin is the co-founder and Artistic Director of the Drinking & Writing Theater (www.drinkingandwriting.com), a theater and production company responsible for The Drinking & Writing Festival, Beerfly Alleyfight, Tied House Film Festival, and The Drinki...

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Glen Berger

Glen Berger launched his playwriting career in earnest as a member of Annex Theatre in Seattle. He spent a decade in New York and now lives in the Hudson Valley with his wife and two children. He is a fifth-year member of New Dramatists. His plays include...

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Alan Berks

Alan Berks is an Assistant Professor of English at St. Cloud State University where he teaches Composition and Rhetoric, Writing for the Professions, and Playwriting. He is also a co-founder and creator of Thirst, a project designed to make live theater mor...

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Brooke Berman

Brooke Berman's work has been produced at Primary Stages, The Second Stage, The Play Company, Steppenwolf Theatre (Chicago); The Humana Festival (Louisville), WET, New Georges and Naked Angels; and developed at places including MCC, Naked Angels, Williamstown ...

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Susan Bernfield

Susan Bernfield. Stretch (a fantasia) was produced by People's Light & Theatre in Malvern, Pennsylvania in 2010, premiered at New Georges in New York City in 2008, and was seen in workshop form in Soho Think Tank's 2007 Ice Factory Festival at the Ohio Theatre. ...

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Sarah Bernstein

Sarah Bernstein is a New York based playwright. Her plays include New Mutants, A Reunion, All The Women, and Random Decay. In NYC, her work has been produced with FullStop Collective, Turnip Theatre Co., and the American Globe Theatre. Ms. Bernstein received a B...

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Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry was born in Henry County, Kentucky, in 1934. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Kentucky. Mr. Berry has taught at Georgetown College, Stanford University, New York University and his alma mater. The author of over 40 books of poetry,...

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Benjamin Bettenbender

Benjamin Bettenbender is the author of eight full-length plays and several one-acts. He has had many productions around the country and abroad, including in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, and Wellington, New Zealand. Mr. Bettenbender was a lo...

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Barton Bishop

Barton Bishop earned his MFA from NYU's Department of Dramatic Writing, where he received the Harry Kondeleon Graduate Playwriting Award. His work has been commissioned by Florida Stage and produced in New York, Los Angeles, Montana, and Florida. Mr. Bishop is...

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Gary L. Blackwood

Gary L. Blackwood. Though best known as an author of young adult novels and nonfiction (The Shakespeare Stealer, The Year of the Hangman, The Great Race), Mr. Blackwood has also written a number of successful stage plays for adults and for young audiences. Dark Ho...

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Nick Blaemire

Nick Blaemire is a performer and songwriter living in New York City. His first musical Glory Days, which he began working on with his friend James when they were 18, had a critically-acclaimed run at the prestigious Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia (un...

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Dustin Robert Blakeman

Dustin Robert Blakeman is a writer, usually unemployed, living in Kansas City, MO. His works have been featured in every hemisphere of his favorite planet, Earth, and he has high hopes of one day finding a large briefcase full of money.

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Joshua Blanchard

Joshua Blanchard received his BA in Art and Performance at University of Texas at Dallas in 2001 and completed his Master's Degree at the University of Colorado at Denver in 2006. He has served as the Events and Pavilion Manager for the Keystone Neighbourhood Co...

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Ariadne Blayde

Ariadne Blayde is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in Playwriting at Fordham University, where she has written and produced several one-act plays. In fall 2008 she won the VSA Playwright Discovery Award for her play The Other Room, which had its worl...

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Lee Blessing

Lee Blessing. On Broadway and London's West End: A Walk in the Woods. Off-Broadway: Eleemosynary, Cobb, Thief River, Chesapeake and Down the Road -- plus Fortinbras, Lake Street Extension, Two Rooms, and the world premiere of Patient A, all in the 1992-93 Sig...

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Peter Bloedel

Peter Bloedel is a guitar-picking, chainsaw-juggling professor of theater at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. He has authored a number of plays available through Playscripts, Inc. including: The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, The Rules of C...

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Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom directs original theatrical adaptations including La Boheme (Spoken), LIVE Mermaids LIVE, and Leaves of Grass (Nude). As artistic director of Rady&Bloom, new film and theater work with Brian Rady includes The Orange Person, The Girl of The Golden...

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Matt Board

Matt Board is an exciting new composer, lyricist and playwright working in musical theatre. In addition to co-writing the score and book for Austentatious, his work includes: book, music and lyrics for the one-act, two-woman musical Two's A Crowd, which fea...

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Adam Bock

Adam Bock. Adam Bock's The Thugs premiered at NYC's Soho Rep in 2006, winning an OBIE for playwriting for Mr. Bock and an OBIE for directing for Anne Kauffman, and was named to both of TimeOut NY's Top Ten lists. His new play The Receptionist will world-pr...

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Greg Oliver Bodine

Greg Oliver Bodine lives in New York City and is a graduate of the M.F.A. Drama program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His plays include Dark Soundings, Poe Times Two (2012 NYIT Award Nominations for Outstanding Solo Performance, Outstanding Li...

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Brendan Boland

Brendan Boland has been a teaching artist in New York City for the last five years where he has worked with the MCC Youth Ensemble, The Epic Theater Ensemble, Urban Arts Partnership, American Place Theater, Shakespeare on the Sound, Public School 3, Hospital Au...

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Brian Boone

Brian Boone is a writer and editor of plays, novels, nonfiction, and trivia. He attended the University of Oregon and lives in Ashland, Oregon, with his family.

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Hannah Bos

Hannah Bos is a founder and co-artistic director of The Debate Society. She has co-written and starred in A Thought About Raya, The Snow Hen, You're Welcome, Detroit, The Eaten Heart, and Cape Disappointment. Her play Cape Disappointment was recently publis...

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McKenna Bovey

McKenna Bovey currently attends Long Trail School in Dorset, Vermont. She has been acting since her freshman year of high school, and has been in every school production since. This is her first published play, but she has her own, unpublished, piece called A ...

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Warren C. Bowles

Warren C. Bowles has been a member of the Mixed Blood Theatre Co. since 1977. While primarily an actor and director, he has written plays and adapted works for Mixed Blood, including Black Eagle, a biographical piece about the astronaut Dr. Ronald McNair. He has ...

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Ken Brady

Ken Brady is a writer, actor, director, producer, and musician. He has sold short fiction and poetry on four continents, in three languages. Many of his plays have been staged, he's sold a screenplay, and he produced an independent feature film that won Be...

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Kevin Holmstrom Bradshaw

Kevin Holmstrom Bradshaw (a.k.a. Kaefan Shaw) was a principal performer with the Emmy award-winning satirical TV puppet show Spitting Image, from pilot through to series 16, and also contributed as a comedy sketch writer to the show. He has also waggled puppets with The ...

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Anita Bradt

Anita Bradt received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the State University of New York, where she focused her studies in costuming, philosophy, and playwriting. A former Thespian sponsor, Ms. Bradt has been an Educational Theater Instructor for the last 13...

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Wade Bradford

Wade Bradford grew up in rainy Washington state. In 1991, at the age of 19, he moved down to sunny California. Ever since then he has been complaining about missing the seasons. (And yet it should be noted that he has yet to move from the continually sunny wea...

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Suzanne Bradbeer

Suzanne Bradbeer's plays include Full Bloom (Barrington Stage); The Sleeping Girl (Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Southern Writers' Project); You Miss Them When They're Not Around (Dreamcatcher Rep); Bethlehem, PA (City Theatre of Miami); Okoboji (Stageworks/Huds...

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Alex Brandes

Alex Brandes began playwriting while studying at the University of Virginia. His commitment to his work deepened during his senior year there, as he took only a playwriting seminar and filled the rest of his nonwriting hours with frisbee, beer, and live music...

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Melissa Brandl

Melissa Brandl has been in theater, literally, her entire life. Currently at University of Evansville in Indiana, she is a Theatre Generalist major. She has been intensely involved in their productions, both onstage and backstage, including dramaturgy, properti...

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Dave Brandl

Dave Brandl began writing plays in 1988, and currently has more than 20 plays published, which have been produced across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. He has also been involved in Denver theater since 1980, appearing in or directing more than 100 production...

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Sarah Brandt

Sarah Brandt is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where she received a BA in English and Writing. She has written three children's theatre adaptations with her writing partner, composer and lyricist Neal Richardson. Works include My Father's Dr...

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Timothy Braun

Timothy Braun. Timothy Braun's plays have been presented at The Asylum (Nevada), Ensemble Studio Theater (New York), Hyde Park (Texas), Ontological-Hysteric Theater (New York), and Theatre X (New Mexico). Residencies include Edward F. Albee Foundation, HERE Ar...

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Patrick Breen

Patrick Breen is a writer and actor. He has been a member of Naked Angels almost from the beginning. An evening of his one act plays, Saturday Mourning Cartoons was produced there. His plays have also been performed at MCC and The Atlantic. His play Marking wa...

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Alex Broun

Alex Broun. Born in Sydney, Australia, Mr. Broun has enjoyed considerable success in theater, TV and film as a writer, actor and director. He has had many plays performed in the USA, South Africa, Singapore, the UK, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Aus...

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Carlyle Brown

Carlyle Brown is the founder of Carlyle Brown & Company, based in Minneapolis. His plays include The Beggar's Strike, The Negro of Peter the Great, The African Company Presents Richard III, The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show, Buffalo Hair...

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Julia Brownell

Julia Brownell. Julia Brownell's play Smart Cookie won the 2008 Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Award and received its world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia in January 2009. Smart Cookie was workshopped/read by the Minneapolis Playwrights' Cen...

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Tim Brownell

Tim Brownell is the Co-Founder and Camp Director of Acting Manitou (www.actingmanitou.com) an overnight summer drama camp in Maine entering its 11th summer. He is also a full-time Drama Teacher at the prestigious Brearley School of New York City. In both th...

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Bekah Brunstetter

Bekah Brunstetter's plays include: Oohrah! (Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater, 2009; Ars Nova Out Loud reading series, dir. Leigh Silverman; London, Finborough Theater, May 2009); Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Lark Playwrights Week 2009; Nominated for L. Arnold Weissb...

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Jamie Bruss

Jamie Bruss began her writing career as a poet and self-published a small book of poetry in 1998. Under the guidance of friend and mentor, Christopher Willard, she discovered the thrill of theater and has dedicated her efforts to writing for the stage ever s...

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Matt Buchanan

Matt Buchanan is a professional playwright and composer specializing in theater with and for young people. His more than a dozen plays and musicals have been produced throughout the United States and in eight foreign countries, including two productions in tra...

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Anton Bucher

Anton Bucher started writing because he was teaching at a small school in California at the time, and they couldn't afford royalties...or scripts...or costumes. That first script ended up being The Bible in 30 Minutes...Or Less! He is now a middle school thea...

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Amanda Claire Buckley

Amanda Claire Buckley is currently studying theater and music at Bennington College in Vermont. She has composed the scores for both the premier production of Ghost Light, a devised theater project directed by Abi Basch, and Jean Randich's production of Romeo and Juli...

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Nicole Burdette

Nicole Burdette is a playwright and an actress. Ms. Burdette co-founded and named the Naked Angels theater company in 1986, where many of her plays have been produced. The Bluebird Special Came Through Here (directed by Rebecca Miller), Busted (directed by Timot...

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Granville Wyche Burgess

Granville Wyche Burgess is a playwright, director, producer, lyricist, composer, and teacher with over 25 years' professional experience. His plays and musicals have appeared Off-Broadway and regionally. His teleplays have appeared on PBS and in syndication, and he was ...

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Kimberly Burke

Kimberly Burke is a 2005-6 Jerome Fellow through The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. Her plays include minus tide, which was co-produced by The Rude Mechs and Bayou Radio in Austin, Texas; Lacuna, which was produced in The Fusebox Festival at the Blue Thea...

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Oliver Butler

Oliver Butler is a founder and co-Artistic Director of The Debate Society. He has been developing new plays with Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen since 2004. Their play Cape Disappointment was recently published in Play A Journal Of Plays. In New York, Mr. Butler h...

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Catherine Butterfield

Catherine Butterfield's two newest plays are Terrible Beauty and It Has To Be You. (Contact the author.) Previously published plays include Brownstone, The Sleeper, Where the Truth Lies, Snowing at Delphi, Life in the Trees, Joined at the Head, and the one-act plays J...

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Joe Calarco

Joe Calarco is the adaptor/director of Shakespeare's R&J which ran for a year in New York and earned him a Lucille Lortel Award. He also directed the play's premieres in Chicago (5 Jeff Award nominations including Best Play and Best Director) and Washington,...

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Sheila Callaghan

Sheila Callaghan. Sheila Callaghan's plays have been produced and developed with Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory, Clubbed Thumb, The Lark, Actors Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, Annex Theatre, Moving Arts, and LABrynth, among others. She...

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Christina Calvit

Christina Calvit is an ensemble member of Lifeline Theatre in Chicago. She has written over a dozen theatrical adaptations which have been performed throughout the United States and Canada, including A Room with a View, Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Je...

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Rita Cannon

Rita Cannon is a writer and actor from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mean is her first published play. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she waits for buses and writes about film for the website Battleship Pretension.

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Cathy Caplan

Cathy Caplan. Cathy Caplan's plays include Lapis Blue Blood Red, about the 17th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi, and Silver Nitrate, which recreates photographs from 1930s Berlin. She received a new play commission from the New York State Council on the...

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Jane Caplow

Jane Caplow is the Director of Creative Development for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises in New York City. She also serves on the reading committee and awards jury for the New York Musical Theatre Festival. She has a MA degree in Musical Theatre (producing) ...

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Alyn Cardarelli

Alyn Cardarelli is a graduate of the famed Second City Training Center and a co-founder of Emerald City Theatre Company in Chicago. He has created over two dozen plays including adaptations of Peter Pan and Wendy, Where the Wild Things Are and Stellaluna. In 2...

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Laurie Carlos

Laurie Carlos is an original player in the New York avant-garde performance scene and has developed new characters and new aesthetics for the stage for more than 30 years. Her works include White Chocolate, The Cooking Show, and Organdy Falsetto. She is the co...

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Michael Carleton

Michael Carleton is the Producing Artistic Director of the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival. He directs frequently at regional theatres around the United States. As a playwright his plays include Michelangelo's Ladder, Anais Nin: An Unprofessional Study, Every Chri...

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Kim Carney

Kim Carney is an award-winning playwright whose work has been seen throughout Michigan and across the country. Last season, her comedy The War Since Eve had an extended run at Ann Arbor's Performance Network theatre, where Moonglow won Best New Play awards ...

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Bridget Carpenter

Bridget Carpenter is a member of New Dramatists. Most recently, she was a playwright-in-residence at the Royal National Theatre in London. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and her play Fall was the recipient of the 2000 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize....

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Lonnie Carter

Lonnie Carter received a 2003 Obie Award for his play The Romance of Magno Rubio, produced by the Ma-Yi Theatre Company. His plays also include China Calls, The Sovereign State of Boogedy Boogedy, The Gulliver Plays (Lemuel, Gulliver, and Gulliver Redux, publi...

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Christopher Cartmill

Christopher Cartmill received a B.A. in Chinese and East Asian Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Virginia. He also did graduate work in Chinese at Fu Ren University in Taipei, R.O.C., and w...

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Matt Casarino

Matt Casarino has been writing since 1997, when City Theater in Wilmington, Delaware produced his first play. Since then, his short plays been produced in 49 states and eight countries. His full-length comedy The PornoZombies debuted with the Renegade Theater ...

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Debra Castellano

Debra Castellano. Since writing The Rehearsal for "theAtrainplays," Debra Castellano has written and performed three theatrical solo shows: Swamp Girl (who needs a therapist when you have knee pads?), The Further Adventures of Swamp Girl (in which she tries to fi...

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V. Cate

V. Cate. V. Cate and Duke Ernsberger have been a mother/son writing team for over 10 years. Besides Elvis Has Left the Building, they have collaborated on 4 other plays: Don't Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell, Dracula Bites, Sherlock Holmes and the Christma...

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Marcia Cebulska

Marcia Cebulska. Marcia Cebulska's recent play Touched was commissioned for and premiered at the William Inge Theatre Festival. Her play Now Let Me Fly, commissioned for the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, has been performed at over...

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Marisha Chamberlain

Marisha Chamberlain is best known for her play Scheherazade, which won the Dramatists Guild/CBS regional and national awards and has been produced widely throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. Her other plays include The Angels of Warsaw, winner of ...

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Gamal Abdel Chasten

Gamal Abdel Chasten. Let Bygones Be represents Gamal Abdel Chasten's fourth collaboration with Actors Theatre. Mr. Chasten first came to Actors Theatre as a member of Rhythmicity, then as a cast member of UNIVERSES' Slanguage, and in 2009 as a playwright and perfor...

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Julia Cho

Julia Cho's plays include The Language Archive (2010 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), The Piano Teacher, Durango, BFE, The Architecture of Loss, and 99 Histories. Her plays have been produced at South Coast Repertory, The Vineyard Theatre, The Public Theater,...

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James Christy

James Christy. Mr. Christy's full-length play Never Tell was produced by Broken Watch Theatre Company in August 2006, starring Drama Desk nominee Mark Setlock. The play's premiere at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival had an extended, sold-out run...

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Robin Moyer Chung

Robin Moyer Chung. Currently, Ms. Chung is developing book & lyrics for Big Fat Cat, an original musical comedy, with composer Brian Feinstein. It received a reading with Bruce Vilanch. She also writes for www.robinsresources.com, a site about shopping, eating, an...

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Andrea Ciannavei

Andrea Ciannavei is a writer and actor in New York City. Plays: Deep Trees, The Hard Sell, 7 Captiva Road, and Pretty Chin Up (development production at LAByrinth). TV: Tom Fontana's forthcoming series The Borgias. Awards: Lecomte du Nouy Prize 2008-2010. Graduat...

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John Clancy

John Clancy is an OBIE award winning director and Executive Artistic Director of Clancy Productions, Inc. He is the founding Artistic Director of Present Company and a founding Artistic Director of The New York International Fringe Festival. He is an award-w...

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Burgess Clark

Burgess Clark. Burgess Clark's work has been produced both nationally and internationally. Productions of Purple Hearts have been produced in San Francisco and toured to the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in Scotland where it placed in the top five "Best of Fest" ...

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Steve Cleberg

Steve Cleberg has been the Director of Theatre at Somerset Community College in Somerset, Kentucky for over 20 years. Mr. Cleberg has written a popular series of plays with recurring characters entitled Radio Suspense Theatre. He has also penned stage adaptati...

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Douglas Clinton

Douglas Clinton is a New Englander, an AmeriCorps Alum, a Kentucky Colonel, and Chairman of the Board of Midtown Productions. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his cats, H.I. and Ed(wina).

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Stacey Coates

Stacey Coates is an educational drama consultant who works with both the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Interact Theatre in Washington, DC. She has a Masters Degree in Drama for the Young from Eastern Michigan University and her Bachelors ...

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Eric Coble

Eric Coble was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and bred on the Navajo and Ute reservations in New Mexico and Colorado. His plays have been produced Off-Broadway and on four continents, including productions at Manhattan Class Company, the Kennedy Center, Alabam...

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Rick Coca

Rick Coca's The Day I Flipped off Jimmy Carter, a one-person musical-seriocomedy centered around President Carter's overnight visit to a Mexican American family's East L.A. home in 1979, was commissioned by the Mark Taper Forum and selected by South Coast ...

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Gab Cody

Gab Cody is a seriously funny playwright and filmmaker. She uses her skills as a storyteller and producer -- as well as a classically trained actor, improviser, and standup comedian -- to create hilariously brain-agitating works. Her plays, films and live...

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Ian Cohen

Ian Cohen. Ian Cohen's play Bertrand Priest won first prize in the 2006 Kaufman & Hart Award for New American Comedies. Lenny & Lou premiered in September 2004 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. and was nominated for the Charles MacArthur Aw...

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Gary P. Cohen

Gary P. Cohen is the Producing Director of New Jersey's Plays-in-the-Park, one of the largest community theaters in the United States. During his 20 year tenure, he has directed over 50 plays and musicals, designed sets and lighting, and produced the last 20 s...

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Frank Condon

Frank Condon is the Artistic Director of River Stage in Sacramento, California. Previously, he was one of the Artistic Directors at L.A.'s Odyssey Theater and Staff Director at the Mark Taper Forum. He co-authored the play The Chicago Conspiracy Trial, and wi...

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Constance Congdon

Constance Congdon has been called "one of the best playwrights our country and our language has ever produced" by playwright Tony Kushner in Kushner's introduction to her collection Tales of the Lost Formicans and Other Plays. In addition to Tales of the Lost Form...

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Joshua Conkel

Joshua Conkel is a playwright, director, and occasional performer. He is the current Artistic Director of The Management, a theater company in downtown New York, and a member of Youngblood, EST's collective of playwrights under thirty.

Mr. Conkel's work has...

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Pat Cook

Pat Cook got his first taste of seeing his work in print when he was still in high school in Frankston, Texas, writing for the school paper. Then, during the summers, he wrote a column for his hometown newspaper. It wasn't until college, however, when he ...

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Melissa Cooper

Melissa Cooper is an award-winning playwright whose plays and adaptations have been commissioned and produced at theaters around the country, including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Dallas Theater Center, Portland Stage Company, East Los Angeles Classic The...

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M. Thomas Cooper

M. Thomas Cooper has studied literature and theatre at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, San Francisco State University and Portland State University. He's had a number of short plays presented in conjunction with the Ashland 10-Minute Play Festi...

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Bill Corbett

Bill Corbett. Bill Corbett's play The Stuff of Dreams recently toured the country, produced by the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. His play The Big Slam has been produced at numerous theaters across the U.S., including Woolly Mammoth in Washington, D.C.; ACT ...

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Hal Corley

Hal Corley. Two of Mr. Corley's full-length plays, Finding Donis Anne and An Ounce of Prevention, have been widely performed (Seattle Rep, Syracuse Stage, Walnut Street, Westbeth, and in Atlanta, LA, Boston and Charlotte, NC). Recent: Brush the Summer By, A...

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Jorge Ignacio Cortinas

Jorge Ignacio Cortinas. Jorge Ignacio Cortinas' awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; as well as the Helen Merrill Award and the Robert Chesley Award. His first play Maleta Mulata was produced by C...

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Kia Corthron

Kia Corthron's A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick premiered at Playwrights Horizons in spring 2010. Other plays include Moot the Messenger (Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival), Light Raise the Roof (New York Theatre Workshop), Snapshot Silhoue...

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Steven Cosson

Steven Cosson founded The Civilians in 2001. With the company: co-writer and director of Paris Commune, which was recently produced at the Public Theater, and previously at La Jolla Playhouse; co-writer and director of This Beautiful City which premiered at th...

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Erin Courtney

Erin Courtney's play A Map of Virtue, produced by 13P and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, was awarded an Obie and described as "one of the most terrifying plays of the past decade" by Alexis Soloski in The New York Times. Ms. Courtney's other plays include I Will...

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Lily Baber Coyle

Lily Baber Coyle lives in Minneapolis with her talented husband and their two daughters.

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B. Dwayne Craft

B. Dwayne Craft has taught and directed theater at Bob Jones High School in Madison, Alabama for the past 15 years. His directing experience includes over 35 high school and community theater productions. His original one act play The Winner won the Best Play aw...

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Deborah Craig

Deborah Craig is a retired high school theatre, speech and English teacher of 32 years. She has written and produced over twenty original plays for children's and high school theatre and has directed over forty other productions in educational and community th...

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Cusi Cram

Cusi Cram's plays include: Dusty and the Big Bad World (Denver Theater Center), Lucy and the Conquest (Williamstown Theater Festival), All the Bad Things (LAByrinth Theater Company at the Public Theater), Fuente (Barrington Stage, and O'Neill Playwrights C...

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Douglas Craven

Douglas Craven. Like tobacco and (more recently) ginseng, Douglas Craven grew from the sandy loam soil of Southwestern Ontario. His writing was encouraged by two inspired and inspiring English teachers, who had no idea what they were loosing on the world. Mr. C...

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Adam Crescenzi

Adam Crescenzi is an artist and an educator who has been making theatre with New York City Public School students in grades K-12 for the the past nine years. He currently works as a teaching artist for Theatre Development Fund, Theatre for a New Audience, New Y...

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Christa Crewdson

Christa Crewdson is the theatre teacher and director at Buckingham Browne and Nichols Middle School in Cambridge. She also directs the Young Adult Company at Un-Common Theatre in Mansfield where she also runs the company's teen improv troupe, Improv Soup. Ms. Cre...

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Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia

Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia embarked upon her lifelong love affair with theatre while watching local artists perform their trades in barns and around campfires. Regional and local actors, musicians, poets, and writers flitted through her parents' ranch and filled her world ...

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Alexandra Cunningham

Alexandra Cunningham graduated from Johns Hopkins and Columbia; at the latter she received the John Golden Award for Best Play. From 1998-2000 she was a playwright in residence in the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard. Her plays have been...

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Lisa D'Amour

Lisa D'Amour is a playwright and interdisciplinary artist. With Katie Pearl, she is co-artistic director of PearlDamour, a company that makes collaborative, often site-specific performances. PearlDamour's work has been presented at PS122, HERE Arts Center and...

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Gordon Dahlquist

Gordon Dahlquist is a native of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked for several years writing and directing plays. Since 1988 he has lived in New York. He has been a member of New Dramatists, and is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect. His works include:...

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Mary Dattilo

Mary Dattilo began her writing and acting career in the fourth grade. Since then, she has performed in and written numerous plays. Francine's Will was the first place winner at the Nutmeg Players New Play Festival in 2006. Her first novel, Time's Edge, a book...

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Ann Morrissett Davidon

Ann Morrissett Davidon has been a playwright member of the Philadelphia Dramatists Center and the Brick Playhouse for the past decade. Earlier, she was a Writing Fellow at the MacDowell Colony. Her articles, essays, stories, and poems have appeared in many national pub...

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Eisa Davis

Eisa Davis wrote and starred in the acclaimed stage memoir Angela's Mixtape. She was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama with her play Bulrusher. Other plays include The History of Light (Contemporary American Theater Festival), Warriors Don't C...

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Drew Davis

Drew Davis. A member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the American Association of Community Theatre, Drew Davis is a freelance writer in the Augusta, Georgia area. His plays have been produced in San Diego, Chicago, and the southeast including Atlanta...

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M. G. Davidson

M. G. Davidson is a playwright, director and theater teaching artist based in NYC. Davidson's plays have been seen at various theaters in downtown New York. Davidson holds a B.A. in directing and an M.F.A. in playwriting, both of which Davidson is still paying ...

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Adrienne Dawes

Adrienne Dawes' plays include Am I White, You Are Pretty, Jesus Loves Good Christians, and Heritage, Her-i-tage and Hair-i-tage. Her work has been produced by American Repertory Theatre of London, Live Girls Theatre!, Little Fish Theatre Company, New England Ac...

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Tom Dawes

Tom Dawes and Ginny Redington come from successful careers in the music business as singers, songwriters, musicians, arrangers and producers. Ms. Redington wrote songs for artists such as Sarah Vaughan, Eddy Arnold and Gladys Knight, as well as performing ...

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Philip Dawkins

Philip Dawkins' work includes the world premiere of Miss Marx: or the Involuntary Effect of Living (Strawdog Theatre), which won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work, as well as recent critically-acclaimed plays The Homosexuals and Failure: A Love Story...

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Gabriel Dean

Gabriel Dean originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. His plays have been produced or developed at New York Theatre Workshop, The Lark, New York Stage & Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ International,...

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Steph DeFerie

Steph DeFerie grew up on Cape Cod and lives there still. The many, many terrific hours she spent studying, performing in and attending shows at the Harwich Junior Theatre comprise the majority of her theatrical training. Although she also writes for adults, fo...

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Vincent Delaney

Vincent Delaney. His plays include The Robeson Tapes, Perpetua, MLK and the FBI, and Kuwait, which won the Heideman Award and was produced in the Humana Festival. A full length version of Kuwait won the New Play Award at the Sonoma Rep, and was produced at the...

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Peter DeLaurier

Peter DeLaurierhas held several positions in the theater, including: Artistic Associate / Company Actor / Director / Playwright (People's Light & Theatre, Malvern, PA), Artistic Director (New Stage Theatre, Jackson, MS), Founder / Producing Director (Delaware Th...

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Jonathan Denn

Jonathan Denn. Mr. Denn's first play, Holier Ground, received an informal reading at the Yale Drama School, was in the Strawberry One-Act Play Festival, was given a staged reading at TADA!, as a winner of its 14th Annual One-Act Play Competition, and went on t...

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Hillary DePiano

Hillary DePiano is a fiction and non-fiction author best known for her play, The Love of Three Oranges, which has been performed in theatres around the world, and her e-commerce blog, TheWhineSeller.com. She was the 2002 recipient of the C. Willard Smith Award f...

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Jeremy Desmon

Jeremy Desmon is an award-winning musical theatre bookwriter whose stories have played around the world.

The Girl in the Frame, seen in over a dozen productions, earned him the prestigious Edward Kleban Prize as America's most promising Musical Theatre Book...

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Erin Detrick

Erin Detrick has served as dramaturg and assistant-dramaturg on a wide range of projects during literary internships at New Dramatists, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Freelance dramaturgy credits include The Glass Menager...

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Lydia Diamond

Lydia Diamond's plays include: Voyeurs de Venus (2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for best new work, 2006 Black Theater Alliance Award for best writing), The Bluest Eye (2006 Black Arts Alliance Image Award for best new play and 2008 AATE Distinguished Play Award),...

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Kristoffer Diaz

Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator. His full-length plays (Welcome to Arroyo's and Guernica) have been developed and performed at Arielle Tepper's Summer Play Festival, The Hip-Hop Theater Festival, The Lark, The Donmar Warehouse (London), South Coast...

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Bonnie Dickinson

Bonnie Dickinson lives and works in Wilton, Connecticut where she began directing and teaching in 1993. A graduate of NYU School of the Arts, Ms. Dickinson holds a BFA in Acting and her Masters in teaching. She has her 6th Year Degree in Educational Theatre. She ...

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Steven Dietz

Steven Dietz. Mr. Dietz's thirty-plus plays have been produced at regional theaters across the United States, as well as Off-Broadway. International productions of his work have been seen in England, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, Sweden, Russia, Slovenia...

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Dan Dietz

Dan Dietz. Dan Dietz's plays include Dirigible, Blind Horses, Tilt Angel, and Americamisfit, and have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, and points in between. His play tempOdyssey received a rolling world premiere from the National New Play Network in 20...

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Lisa Dillman

Lisa Dillman's plays include Detail of a Larger Work, The Walls, Flung, Half of Plenty, Rock Shore, Six Postcards, No Such Thing, Shady Meadows, and Ground. Her work has been produced at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Thea...

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Tony DiMurro

Tony DiMurro is a New York City based writer and actor and is a graduate of New York University. His first play, the one-act Moe Green Gets It In The Eye, was produced Off-Broadway by the Rapp Arts Center. His first full-length play, The Coyote Bleeds, was pr...

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Michael Bigelow Dixon

Michael Bigelow Dixon was Literary Manager and, in his last year, Associate Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville from 1985 to 2001. He then worked for six years as Literary Director and Director of Studio Programming at the Guthrie Theater and after that ...

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Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Marcia Milgrom Dodge's work as a director and choreographer has been seen throughout the United States, in Canada, Great Britain and South Korea. She made her Broadway directing and choreographing debut with the critically acclaimed revival of Ragtime after its sold...

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Anthony Dodge

Anthony Dodge. Mr. Dodge wrote his first play with his partner-in-crime onstage and off, Marcia. Sherlock Holmes & The West End Horror premiered at Bay Street Theatre in 2002 and received an Edgar nomination from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Play. T...

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Paul Dooley

Paul Dooley is a veteran actor, having appeared in countless movies and TV shows. Films include: Breaking Away, Sixteen Candles, Runaway Bride, Hairspray, Insomnia, Waiting for Guffman, Popeye, and Cars. Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parenthood, My So-Called Life, t...

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Bathsheba Doran

Bathsheba Doran's most recent play Kin was produced at Playwrights Horizons this spring to critical acclaim. Other plays include Parents' Evening, Ben and the Magic Paintbrush, Living Room in Africa, Nest, and adaptations of Dickens' Great Expectations, Maeterli...

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Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf has had his plays produced throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, Africa, and Asia. He has been a finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville Heideman Award, the Weinberger Playwr...

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Laurelyn Dossett

Laurelyn Dossett. Composer/Songwriter Laurelyn Dossett lives and writes in the piedmont of North Carolina, and her songs tend to reflect the stories of the region, both traditional and contemporary. One of the most sought-after voices in creative collaborations, ...

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Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty is a singer/songwriter. He lives in Brooklyn.

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E. P. Dowdall

E. P. Dowdall. It's a "family affair" for E.P. Dowdall, a writer and composer from New York. His uncle is Miklos Laszlo, the Hungarian-born author of Parfumerie, a play best known as the source material for three successful movies, Shop Around the Corner, In t...

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William Missouri Downs

William Missouri Downs holds an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Illinois and an M.F.A. in screenwriting from UCLA. He was trained in playwriting at the Circle Repertory Theatre in New York and has authored over a dozen plays, including Innocent Thoughts, the wi...

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Georgeta Dragoiu

Georgeta Dragoiu emigrated from Romania in 1990. She graduated from Jones College Prep, which is located in the South Loop of downtown Chicago. She currently attends the University of Chicago. Her play Collapsible Model was a Thespian Playworks winner in 2002.

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Alex Dremann

Alex Dremann studied playwriting at the University of Southern California and NYU. His full length plays include Split Pea Pod, Postcoital Variations, Henchpeople, The :nv:s:ble Play, and Demon Pigs Squealing at the Moon. His short plays include Hypothermia, ...

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Richard Dresser

Richard Dresser's plays include Below the Belt and Gun-Shy, both of which moved from Actors Theatre of Louisville Off-Broadway and on to regional productions. Other Actors Theatre of Louisville plays include What Are You Afraid Of?, set in the front seat of a ca...

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Steven Drukman

Steven Drukman. Steven Drukman's Another Fine Mess premiered at Portland Center Stage and received a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 2003. Other produced plays include In This Corner (on the Joe Louis/Max Schmeling bouts), which recently premiered at the Old Globe...

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Katherine Dubois

Katherine Dubois has been writing plays for the past twenty-five years, during which time thirty-three of her works have been presented to the public in sixty-five readings and productions, in both professional and amateur venues in the United States and abroad.

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Anton Dudley

Anton Dudley's plays include Substitution, Honor and the River, Getting Home, Davy & Stu, Slag Heap, The Lake's End, Pleaching the Coffin Sisters, BOB, Letters to the End of the World, Cold Hard Cash, and The Honey Thieves. They have been produced Off-Broadwa...

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Tom Dudzick

Tom Dudzick had his first play, Greetings! produced off-Broadway at the John Houseman Theatre, starring Darren McGavin; it is now a holiday favorite all across the country. Mr. Dudzick went on to write a comedic semi-autobiographical series of plays about gr...

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Eric Dufault

Eric Dufault is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. His plays include Year of the Rooster (New York Times Critics' Pick, 2013-2014 John Gassner Outer Critics Circle Award), The Tomb of King Tot, American Girls, and The Last Great Telemarketer. His plays hav...

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Jonathan Dunski

Jonathan Dunski began his playwriting career with The Penn State Thespians while moonlighting as a graduate student in Molecular Evolutionary Biology. He spent a year in Hungary, on the faculty of Török Ignác Gimnázium, where he taught Biology, English, and Dram...

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Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang has had plays On and Off-Broadway including A History of the American Film (Tony nomination); Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You (Obie Award); Beyond Therapy; Baby with the Bathwater; The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Obie Award, Hull Warr...

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Lily Dwoskin

Lily Dwoskin was born and raised outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College where she studied theater and creative writing. Lily is currently a resident company member at Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley, PA.

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Frank Dwyer

Frank Dwyer is a poet, playwright, director, actor, and translator. His play, The Affliction of Glory: A Comedy About Tragedy, was commissioned by the J. Paul Getty Museum and premiered at the Getty Center in a joint production with the Mark Taper Forum. Wit...

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Laura Eason

Laura Eason is the author of more than fifteen plays, both original work and adaptations.

Produced plays include Sex with Strangers, (Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago), Jack and the Collection, (WEY, NYC), When The Messenger Is Hot (59E59, NYC; Steppenwolf Th...

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Julie Eble

Julie Eble has authored three full-length plays and numerous one-acts and shorts. Audiences in America, Canada, and Ireland have enjoyed readings of her plays, which have been finalists and semi-finalists in such competitions as InterAct Theatre's Festival ...

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Chris Edmund

Chris Edmund began his directing career in London at the Gate Theatre and Riverside Studios, and has directed over 150 productions worldwide. He is currently Head of Directing at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He has recently taught at Dub...

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Erik Ehn

Erik Ehn is married to scenic artist Patricia Chanteloube-Ehn. His work includes The Saint Plays, Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling, Maria Kizito, No Time Like the Present, Wolf at the Door, Tailings, Beginner, Ideas of Good and Evil, and an adaptation...

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Ned Eisenberg

Ned Eisenberg is an actor-playwright who lives in NYC. His work has been performed in New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles and he's had two plays at the O'Neill Playwrights Conference. He's a member of Ensemble Studio Theater and the Actor's Workshop Compan...

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Peter Ekstrom

Peter Ekstrom (Music and Lyrics) graduated from Antioch College in 1973 and in 1978 traveled down the Mississippi River on a raft with Otrabanda Theatre Co., stopping in two dozen towns from St. Louis to New Orleans to perform a vaudeville show in a circus ten...

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Jonathan Elliott

Jonathan Elliott is a native of Princeton, New Jersey. He has served on the managing board of Princeton Summer Theater at Princeton University, where he led the organization to the two most successful seasons in its history. He currently serves as managing direct...

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Lynne Elson

Lynne Elson is an award-winning playwright and much sought-after teacher. Her plays have been produced in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles and Nebraska. She has won numerous awards including the Great Platte River Playwrights' Festival for Stolen Glorie. Sh...

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Jeffery Scott Elwell

Jeffery Scott Elwell is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga and Professor of Theatre. Prior to that, he served as Provost and Professor of Communication and Dramatic Arts at Auburn University Montgomery from 2010-2012...

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Michael Elyanow

Michael Elyanow is the author of more than two dozen plays and screenplays. Plays include: The Idiot Box, which received its World Premiere production by Naked Eye Theatre Company in 2003 at Chicago's Theatre Building, under the direction of Jeremy B. Cohen, who...

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Susan Emshwiller

Susan Emshwiller has written and directed several plays including the critically acclaimed and award winning Brush Stokes, inspired by paintings of Edward Hopper. Her play Dominoes is scheduled for publication by Dramatists Play Service. Her credits as a screenwr...

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Will Eno

Will Eno is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Helen Merrill Playwriting Fellow, and a Fellow of the Edward F. Albee Foundation. The Flu Season premiered at The Gate Theatre in London and then opened in New York where it won the Oppenheimer Award (2004) for best debu...

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Leslie Epstein

Leslie Epstein was born in Los Angeles in 1938 to a Hollywood family (his Father, Philip, and Uncle, Julius, wrote Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Arsenic and Old Lace, and dozens of other distinguished and witty screenplays) and began his own career in the th...

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Duke Ernsberger

Duke Ernsberger. V.Cate and Duke Ernsberger have been a mother/son writing team for over 10 years. Besides Elvis Has Left the Building, they have collaborated on 4 other plays: Don't Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell, Dracula Bites, Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas...

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Les Evans

Les Evans has performed in theatre, television, and film for over 25 years. He has had several articles published in Australian newspapers, and works as a salesman in addition to his acting and writing careers. He enjoys theatre and watching the sun set ov...

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Andy Evans

Andy Evans first began writing plays at the Caxton Theatre in Grimsby, England. His first plays, Death of an Island Girl and What's the Difference Between A Donkey and a Mule? were both produced and performed there in 1998, and Moonlight Marionettes was wri...

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Douglas Evans

Douglas Evans lives in Berkeley, California. He taught for many years in various settings ranging from a small logging town in Oregon, to a wealthy suburb in California; a private school in Berkeley, to international schools in Helsinki and London. Now he is a...

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Mariah Everman

Mariah Everman began her writing career in 2000 with the fairy tale farce Rapunzel Uncut, which was a Thespian Playworks winner in 2001. She graduated in 2005 from the University of Wyoming with a B.F.A. in Playwriting and Directing. While at the University she...

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Kip Fagan

Kip Fagan is a director and sometimes playwright. Plays include MORT (a solo play about composer Morton Feldman created with poet Nico Vassilakis), Welcome to Kitty Hawk (a collage play about poets Frank O'Hara and John Ashbery and painter Grace Hartigan),...

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Jim Fagan

Jim Fagan is a first year Directing MFA student at the Actors Studio Drama School, at Pace University, in Manhattan.

Prior to that, he worked as a freelance director in the Boston area, and the Artistic Associate at SpeakEasy Stage Company. He also taught...

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Joann Farias

Joann Farias was a 2004 recipient of the NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights at the Miracle Theatre, where she wrote The Road to XibalbA�, which was produced in 2006 thanks to a grant from the NEA. Her work has been read at Brava! For Women in...

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Keythe Farley

Keythe Farley is the co-author (with Brian Flemming and Laurence O'Keefe) of Bat Boy: The Musical, which received the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critic's Circle Awards for Best Off-Broadway Musical.

He is also a co-author (with Eva Anderson and Tony Bollas) of...

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Jonathan Farmer

Jonathan Farmer is a writer, performer, director, and photographer. Currently, he is working with YA author David Levithan (Boy Meets Boy, Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist, and Will Grayson, Will Grayson) on a photo-novel collaboration that is scheduled to be r...

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Brian Feinstein

Brian Feinstein is an award-winning composer based in New York City. He is the recipient of the Anna Sosenko Trust Award for musical theatre composing which followed his Off-Broadway show Mimi Le Duck starring the legendary Eartha Kitt.

Currently optioned b...

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Keith Ferguson

Keith Ferguson is a writer, actor, worship leader and producer of multiple projects, both for worship, as well as the stage. It's a Wonderful Life - The Musical, written with collaborator Bruce Greer, has been produced in hundreds of theaters and churches throu...

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Mikhail Fiksel

Mikhail FikselMikhail Fiksel is a composer, musician, sound designer and a DJ based in Chicago, IL. His work has been heard on various stages, movie screens and dance floors in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Brazil, Russia, Holland and beyond for which he had ...

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Catherine Filloux

Catherine Filloux is an award-winning playwright who has been writing about human rights and social justice for the past twenty years. Her plays have been produced in New York and around the world. They include: Dog and Wolf (59E59 Theaters, NYC, 2010), Killing th...

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Adam J. Fisch

Adam J. Fisch writes short stories, plays, screenplays, and poetry; A House of Cards was his first full-length play. Most recently, he wrote a play entitled Sunflower and Blue, which premiered in Bloomington, Indiana at the John Waldron Arts Center and was per...

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Joseph Fisher

Joseph Fisher is a native of Texas who now lives in Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he received his BFA in Playwriting. Mr. Fisher recently finished his fourth and final year as playwright-in-residenc...

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Katy Fitzpatrick

Katy Fitzpatrick, a native of Spokane, Washington, began acting in local children's theatre productions at age ten and hasn't left the theatre since. She has participated in all aspects of production at the Spokane Civic Theatre for the last eight years, includin...

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James FitzGerald

James FitzGerald. As a Chicago-based actor, Mr. FitzGerald has earned two Joseph Jefferson Awards for Best Supporting Actor, a Jeff Citation for Best Actor, and has appeared for 16 seasons with Chicago Shakespeare Theater as well as many other theaters in the Chi...

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Liz Flahive

Liz Flahive is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Department of Dramatic Writing. Her first play, From Up Here (Manhattan Theater Club in association with Ars Nova) was nominated for both Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Play and...

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Stephanie Fleischmann

Stephanie Fleischmann is a playwright and librettist/lyricist whose texts serve as blueprints for intricate three-dimensional sonic and visual worlds. Her works have been developed and performed internationally and across the U.S. and include: Red Fly/Blue Bottle, wit...

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Christopher Fleitas

Christopher Fleitas was born at March Air Force Base, California, on March 3, 1988. At the age of 4 he moved with his family to Palm Bay, Florida where he received his public school education. He was diagnosed with a slow learning disability and his English teachers...

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Paul Fleischman

Paul Fleischman's books for children and young adults are known for bridging the page and performance. Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices has been rendered onstage by Word for Word in San Francisco and won the 1989 Newbery Medal. His novels Bull Run and Seedf...

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Renee Flemings

Renee Flemings has been a writer/rider on several of theAtrainplays at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Other plays: The Jam, Strange Weather (a 2004 Eugene O'Neill Conference Finalist), Beat, Ragtime Galz, Bel Canto, War of the Worldz at Metropolitan Playhouse, Leg...

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Matt Flick

Matt Flick is an Austin based writer. Mr. Flick started the theater program at St. Theresa Middle School in Austin, and now teaches English literature and rhetoric at Bowie High School. He has written fifteen one-act plays and two novels.

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Monica Flory

Monica Flory's plays for young people and adults have been produced and developed with Threads Productions, Poly Prep Country Day School, Theatre-Studio Inc., Emerging Artists Theater, Manhattan Comedy Collective, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Univ...

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Rosalind Flynn

Rosalind Flynn is an educational drama consultant who conducts arts integration workshops and residencies with teachers, artists, and students nationwide. She has been a theater educator and director with elementary, middle, high school, and college students. A...

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E. S. Follen

E. S. Follen is a writer living in New York City who enjoys coffee, thinking about the space-time continuum, and the majesty that is David Bowie.

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David Folwell

David Folwell is a graduate of the American Playwright Fellowship Program at the Juilliard School under the guidance of Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang, as well as the Edward Albee Playwrights Program at the University of Houston. He is a two-time recipie...

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Daisy Foote

Daisy Foote was honored with the prestigious Roger L. Stevens Incentive Award, in association with the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays, with support from the American Express Company and in cooperation with the President's Committee for the Arts. ...

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Robert Ford

Robert Ford's plays include My Father's War, 'Twas the Night, The Fall of the House, Look Away, The Spiritualist, Tierra del Fuego and numerous shorts and one-acts, including Girl Band in the Men's Room, awarded Best Theatre in the 2011 Hollywood Fringe. Oth...

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Katie Forgette

Katie Forgette has spent most of her professional life as an actor. At the Seattle Repertory Theatre she appeared in Inspecting Carol, An Ideal Husband, Private Eyes, All in the Timing, Scapin, Dancing at Lughnasa, Buying Time, A Flaw in the Ointment, Harvey, T...

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Sam Forman

Sam Forman, a writer for the stage, screen, and TV, co-created (with Beau Willimon) the Civil War era television pilot Hickory Hill for AMC. He recently wrote the lyrics for the new musical Broadway's Next Season (dir. Alex Timbers) and is the lyricist and ...

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Dutton Foster

Dutton Foster has just retired from 42 years of teaching English and directing plays at the high school level. He continues to design and build sets for school productions. His first play, The Wild Flowering of Chastity, has been produced widely in high school...

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Matthew Foster

Matthew Foster. Matthew Foster's scripts have been hailed as "snarky," "iconoclastic," "politically feisty," and "pissed off" by the Twin Cities press. In 2000, Mr. Foster worked as a script consultant for the Peabody-nominated public television series Mental E...

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David Foubert

David Foubert originally hails from Tacoma, Washington, and received his MFA from the University of Delaware. Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey credits include Around The World in 80 Days, A Winter's Tale, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Love's Labour's Lost, Much...

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Bill Fountain

Bill Fountain is a Texas-based writer, director, actor, filmmaker, artist, and teacher. He is currently writing a trilogy of plays and directing several more. Mr. Fountain graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas. His plays include: time/shared, Snakes...

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Amy Fox

Amy Fox has been a member of Youngblood for three years. Her plays include Summer Cyclone, Nothing Revolutionary, Heights, And Counting, Events of the World, and Fantasy Island. Summer Cyclone is being produced at the Ensemble Studio Theatre Mainstage in...

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Shawn Fraistat

Shawn Fraistat has co-authored several full length comedies and three short screenplays with his sister, Ann. These include Romeo & Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending, which was performed by The Impressionable Players at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D...

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Ann Fraistat

Ann Fraistat has co-authored several full length comedies and three short screenplays with her brother, Shawn. These include Romeo & Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending, which was performed by The Impressionable Players at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington...

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Chet Frame

Chet Frame has been doing theater since he turned four years old. He learned his first part by rote, and many years later, he cast a young man whose sister crouched behind him at auditions and fed him the lines as he was too young to read, but he wanted to ...

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Asher Frankfurt

Asher Frankfurt is a 2007 graduate of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Texas. Notable awards include 2007 NFAA Silver Award in play/screen writing and 2007 Presidential Scholar in the Arts for Dramatic Writing. H...

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Brian Lee Franklin

Brian Lee Franklin hails from Chandler Mountain, Alabama, the son of sharecropping tomato farmers. His writing career began in 2000 as a founding member of the Bulldog Theater Company in New York City, where his first full-length play, Strawberry Fields, was perfor...

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Em Frappier

Em Frappier is Artistic Director of Mountain Road Productions, Inc. in northern Vermont and also directs plays for the local middle and high schools. She lives in Berkshire, Vermont with her husband and two children, whom she credits with being her inspirati...

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George Freek

George Freek received his BA in History at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and his MA in English at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. His plays have been produced by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Changing Scene in Denver, the Orga...

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Matthew Freeman

Matthew Freeman's work has been called "as savage as any slasher film" by The New York Times. His work has been produced by Blue Coyote Theater Group at the Access Theater; seen at many of The Brick Theater's summer theater festivals; presented as a part of the ...

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Edith Freni

Edith Freni. Most recently, Ms. Freni's work has been produced at The McCarter Theatre, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, PS 122, and other great venues. She is a member of Partial Comfort Productions, an alumnus of Youngblood, ...

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Michael Friedman

Michael Friedman has composed music and lyrics for The Civilians' Canard, Canard, Goose?, Gone Missing, and (I am) Nobody's Lunch, as well as music for many productions in New York, London, and regionally. He is currently working on an adaptation of Alice in Wond...

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Patrick Gabridge

Patrick Gabridge is the author of numerous produced plays, including Constant State of Panic, Pieces of Whitey, Reading the Mind of God, Blinders, and Hearing Voices. His first novel, Tornado Siren, is published by Behler Publications. Mr. Gabridge is a recipien...

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Fengar Gael

Fengar Gael's plays include The Usher's Ball, The Portraitist, The Gallerist, Opaline, Touch of Rapture, Gift of a Forgotten Tongues, The Cat Vandal and The Orchid Lover. She has had her plays developed and produced at New Jersey Repertory, Playwrights Theat...

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Genevra Gallo-Bayiates

Genevra Gallo-Bayiates began her theatrical career in the 4th grade as Paddington Bear, which was a smashing success. A graduate of Boston University, she went on to found smallchangeTheatreCo. with fellow BU colleagues and worked as a writer and performer on several i...

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Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher is a writer and editor who has worked for newspapers and magazines in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and North Carolina. Works that have received productions or readings include the one-man show Albert, on cable TV in New York; the drama American Beauty,...

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Mary Gallagher

Mary Gallagher's plays Father Dreams, Little Bird, Chocolate Cake, Buddies, Dog Eat Dog, Love Minus, How To Say Goodbye, De Donde? and Windshook have been published by Dramatists Play Service and Playscripts, Inc. and produced at such theatres as the American C...

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Kate Galvin

Kate Galvin is a freelance director based in Philadelphia and Associate Producer of 11th Hour Theatre Company. She spent seven seasons as the Casting Director and Assistant to the Producing Artistic Director at the Walnut Street Theatre. Recent directing cre...

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Anne Garcia-Romero

Anne Garcia-Romero's plays include Earthquake Chica, Mary Peabody In Cuba, Juanita's Statue, and Santa Concepian. Her plays have been developed and produced most notably at the New York Shakespeare Festival / Public Theater, Arielle Tepper Productions' Summer Play ...

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Michael John Garces

Michael John Garces is the Artistic Director of Cornerstone Theater Company in Los Angeles. Plays he has written include Los Illegals (Cornerstone), points of departure (INTAR), Acts of Mercy (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), audiovideo (The Directors Project), on ...

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James Gardiner

James Gardiner is a 26-year-old playwright and actor who currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia. Mr. Gardiner wrote the book for Glory Days (music and lyrics by Nick Blaemire), which premiered at Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia and opened at the Cir...

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Marcus Gardley

Marcus Gardley is a multiple award-winning poet-playwright who recently won the prestigious 2008 Helen Merrill Award and a Kesselring honor. His most recent play And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi was produced at the Cutting Ball Theater and received both crit...

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Rachelle Garniez

Rachelle Garniez, composer, is a songwriter, singer, performer and multi-instrumentalist. She lives in her home town of New York City.

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Gary Garrison

Gary Garrison is the Executive Director of the Dramatist Guild of America, the national organization of playwrights, lyricists and composers. Prior to his work at the Guild, Mr. Garrison filled the posts of Artistic Director, Producer and full-time faculty mem...

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Jim Garvey

Jim Garvey is an aspiring nomad. For the past few years, however, the most nomadic thing about Mr. Garvey has been his one act comedy I'm A Teenager Get Me Out Of This Family, which has been put on across the globe while its author has been land-locked on t...

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Judy GeBauer

Judy GeBauer has had plays performed at the Philadelphia Festival Theatre, the Long Wharf Theatre, the Irish Arts Center, the Chocolate Bayou Theatre, Modern Muse Theatre Company, and has had four scripts presented at the O'Neill Playwrights Conference. Among...

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Madeleine George

Madeleine George's play The Most Massive Woman Wins premiered as part of the Young Playwrights Festival at the Public Theater in 1994. Since then, her plays, including The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, Prec...

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Peter Gethers

Peter Gethers is the president of Random House Studio, an editor-at-large for Random House, Inc., a television and film writer and producer, the author of eleven books, and a playwright. Among his books: the bestselling non-fiction trilogy about his extraordin...

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Thomas Gibbons

Thomas Gibbons is playwright-in-residence at InterAct Theatre in Philadelphia, which has produced eight of his plays: Pretending to America, 6221, Axis Sally, Black Russian, Bee-luther-hatchee, Permanent Collection, A House With No Walls, and Silverhill. His pl...

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Peter Gil-Sheridan

Peter Gil-Sheridan is a multidisciplinary artist whose plays include The Deadly Belles, Everyday I Wake the Fool, Glow, Vanishing Son, and Topsy Turvy Mouse which has been produced by Cherry Lane Theatre, Borderlands, and Gustavus Adolphus, developed at Sundance In...

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Gina Gionfriddo

Gina Gionfriddo has received the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, a Lucille Lortel Fellowship, and a Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship. Her work includes After Ashley (Vineyard Theatre in New York and...

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D. Glass

D. Glass -- literary pseudonym for Dmitri Semakin -- was born in 1967. He is a graduate of the Gorky Theatre College (1991) and the Russian Academy of Theatre Art GITIS (1997), and has worked in television in Moscow. As a director and producer he has real...

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Rha Goddess

Rha Goddess is a performing artist and social/political activist. Her work has been internationally featured in several compilations, anthologies, forums and festivals. Ms. Goddess' debut project, Soulah Vibe, received rave industry reviews from Ms. Magazine...

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Joe Godfrey

Joe Godfrey. A New York City and Connecticut-based writer, Mr. Godfrey's play, Claptrapp premiered in March 2007 at Emerging Artists Theatre in Manhattan. His play, In Good Faith, with Tony-winner George Grizzard, was presented in 2005 at the National Arts...

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Steve Goers

Steve Goers is a freelance composer, pianist, and music director. Originally from Chicago, he now lives in Cincinnati where is on the musical theatre faculty at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In addition to music directing award...

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Michael Golamco

Michael Golamco is a Los Angeles-based playwright and screenwriter. His play Year Zero received acclaimed runs at Second Stage in New York City and Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago; his latest play, Build, is set for a world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in...

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Jacqueline Goldfinger

Jacqueline Goldfinger is a Barrymore Award-winning Philadelphia playwright and the Director of Education at PlayPenn. She also co-founded The Foundry and is the Playwright-in-Residence at Azuka Theatre. Her new play Skin & Bone will be published in New Playwrights: B...

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Robin Goldwasser

Robin Goldwasser. Robin "Goldie" Goldwasser is the "Goldwasser" half of the song-writing team Greenberg & Goldwasser, who composed the cult hit rock opera People Are Wrong! Ms. Goldwasser has written, directed and performed in many 24 Hour Plays over the years, i...

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Aliza Goldstein

Aliza Goldstein grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and attended Stanton College Preparatory School -- a public high school despite its pretentious name -- and was first inspired to write for the school's annual night of student-written one-act plays. During her f...

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Moses Goldberg

Moses Goldberg recently retired after twenty-five years as Producing Director of Stage One: The Louisville Children's Theatre. He now works as a freelance director, teacher, and playwright. He has directed professionally at theaters from Washington to Florida, ...

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Jessica Goldberg

Jessica Goldberg's other plays include: Stuck, The Hologram Theory, Good Thing, and Body Politic. Her play Refuge won the 1999 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and she recently directed the feature film version.

Ms. Goldberg's plays have been produced at Playwrigh...

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Judy Gold

Judy Gold. Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Judy Gold is best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed long-running Off-Broadway hit shows. Ms. Gold's most recent show, The Judy Show -- My Life As A Sitcom ran to sold-out audiences at The G...

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Jose Cruz Gonzalez

Jose Cruz Gonzalez's plays include Sunsets and Margaritas, The Heart's Desire, The Blue House, Tomas and the Library Lady, The Cloud Gatherer, Earth Songs, and September Shoes. A collection of his plays, Nine Plays by Jose Cruz Gonzalez, "Magical Realism & Mature T...

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Joseph Goodrich

Joseph Goodrich is a writer and actor from Minnesota. His plays have been produced in New York City (Jean Cocteau Repertory, HERE Arts Center, New York Fringe Festival, Six Figures Theatre Company), Los Angeles (Padua Hills Playwrights Festival, Circus Minimus, ...

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Idris Goodwin

Idris Goodwin's play How We Got On, developed at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2012 Humana Festival. Nominated for an ATCA Steinberg New Play Award and published by Playscripts, How We Got On is being remounted ...

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Jamie Gorski

Jamie Gorski is currently working as the theatre director for Green Hope High School in Wake County Schools, North Carolina. Mr. Gorski has over 20 years of theater experience. In May of 2002, he received his BFA in theatre performance from the University of ...

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Jonathan Graham

Jonathan Graham's plays have been performed at such theatres as American Globe Theatre/Turnip Theatre (New York, New York), Bloomington (Indiana) Playwrights Project, Chicago Dramatists Workshop, Childsplay Theatre (Tempe, Arizona), Love Creek Productions (New Y...

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David Marshall Grant

David Marshall Grant. As an actor Mr. Grant has starred on Broadway in Bent, with Richard Gere, The Three Sisters, directed by Scott Elliot and Angels in America, for which he was nominated for a Tony award. Film credits include, American Flyers, Bat 21, Air America,...

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Sean Graney

Sean Graney is the Artistic Director and Founder of The Hypocrites, a Chicago theater company. As a playwright, he has received productions of The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Suicide at 59E59 in New York, The Hypocrites and the side project in Chicago; Au...

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Kirsten Greenidge

Kirsten Greenidge is a recent NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Grant recipient, during which she wrote The Curious Walk of the Salamander at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. She is the author of Bossa Nova, 103 Within The Veil, Rust, Sans-Culottes in the Promised Land, a...

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Patrick Greene

Patrick Greene lives in New York City with his wife and their cat.

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Amanda Green

Amanda Green is an award-winning songwriter and performer. She was nominated for her music and lyrics for the musical Hands On A Hardbody (based on the documentary film by S.R. Bindler) collaborating Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright (I A...

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Bruce Greer

Bruce Greer, originally of Longview Texas, graduated with honors from Baylor University in 1984 with a degree in Music Theory and Composition, having won a full scholarship in Composition. Upon graduation, he became a Creative Director for Word Records and M...

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Stephen Gregg

Stephen Gregg has written a wealth of perennially popular plays, including This is a Test, Small Actors, Twitch, Sex Lives of Superheroes, S.P.A.R., Poor Little Lambs, and Sunday Night. He is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship from The Playwrights' Center i...

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DW Gregory

DW Gregory, a resident playwright at New Jersey Repertory Company, is the author of Radium Girls, a popular title among educational institutions which has received more than 130 productions worldwide.

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Allison Gregory

Allison Gregory's plays have been produced and developed all over the country and include Forcing Hyacinths (Julie Harris Playwriting Award; South Coast Repertory Theatre's California Playwrights Award); Fall Off Night (Garland Award, L.A); Cliffhouse (Gregory N...

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Paul Grellong

Paul Grellong studied playwriting at Brown University. His play Manuscript opened at the Daryl Roth Theatre (New York City) in June 2005. His play Warfare was part of the inaugural season of Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep (Providence, RI) in July 2005; Power of...

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Sean Grennan

Sean Grennan studied English at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. An actor for many years, predominantly in Chicago, he began writing for the theatre in 1995 as co-librettist (with his wife, Kathy Santen) for Phantom of the Country Palace (MTI), ...

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Steven Gridley

Steven Gridley. After moving to New York in 2000, Mr. Gridley formed up with Spring Theatreworks and began writing and directing for the company. Spring developed his plays Albatross at Sea, Echo's Longing and Sun, Stand Thou Still. Echo's Longing won the Nancy...

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Michael Griffo

Michael Griffo. Michael Griffo's plays include: No More Sundays (produced by The Attic Ensemble, May 2001), which received the New Jersey Perry Award for Best Original Play; Pen Pals (produced by Playwrights Premiere Theatre, Mobjack, Virginia, May 2004); 9t...

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Alan Griffith

Alan Griffith has been writing and directing plays for middle school and high school since he began his teaching career in 1994. Over the course of his career as a teacher, Mr. Griffith has taught Drama, English, History, and Multimedia Production Technology. ...

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Doug Grissom

Doug Grissom is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia. His plays have been produced at many regional theatres, including INTAR in New York City, TheatreVirginia, the Source Theatre in Washington D.C., Mill Mountain Theatre, and Theatre 40 in Lo...

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Diana Grisanti

Diana Grisanti is a Louisville native currently pursuing her M.F.A. in playwriting and fiction at the University of Texas at Austin's Michener Center for Writers. Her play Semantics was a finalist for the Lark Playwrights' Week and the New Harmony Project, as w...

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Rinne Groff

Rinne Groff is a playwright and performer. Her plays, including Jimmy Carter was a Democrat, Orange Lemon Egg Canary, Inky, The Five Hysterical Girls Theorem, and The Ruby Sunrise, have been produced by the Public Theater, Trinity Rep, Actors Theatre of Loui...

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Jason Grote

Jason Grote. Jason Grote's plays include 1001 (Denver Center Theater, Page 73 Productions, Theater @ Boston Court, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Mixed Blood Theater, Rorschach Theater, UC San Diego, DePaul University, University of Wisconsin, Montc...

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Kelly Groves

Kelly Groves is a writer, actor, and director with numerous credits in New York and regional theatre. Mr. Groves' production of beat was a sold-out smash of the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival, winning two Excellence Awards for Best Direction and ...

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Jeff Grove

Jeff Grove teaches drama and chairs the aesthetics department at Stanton College Preparatory School in Jacksonville, Florida, and serves on the board of directors of the Florida Association for Theatre Education. He has presented workshops at conferences fo...

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Dick Grunert

Dick Grunert has been writing for as long as he can remember. When he was a junior in high school, his drama teacher asked him to write a play for the drama department. His play, The Substitute, was a hometown hit and changed Mr. Grunert's life forever. After...

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Evan Guilford-Blake

Evan Guilford-Blake has written some 40 produced plays for adults and young audiences, which have been produced in the U.S., Canada, England, Israel, and Australia. He has won 42 playwriting competitions including the Eamon Keane Award; the Tennessee Williams Compet...

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Lee Gundersheimer

Lee Gundersheimer is a writer, actor, director and teacher based in New York City. He directed and performed in Deb Margolin's Three Seconds in the Key at PS122 and staged her play Why Cleaning Fails at Here and Dixon Place where he co-wrote (with Rae C. Wright) a...

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Lauren Gunderson

Lauren Gunderson is a playwright, screenwriter and short story author from Atlanta, GA. She received her BA in English/Creative Writing at Emory University, and her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch, where she was also a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneur...

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Claudia Haas

Claudia Haas has devoted over twenty years to writing plays for youth and young performers. She was a finalist and winner in the Bonderman Symposium for her play, By Candlelight, a tale of young people coping with 9/11. By Candlelight also received first plac...

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Alan Haehnel

Alan Haehnel teaches high school English and Theater at Hanover High School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He has been involved in theater since college as an actor, director, and writer. His credits include numerous published plays and monologues that have been ...

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Jerome Hairston

Jerome Hairston. Originally from Yorktown, Virginia, Jerome Hairston received his BA from James Madison University and is a graduate of Columbia University's MFA playwriting program. His play a.m. Sunday premiered in the 26th Annual Humana Festival at Actors The...

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Jennifer Haley

Jennifer Haley is a Los Angeles-based playwright whose plays include Gingerbread House, Dreampuffs of War, and The Butcher's Daughter. Her work has been presented and developed at Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival of New American Plays), Brown/Trini...

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George Halitzka

George Halitzka is a writer and theater educator based in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Halitzka's one-act and ten-minute plays have been published by Lillenas Drama, Contemporary Drama Service, and Drama Ministry. Mr. Halitzka's scripts have been recognized multipl...

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Barry Hall

Barry Hall is a playwright and director based in Manhattan, though he has spent much of the last three years in Asia. His plays, including A Trois, Wildlife, Here and Now, Eclipse, and Whither Batavia? have been produced around the U.S. and in Japan, France...

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Philip Hall

Philip Hall's plays have been produced at Washington's Kennedy Center, Utah's Sundance Children's Theatre, Louisville's Stage One, and Silicon Valley's California Theatre Center. His musical The Legend of Sleepy Hollow has been performed internationally, and...

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Kristina Halvorson

Kristina Halvorson is the author of several ten-minute plays, including One Hundred Women and Now We're Really Getting Somewhere. Her plays have been produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Guthrie Theater Lab, and at other theaters and educational institutio...

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Christina Ham

Christina Ham. Ms. Ham's plays have been produced and developed with Mark Taper Forum, The Guthrie Theater, The Goodman Theater, the Summer Play Festival, The Fountain Theater, Los Angeles Theater Center, The Falcon Theater, The Illusion Theater, Stepping Ston...

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Daniel Hamilton

Daniel Hamilton was born in Taos, New Mexico, and began writing at a very young age. His first play, Love Stories During the Armageddon of a Citrus Fruit, is the winner of several local and national awards. He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he is a film...

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Sarah Hammond

Sarah Hammond grew up in Hong Kong, Belgium, and South Carolina. Honors include Actors Theatre of Louisville's Heideman Award, a MacDowell Colony fellowship, a commission from South Coast Rep, and a residency at the Royal National Theatre. Her work has been se...

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Wendy Hammond

Wendy Hammond's plays have been produced by New York City theatres (including Soho Rep, Second Stage, Home for Contemporary Theatre and Art), and by regional theaters (including Actors Theatre of Louisville, Long Wharf, S.L.A.C., Charlotte Rep, Purple Rose, an...

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Joseph Hanreddy

Joseph Hanreddy served as Artistic Director of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater from 1993 to 2010 and previously held the same position for the Madison Repertory Theater and the Ensemble Theater Company in Santa Barbara, California. Throughout his career he has d...

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Adrien-Alice Hansel

Adrien-Alice Hansel is the Director of New Play Development at Actors Theatre, where she heads the Literary Department. She has served as production dramaturg on roughly 45 plays at Actors, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, A Raisin in ...

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David Hansen

David Hansen is Education Outreach Associate for Great Lakes Theater, a member of the Cleveland Play House Playwrights' Unit and the Dramatists Guild of America. Recent works include Winsor McCay's Adventures In Slumberland, Agatha Christie's The Mysterious A...

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Bryan Harnetiaux

Bryan Harnetiaux has been a Playwright-in-Residence at Spokane Civic Theatre in Spokane, Washington, since 1982. Thirteen of his plays have been published, and his short play The Lemonade Stand is anthologized in More One Act Plays for Acting Students (Meriwethe...

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Jordan Harrison

Jordan Harrison's play Maple and Vine recently ran Off-Broadway at New York's Playwrights Horizons and at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater after premiering in the 2011 Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Mr. Harrison’s other plays ...

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Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman is an award-winning playwright and librettist whose work has been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the N.E.A., the Helen Merrill Foundation, a Daryl Roth "Creative Spirit" Award, a Hodder Fellowship, a Jerome Fellowship, a Fulbright Schol...

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Jeffrey Hatcher

Jeffrey Hatcher. Broadway: Never Gonna Dance (book). Off-Broadway: Three Viewings and A Picasso at Manhattan Theatre Club; Scotland Road and The Turn of the Screw at Primary Stages; Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom) at The Minetta Lane; Murder by Poe, The ...

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Todd Hatlem

Todd Hatlem began his theatrical career in 1974 as "Bud" in his high school's production of Mr. Barry's Etchings. Since then, he has continued to act on-stage or volunteer behind the scenes at a number of community theatres. In 1996, he was awarded "Voluntee...

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Ira Hauptman

Ira Hauptman is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. His plays include Private Messiah at the Audrey Skirball-Kenis Theatre and at Moving Arts, both in Los Angeles; Monument Valley, read by A.S.K. Theatre Projects; Cinema of the Year Zero at the Manhattan ...

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Bradley Hayward

Bradley Hayward grew up in a small Canadian town, where the overall lack of things to do left him plenty of time to write his first play. Since that time, he has written more than 50 published plays that have been produced in over 20 countries around the world. ...

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Ann Marie Healy

Ann Marie Healy. Ann Marie Healy's play Dearest Eugenia Haggis received a workshop production with Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks 2005 as well as a development reading with The Cape Cod Theater Project. Her two latest plays (When He Gets That Way and Have You Seen ...

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Brendan Healy

Brendan Healy lives in Seattle where he writes plays and fiction. His plays have been performed across the country in such places as Chicago, Florida, California, Louisville, Connecticut, and Seattle. Mr. Healy was the 2004 recipient of the Heideman Award for ...

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Marielle Heller

Marielle Heller is an actress and a writer in New York. She studied theater at UCLA and at RADA in London. As an author she has written a pilot for ABC titled The Big Apple, a movie for Disney titled Renegade X, as well as multiple screenplays and plays, includi...

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Jim Helsinger

Jim Helsinger is the playwright of Robinson Crusoe, Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus, Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker, A Christmas Carol in Five Parts, and The Trial of Joan the Maid. His plays have been produced at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Penn...

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Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger earned her MFA in dramatic writing in 2003 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she won the Harry Kondoleon playwriting prize and her play, We Can Do It!, won the Goldberg Prize. The same year We Can Do It! appeared at Twelv...

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Katie Henry

Katie Henry is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and a member of the New York University class of 2012, majoring in Dramatic Writing. Her plays have won the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Teen Playwriting contest, Speed Limit 25, and Young Playwrights Inc...

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George Herman

George Herman is the recipient of 36 awards for his writing. His children's play Nine Dragons is now an illustrated book from Tuttle (Boston). He is the author of A Company of Wayward Saints, which won a McKnight Foundation Humanities Award in 1964, and is sti...

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Peg Herring

Peg Herring is a writer who once taught high school English. After graduating from the University of Michigan she worked in education for twenty-six years, teaching English, history, and communications. Peg was active in the school, serving at different ti...

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Hilly Hicks, Jr.

Hilly Hicks, Jr. is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and the Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts. He is the author of the children's play The Breeze, the Gust, the Gale and the Wind, which was commissioned and produced by L...

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John Hildreth

John Hildreth was born in Madison, Wisconsin and received a B.A. in chemistry from the University of Chicago. While at the University of Chicago, he was a founding member of the ground-breaking improv group, Cardiff Giant Theater, which created original script...

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Luisa Hinchliff

Luisa Hinchliff works as a Director, Assistant Director, and Choreographer. Recent credits include directing I Just Called at Old Red Lion Theatre (winner of Best Actor award at Off Cut Festival), assistant directing on Lulu at Headlong/Gate Theatre, and choreog...

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Andrew Hinderaker

Andrew Hinderaker is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an ensemble member of the Gift Theatre in Chicago, and a three-time Jeff Award nominee. His plays include: I am Going to Change the World, Dirty, Kingsville, and Suicide, Incorporated, which premier...

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Cory Hinkle

Cory Hinkle's plays include Little Eyes, SadGrrl13, Phosphorescence, and Cipher. The Killing of Michael X was featured in the 2010 Bay Area Playwrights' Festival in San Francisco. Little Eyes was produced in February 2011 in a Workhaus Collective production ...

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Rick Hip-Flores

Rick Hip-Flores has written music and lyrics to Neon Mirage (Humana Festival, 2006), My New York (Vital Theater), Dido and Aeneas (Prospect Theater), and the Columbia Varsity Show. He has also composed scores for Tartuffe and As You Like It (Worth Street Player...

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Gregory Hischak

Gregory Hischak's full-length play The Center of Gravity won the 2009 Clauder Prize and received its world premiere at Portland Stage Company (Portland, Maine). Volcanic in Origin was staged as part of the 2011 Source Festival (Washington D.C.). His other full l...

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Lucas Hnath

Lucas Hnath. A resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2011, Hnath's work has been produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, University of Miami, The Culture Project, Target Margin and Ontological-Hysteric Theater. Additionally, his plays have been devel...

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Dwight Hobbes

Dwight Hobbes. Dwight Hobbes has written for Essence, Reader's Digest, Washington Post, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, City Pages, Mpls/St. Paul, MN Law & Politics, Pulse of the Twin Cities, SouthSide Pride, Minneapolis Observer, Women & Word, and Insight News...

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Ginna Hoben

Ginna Hoben is an actor/writer based in New York. The Twelve Dates of Christmas is among her four produced plays, including the solo show pierced! (New York International Fringe Festival [2002] and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe [2004]), the full-length play...

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Michael Hollinger

Michael Hollinger is the author of Opus, Tooth and Claw, Red Herring, Tiny Island, Incorruptible, and An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf all of which premiered at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company and have together enjoyed numerous productions around th...

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J. Holtham

J. Holtham plays include: January 2nd, Creative Writing, Lovers to Bed, 11th Hour, Race Music, Household Name, Splendid, and Daylight Savings (What Happens Now). His work has been seen and developed at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (Posterity, Thicker Than Wa...

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Lew Holton

Lew Holton. Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Lew lived for a number of years in Brooklyn, but recently moved to the seaside community of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, where he continues to write and to teach part-time at Coastal Carolina Univers...

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Jim Holt

Jim Holt is a playwright who spent thirty years in community theatre as Artistic Director of City Lights Theatre Company in Savannah, Georgia. He retired a few years ago and decided to write plays that he would have liked to produce as a director. He is t...

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Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman is the writer (with acclaimed songwriter Stephen Schwartz) of the hit musical Wicked. For television, she created the memorable series My So-Called Life, which starred Claire Danes. She got her start writing for thirtysomething, and later co-exec...

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Carla Hosein

Carla Hosein wrote Shark in the Bathtub as the first of two collaborations with Richard W. O'Bryant. It was first performed in 1992 for Stanton College Preparatory School's inaugural Night of One Acts.

She is now a homemaker in New York where she currently...

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Geoffrey Howard

Geoffrey Howard is one of those theatre folks who didn't listen to the sound advice to concentrate and specialize in one area while ignoring the others. As a result, he has considerable experience as director, acting coach, set and light designer and scenic car...

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Tina Howe

Tina Howe. Tina Howe's best known plays include Birth and After Birth, Museum, The Art of Dining, Painting Churches, Coastal Disturbances and Pride's Crossing. Among her many awards are an Obie, a Guggenheim, a New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, a Tony ...

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George Howe

George Howe is an award-winning composer/lyricist. His musicals include The Emperor's Groovy New Clothes, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, Sleeping Ugly, Brave Potatoes, and a series of musicals based on the best-selling books by Doreen Cronin and Betsey Lewin...

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Diana Howie

Diana Howie has written eleven full-length plays, including the book for the musical My Small Pistola. All have been produced or seen in workshops. Her Susanna of Stratford has played in many venues, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Internatio...

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Quiara Alegria Hudes

Quiara Alegria Hudes. Ms. Hudes' play Elliot, A Soldiers Fugue was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Ms. Hudes' musical In The Heights opened Off-Broadway at 37 Arts and received the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Musi...

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Les Hunter

Les Hunter. Les Hunter's work has been performed at Bates College, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Artistic New Directions, St. Joseph's College, Theater for a New City, Jackson Rep, Galapagos, Siberia, Impact Theater, Bowery Poetry Club, Macalester College...

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Samuel D. Hunter

Samuel D. Hunter's recent plays include A Bright New Boise (2011 OBIE award for playwriting, 2011 Drama Desk Nomination for Best Play; upcoming production at Woolly Mammoth Theater Company in Fall 2011), The Whale (upcoming production at Denver Center in Winter 2...

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Dean Hurley

Dean Hurley, from Manahawkin, New Jersey, has written three variety shows, various skits, and several one-acts; he co-authored both The Marley Show and The Bill Show with his good friend Mike Mariano. Mr. Hurley attended Seton Hall University, where he studi...

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Chisa Hutchinson

Chisa Hutchinson was born in Queens, New York and raised in New Jersey. She earned a BA in Theater Arts from Vassar College and an MFA in Playwriting from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her works, which include The Subject, Mama's Gonna Buy You, and Sex on Sund...

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Arlene Hutton

Arlene Hutton is a member of New Dramatists and a MacDowell Colony fellow. She is the author of Last Train to Nibroc (2000 New York Drama League Best Play nomination) and the Shaker drama As It Is In Heaven, both of which were selected for Smith & Kraus Best W...

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David Henry Hwang

David Henry Hwang is a playwright, screenwriter, and librettist, best known as the author of M. Butterfly, which ran for two years on Broadway, won the 1988 Tony, Drama Desk, John Gassner, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize....

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Naomi Iizuka

Naomi Iizuka. Naomi Iizuka's most recent play, 17 Reasons (Why), was produced at Campo Santo + Intersection for the Arts and published by Stage and Screen in the anthology Breaking Ground: Adventurous Plays By Adventurous Theatres, edited by Kent Nicholson. H...

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Hillary Ingber

Hillary Ingber grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her parents and little sister. She went to high school at the Albuquerque Academy and is currently studying business at New York University. Aside from writing, Ms. Ingber enjoys acting, directing, singing...

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Benji Inniger

Benji Inniger is a sound designer, composer, and engineer originally from southern Minnesota. He has also been the composer for two original, award-winning musicals and has served as music director, set designer, and master electrician on many productions in M...

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Mary Irey

Mary Irey began her theatre career as an actor, performing Off-Broadway and in regional theatres around the country, including: Arena Stage; Folger Shakespeare Theatre; Ford's Theatre; StageWest; and the Alley Theatre. TV credits include: Ryan's Hope; All ...

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Tom Isbell

Tom Isbell has had three plays produced at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, including The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major, and Teddy Roosevelt and the Ghostly Mistletoe, with songs by politi...

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David Ives

David Ives is probably best known for his evenings of one-acts, collected as All in the Timing (Vintage Books) and Time Flies (Grove Press). His full-length work to date has been collected in Polish Joke and Other Plays (Grove). He is also the author of two...

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Guy J. Jackson

Guy J. Jackson is a writer, performer, and filmmaker. He can be caught up with at myspace.com/storytellinguyjj, his all-original storytelling CDs are available from lazygramophone.com, and his short movies have been spewed all over the internet, but are mostly ...

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Jeffrey Jackson

Jeffrey Jackson is an artist whose talents and achievements traverse a wide spectrum of the arts. He began his professional career at a very young age in the world of advertising, where he founded his own agency and went on to write and direct award-winning tele...

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Nagle Jackson

Nagle Jackson is the author of several plays, adaptations and translations which have been produced at leading theaters throughout the U.S., from American Conservatory Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Seattle Rep in the West, to the McCarter, Kennedy C...

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' plays include Neighbors (The Public Theater), Appropriate (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Victory Gardens Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and Signature Theatre in New York, Spring 2014), An Octoroon (Soho Rep, Spring 2014), and War. He i...

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Laura Jacqmin

Laura Jacqmin was the recipient of the 2008 Wasserstein Prize for an emerging female playwright. Her plays include Look, We Are Breathing (Sundance Institute Theatre Lab), Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (originally produced by At Play/Chicago Dramatists in 2...

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Justin Jain

Justin Jain has been a writer / performer with The Berserker Residents since 2007. With BR, Mr. Jain has created several original works including The Jersey Devil, The Giant Squid, The Annihilation Point, and The Very Merry Xmas Carol Holiday Adventure Show....

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Jesse Jamison

Jesse Jamison was born in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. He currently resides in Springfield, where he studies theatre at Missouri State University. He has written several one-act plays and is working on his second full-length show. His first one-act, Friendly C...

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Elaine Jarvik

Elaine Jarvik is a journalist for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, and likes to play the conga drum. Her 10-minute Play Dead Right was produced at the 2008 Humana Festival of New American Plays.

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Len Jenkin

Len Jenkin is a playwright, screenwriter, and director. His plays include Margo Veil, Dark Ride, Pilgrims of the Night, Careless Love, My Uncle Sam, Limbo Tales, and Like I Say. His works for the stage, often directed by him, have been produced throughout t...

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Daniel Jenkins

Daniel Jenkins. Broadway credits include Dad in Billy Elliot, George Banks in Mary Poppins, Clifford Pike in Wrong Mountain, Josh Baskin in Big (Drama Desk nomination), Prior Walter in Angels in America, Huck Finn in Big River (1985 Tony and Drama Desk nominati...

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Julie Jensen

Julie Jensen is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Award for New American Plays (White Money), the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work (The Lost Vegas Series), the LA Weekly Award for Best New Play (Two-Headed), and the McKnight National Playwriting Fel...

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Chloe Johnston

Chloe Johnston has been an ensemble member of The Neo-Futurists since 2001, and she regularly writes and performs in their late-night show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, in addition to appearing in The News Show and creating The Emmett Project. Her wor...

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CJ Johnson

CJ Johnson's play The Dog Logs has had multiple productions throughout Australia including an Australian tour, and "Borys The Rottweiler," one of the dog logs, is one of Australia's most-performed monologues. He was short-listed for the Phillip Parsons Youn...

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Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson is a graduate of The University of the Arts and has been a Philadelphia-based actor for the last six years. Previous Philly fringe hits include 2009's The Jersey Devil, and 2008's The Giant Squid. Mr. Johnson was last seen playing a cybernetic tr...

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Syl Jones

Syl Jones is the author of 60-plus plays, including Black No More, produced by the Guthrie Theater and Arena Stage and winner of the Kennedy Center Award for Best New Play of 1998. He is the only playwright to win the Mixed Blood Theater Versus America and...

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Jeffrey M. Jones

Jeffrey M. Jones is the author of 70 Scenes Of Halloween, Nightcoil, and A Man's Best Friend; a series of collage plays: Der Inka Von Peru, Tomorrowland, and Wipeout; a series of "Crazy Plays": Stone Monkey Banished (an adaptation of Monkey for Ralph Lee), 12 Br...

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Rolin Jones

Rolin Jones' play The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow was a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. It received the 2006 Obie Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Productions of Jenny Chow include: South Coast Repertory, Old Globe Theatre, Yale Repe...

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Thomas W. Jones II

Thomas W. Jones II has directed, written, and performed in more than 200 plays worldwide. In 1978, Tom founded Jomandi Productions, where, as Co-Artistic Director and Producing Director, Tom led Jomandi to become the third largest African-American theatre company ...

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Jason King Jones

Jason King Jones is Artistic Director of National Players at Olney Theatre Center, where he also serves as Associate Artistic Director / Director of Education. Before that, Mr. Jones was a freelance director and an Artistic Associate at The Shakespeare Theatre o...

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Nick Jones

Nick Jones is a performer and writer for theater, television and film. His most recent play was the critically acclaimed Trevor, starring Steve Boyer as a has-been show biz chimp. His previous play The Coward was produced at Lincoln Center/LTC3, where it wa...

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Julia Jordan

Julia Jordan is the author of SMOKING LESSON, TATJANA IN COLOR, BOY, ST. SCARLET and DARK YELLOW among others. Lucille Lortel Fellow, Juilliard Fellow, Manhattan Theater Club Fellow, Kleban Award Winner, Jonathan Larson Award winner. Member of New Dramatists...

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Jon Jory

Jon Jory. As the Producing Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory directed over 125 plays and produced over 1,000 during his 32-year tenure. He conceived the internationally lauded Humana Festival of New American Plays, the SHORTS Festival, an...

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Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Marc Bamuthi Joseph is an educator, performer, and the artistic director of The Living Word Project, a theatre company dedicated to the aesthetics of post-hip hop performance. In the Fall of 2007, Bamuthi graced the cover of Smithsonian magazine after being named on...

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Jonathan Josephson

Jonathan Josephson. Many of Mr. Josephson's full-length and one-act plays have produced at theatres across the country including 27 Ways I Didn't Say "Hi" to Laurence Fishburne at the Tony-winning Actors Theatre of Louisville (2013 Humana Festival of New American P...

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Jon Justis

Jon Justis is an avid writer of comedy and high fantasy. He received his B.A. in English creative writing from the University of Colorado, where he had a short story published by CU's literary journal, Walkabout. From 2002-2007 he worked professionally in t...

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Mrinalini Kamath

Mrinalini Kamath Mrinalini Kamath's plays have been performed around the country as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia and India. She was a semi-finalist for both the 2006 O'Neill and Seven Devils Playwrights Conferences and was Fluid Motion Theatre and Fil...

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Honour Kane

Honour Kane. Honour Kane's work has been produced by The Public Theater, Sydney's annual Mardi Gras Arts Festival, and the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Her plays have been developed by A.S.K. at Lincoln Center Theatre and London's Royal Court Theatre, PlayL...

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Patricia Kane

Patricia Kane is a Chicago-based actress and award winning playwright. Her play Float premiered at About Face Theatre in Chicago during the 2010/2011 season, receiving critical acclaim, three Joseph Jefferson Award nominations (including for Best New Work) an...

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Stephen Karam

Stephen Karam is the author of Sons of the Prophet (2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play, Sam Norkin Drama Desk Award), which recently ended its extended off-Broadway run in New York Ci...

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Scott Kasbaum

Scott Kasbaum is a veteran musical director and composer for Stage One, Louisville's Professional Children's Theatre, and the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Pinnochio was produced on video by Global Stage and won the Sesame Street Parents award for best musical...

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Victor Kaufold

Victor Kaufold has had productions at The Hudson Theatre (Los Angeles), The Avery Theatre (Annandale), and The Yale Cabaret. His full-length plays include The Why, Tethered, The Special Interest Case of Special Agent Esteban Martinez, Muke the Inquisitive, The ...

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Mark D. Kaufmann

Mark D. Kaufmann is the author of a number of plays which have had premieres in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Included among them: Backbone of America, Scenic Route, The Labors of Hercules Fitch, and Evil Little Thoughts, which won the Denver Drama Critics ...

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Kevin Kautzman

Kevin Kautzman is a playwright and screenwriter originally from North Dakota. He is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota, where he studied history and philosophy, and holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin...

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Elise Kauzlaric

Elise Kauzlaric is a Chicago-based actress, adapter, and dialect coach. She is a member of the artistic ensemble of Lifeline Theatre, which specializes in bringing literary adaptations to the stage. Her adaptations of The Velveteen Rabbit and Half Magic were bot...

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Robert Kauzlaric

Robert Kauzlaric is a Chicago-based playwright, actor, and director. He has written more than a dozen theatrical adaptations which have been performed in nearly forty U.S. states, as well as in England, Ireland, and Canada. His adaptations include The Island of D...

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Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye has written more than fifteen screenplays and five full-length stageplays. His comedy, Where There's No Will, had a one week run in New York City in March 2006. Many of his plays have been produced and published. Mr. Kaye lives in New York with h...

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Zoe Kazan

Zoe Kazan is an actor and writer, born in Santa Monica, California and currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. As an actor, her Broadway credits include The Seagull and Come Back, Little Sheba. Off-Broadway she appeared in Things We Want, 100 Saints You ...

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Yokanaan Kearns

Yokanaan Kearns was raised in Hawaii and spent ten years in exile in various U.S. states. He tends to write about personal identity in multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-cultural communities. His PhD in Classics from UCLA came in handy while writing Dis/Troy, a ...

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Jesse Kellerman

Jesse Kellerman received his BA in psychology from Harvard University and a Master's of Fine Arts in playwriting from Brandeis University. His plays have won several awards, including the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Prize for Best New Play (Fafrotskies, 2003), the...

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Richard Keller

Richard Keller. Mr. Keller's plays have been produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Theatre Row, Manhattan Punchline Theatre, Thirteenth Street Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre's Octoberfest, Westbank Cafe, and La MaMa, among other theaters. He is a 2004 rec...

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Jared Kelner

Jared Kelner is a Meisner and Strasberg trained actor who has appeared professionally on television and on stage, owned and operated an acting school in San Jose, California and now teaches the adult acting class at the Playhouse Acting Academy in East Brunsw...

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Nicole Kempskie

Nicole Kempskie is a lyricist, writer, theatre and media educator, director/choreographer, and Arts Education consultant in New York City. She co-founded and served as Artistic Director of Brooklyn Children's Theatre for seven years, developing the training prog...

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Rob Kendt

Rob Kendt is a songwriter/composer for the theater whose credits include The Devil and Tom Walker, Power, An Inconvenient River, and The Inheritors at the Metropolitan Playhouse; An Appalachian Twelfth Night at the Globe Playhouse (LA Drama Critics Circle ...

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Bobby Keniston

Bobby Keniston has been writing and acting in plays for as long as he can remember. He attended Boston University's School For the Arts to study acting, and graduated from Bennington College, Vermont, with a degree in theater. For the past several years, he has...

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Adrienne Kennedy

Adrienne Kennedy. Since Funnyhouse of a Negro blazed a trail in the American Theatre, Adrienne Kennedy's work has had a profound influence on American playwrights. Her plays The Owl Answers, Ohio State Murders, A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White, and her...

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Stuart Kenny

Stuart Kenny began writing musicals in high school when he wrote the score for a local production of A Christmas Carol. He spent summers home from college as musical director for the Storybook Players in Rapid City, South Dakota. For his M.A., he wrote a chil...

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Maxine Kern

Maxine Kern is a freelance dramaturg who also teaches American Drama and Theater History at SUNY Stonybrook University. Her dramaturgy most recently includes: Marsh Light by Marthe Gold at the Four C's Cape Cod Community College; Three Seconds in the Key by ...

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Robert Kerr

Robert Kerr's produced plays include The End of the Road (The Juilliard School; also finalist for the Abingdon Theater’s Christopher Brian Wolk Award), The Potato Creek Chair of Death (Ensemble Studio Theatre, published by Playscripts Inc.), The Sticky-Fin...

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Catherine Keyser

Catherine Keyser is a graduate of Princeton University, where she studied playwriting with Wendy Wasserstein. She won the Young Playwrights Inc. National Young Playwrights Competition in 2000 with her one-act play Welcome Home, Virginia Woolf. Her full-length dr...

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Euijoon Kim

Euijoon Kim. A Los Angeles native, Euijoon Kim received his B.A. in Film Studies from the University of California, Irvine. While continuing his education in Film/TV production, he joined the David Henry Hwang Playwriting Institute in 1996. There he complete...

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Ben Kingsland

Ben Kingsland is an award-winning playwright whose plays have been seen at the Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival, SOURCE Festival, Playwrights' Theatre of New Jersey, Imagination Stage, Rorschach Theatre, Olney Theater Center, Active Cultures, Journeymen T...

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Lucy Kirkwood

Lucy Kirkwood is an East London born playwright. She won the PMA award in 2006. She is a writer on the Channel 4 programme Skins and is currently resident writer at Clean Break theatre company. Her first full professional production, Tinderbox, was directed by...

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David Kisor

David Kisor is a composer, performer, musical director and teacher, and received his Master's Degree in music composition from the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. He has long been associated with the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati w...

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Tom Kitt

Tom Kitt received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as two Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal. His music for Next to Normal also received the 2009 Frederick Loewe Award for dramatic composition and the Outer Cri...

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Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling. Kevin Kling's one-person plays include 21A, Home and Away, and The Education of Walter Kauffmann. He is the author of Lloyd's Prayer, 7 Dwarfs, The Ice Fishing Play, Mississippi Panorama, and Gulliver, A Swift Journey. His commentaries can be he...

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Jim Knable

Jim Knable. Jim Knable's plays have been produced at MCC Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Soho Rep, Actor's Express, New Jersey Rep, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis, Half Moon Theatre, Brooklyn College, Yale University and NYU. He...

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Krista Knight

Krista Knight's work includes Salamander Leviathan (Magic Futurebox, Joe's Pub at the Public Theatre, Ars Nova, Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, New Georges Mini- workshop, KCACTF Musical Theatre Award from the Kennedy Center), Clementine and the Cyber D...

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Flip Kobler

Flip Kobler began his performing career as an actor before morphing into a writer. Since selling their first screenplay to Paramount Studios, he and his wife/partner, Cindy Marcus, have been penning away for the last fifteen years. Universal bought another ...

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Tim Kochenderfer

Tim Kochenderfer is a playwright, comedy writer, and television producer. His plays have been performed across the United States and around the world. A graduate of Michigan State University, Mr. Kochenderfer's work is featured in The Best Stage Scenes of 2006 (S...

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Howard E. Koch

Howard E. Koch, outstanding author of radio scripts, plays and screenplays, was born in New York City and grew up in Kingston, New York. He was a graduate of St. Stephen's College (now Bard College) and received a law degree from Columbia in 1925. While practic...

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Dan Kois

Dan Kois was the founding editor of New York magazine's arts and culture blog, Vulture. He has written for New York, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, and other newspapers and magazines. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his wife an...

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David Kornhaber

David Kornhaber is currently a student at Harvard University. His first full-length play, A World Without History, received the Phyllis Anderson Award for Playwriting from the American Repertory Theatre. End of Motions, his next full-length piece, was granted a ...

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Carol Korty

Carol Korty has taught playwriting, improvisation, movement, acting, and creative drama to students and adults of all ages in schools, colleges, universities, and community centers. She has served on the faculties of Antioch College, SUNY Brockport, UMass/Am...

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David Kosh

David Kosh did some time at NYU's film school, was released after four years with a kick in his pants and a BFA in his pocket. Temptation also appears in Smith and Kraus' The Best Stage Scenes of 2003, and was part of I Love New York -- What's Your Excuse?,...

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Greg Kotis

Greg Kotis is the author of many plays and musicals including Yeast Nation (Book/Lyrics), The Truth About Santa, Pig Farm, Eat the Taste, Urinetown (Book/Lyrics, for which he won an Obie Award and two Tony Awards), and Jobey and Katherine. His work has been...

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William Kovacsik

William Kovacsik holds degrees from Drew University and the Fordham University School of Law, and practiced law on Wall Street. He received his M.F.A. in Playwriting from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was on the faculty from 1994-2001. He also taught pla...

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Seth Kramer

Seth Kramer. Since moving to New York City over ten years ago, Seth Kramer has been honored to receive such playwriting awards as the George R. Kernodle Award, the Kennedy Center's Award for Playwriting Excellence, the New York Thespian Award, and the Iowa W...

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Richard Kramer

Richard Kramer. Mr. Kramer grew up in New York, was educated at Yale College, and began his career writing for The New Yorker. While working as a singles host on a cruise ship he wrote, from ignorance and passion, a script for the TV series Family, sent it to t...

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Sherry Kramer

Sherry Kramer. Sherry Kramer's work has been seen at theaters across the country and abroad, including the Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Yale Repertory Theatre, Soho Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York's Second Stage, Woolly Mammoth, ...

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Daniel Elihu Kramer

Daniel Elihu Kramer is an award-winning playwright and director. He is Associate Artistic Director at Chester Theatre Company, and a member of the theatre faculty at Smith College. His other produced plays include Love Suicide, Coyote Tales, The Story of Babar, and ...

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Carson Kreitzer

Carson Kreitzer. Carson Kreitzer's The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer won the Lois and Richard Rosenthal New Play Prize, the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg New Play Citation, the Barrie Stavis Award, and is published in Smith and Kraus' New Playwrights:...

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Lisa Kron

Lisa Kron has been writing and performing theater since coming to New York from Michigan in 1984. Her play, Well, opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theater in March of 2006 and received two Tony nominations. It premiered at the Public Theater in Spring 20...

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Mary Kron

Mary Kron earned her B.F.A. in Directing/Acting at Central Michigan University. She immediately jumped into the Grand Rapids area Community Theatre scene, both on and offstage, and ended up as Education Director for one of the largest Theatre Arts Schools ...

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Anton Krueger

Anton Krueger. Anton Krueger's plays have been performed in six countries. Living in Strange Lands was nominated for an FNB Vita award in 2002, and was the runner up for the Olive Schreiner Award in 2006. Mediocrity won the national SANCTA competition in 2000 ...

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Luke Krueger

Luke Krueger is a visiting professor of theatre at Northern Illinois University where he teaches playwriting, theatre history, script analysis, and contemporary theatre. Prior to arriving at NIU he served as the emerging writer in residence at Penn State; lat...

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Larry Kunofsky

Larry Kunofsky is a New York-based playwright whose work includes My Therapist, a monologue play for forty-five actors; The Cat Person, a two-hander, with 35 live cats; So Retarded - A Play For Idiots, a kind of Vagina Monologues-takeoff on the mentally challen...

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Sunil Kuruvilla

Sunil Kuruvilla has developed his plays at various places including New York Theatre Workshop, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Sundance Institute. He has received commissions from the Joseph Papp Public Theater, The Wilma Theatre, and South Coast Repertor...

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Stephen LaConte

Stephen LaConte is a writer, actor, and comedian living in Los Angeles. His recent works include The Malia Show, Mary-Kate & Ashley Variety Hour, Rosie Kennedy Satellite Space Launch, The Really Good Advice Show, and American Royalty and the Cyber Girl of the We...

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Richard LaGravenese

Richard LaGravenese was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Emerson College and NYU's Experimental Theatre Wing at the Tisch School of the Arts.

He wrote (and sold) his first piece of writing for the Off Broadway musical revue, A My Name is Alice d...

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Joe Landry

Joe Landry's plays have been produced across the country and internationally, and include It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Reefer Madness, Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play, Eve & Co., Beautiful, Hollywood Babylon, and Numb. Mr. Landry attended ...

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Stacey Lane

Stacey Lane. Ms. Lane's plays have been performed at hundred of theatres from coast to coast in the U.S., as well as in Canada, England, Australia, and New Zealand and are published with Playscripts, Inc., Dramatic Publishing, Pioneer, Heuer, Next Stage Pres...

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Eric Lane

Eric Lane's award-winning plays have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, and China. Plays include Heart of the City and Dancing on Checkers' Grave, which starred Jennifer Aniston. Additional plays: Ride, Times of War, Filming O'Keeffe, L...

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Preston Lane

Preston Lane is a writer and the Founding Artistic Director of Triad Stage. His plays include Julie's Dance and Brother Wolf, Beautiful Star, Bloody Blackbeard and Providence Gap with composer Laurelyn Dossett. Adaptations include A Christmas Carol, Tartuffe,...

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Douglas Langworthy

Douglas Langworthy is Literary Manager and Dramaturg at the Denver Center Theatre Company. He held similar positions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the McCarter Theatre. He has translated fifteen plays from the German, including Bertolt Brecht's The Good Pe...

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Bryan LaPorte

Bryan LaPorte is a musician, composer, mathematician, computer programmer, physicist, actor, singer, father, husband, and chess enthusiast living and working in Seattle. In his spare time he writes plays. Verrry slowly. Squatters, his first play, required mor...

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David Largman Murray

David Largman Murray is from the Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. His plays include Robots Vs. Fake Robots, Manimals, Erotic Fiction, My So-Called So-Called Life, Get Up And Go, Bad Memory Mallory, Regina and Ralph are in the Attic, and the musicals Tomor...

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Dan LaRocque

Dan LaRocque has appeared as an actor in resident theatres throughout the United States, including Houston's Alley Theatre, The Old Globe in San Diego, and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. In England he performed at Alan Ayckbourn's Stephen Joseph Theatre In...

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Linda LaRocque

Linda LaRocque has authored several award-winning plays in addition to numerous short stories, including many for the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series, Guideposts, and Signs Of the Times. She writes from her home on Lake Michigan.

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James Larson

James Larson. For twenty-eight years Mr. Larson served as Artistic Director of the Omaha Theater Company and first established the education, touring, and multicultural programs that are currently in operation. Mr. Larson was also Associate Professor of Theat...

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David Lassig

David Lassig was born and raised in North Dakota and currently resides in West Fargo. Who Maid Who? is his first script to be published although he has enjoyed writing all his life. He has written many poems, short stories and song lyrics over the years. Mr. ...

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Deborah Zoe Laufer

Deborah Zoe Laufer's play End Days received the 2007 ATCA/Steinberg New Play Citation. It premiered at Florida Stage, as did The Last Schwartz and The Gulf of Westchester. Samuel French published End Days, The Last Schwartz and Out of Sterno. The Last Schwartz appe...

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Shirley Lauro

Shirley Lauro. Shirley Lauro's All Through the Night garnered a 2006 Jefferson Nomination as Best New Play in Chicago, while Clarence Darrow's Last Trial received a 2005 NEA Access to Excellence Grant and was a 2006 Carbonell Nomination as Best New Play in Flo...

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Ned W. Lauver

Ned W. Lauver is an assistant principal at Westlake High School (Cuyahoga County, Ohio). He earned his Master's Degree in Education from Baldwin Wallace University (Berea, Ohio) in 2009, where he also studied history, political science, and theater as an under...

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Paul Lavrakas

Paul Lavrakas is a native of Massachusetts, a graduate of Boston College, and has lived in the Washington, D.C. area for thirty years. He has been commissioned to write 12 plays produced throughout the United States, including three historical plays written fo...

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Gavin Lawrence

Gavin Lawrence is a Minneapolis-based writer and performer. His play, Cut Flowers, garnered five Black Theatre Alliance Awards including the Lorraine Hansberry Award for Best Writing of a Play. Cut Flowers has been produced by the Mixed Blood Theatre, Chicago T...

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Robert Lawson

Robert Lawson is a writer, director, composer, screenwriter, and visual artist. Recent work includes: co-author (with director Jonathan Glatzer), co-producer, and 2nd Unit Director for Safety Glass -- an Indie feature with Steve Coogan, Hilary Duff, Molly Shan...

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Michael Lazan

Michael Lazan is a playwright who has had plays produced by many theater companies including Ensemble Studio Theatre, Workshop Theater Company, HERE, Manhattan Theater Source. The Conjugality Test was presented by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and also was n...

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Greg Leaming

Greg Leaming is the director of the Florida State University / Asolo Acting Conservatory as well as the Associate Director of the Asolo Theatre Company. His production of A Flea in Her Ear received a Dallas Theatre Critics Award and a Leon Rabin Award nomina...

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Edward Bok Lee

Edward Bok Lee is the author of Real Karaoke People: Poems and Prose (New Rivers Press). His plays, including St. Petersburg, Passage and Whorled have been seen (or are forthcoming) at major regional and national theaters, including the Guthrie Theater, the Jos...

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Stuart Lee

Stuart Lee is a member of the English Faculty at the University of Oxford. He has taught the poetry of the First World War, though his main specialty is in early Medieval English. He was the director behind an award-winning project on WWI poet Wilfred Owen ...

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Jay Leibowitz

Jay Leibowitz was born and raised in New Jersey, and earned his BFA from Emerson College in Boston where he studied with world-renowned classical voice and text coach, Kristin Linklater. A member of the Actor's Equity Association, he got his professional start...

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Warren Leight

Warren Leight. Warren Leight's Side Man won the 1999 Tony Award for Best Play. His other plays include No Foreigners Beyond This Point (Baltimore Center Stage premiere); James and Annie (Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati premiere); Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine (ATC...

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Stacie Lents

Stacie Lents' work has been produced and developed by Luna Stage, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, coLAB Arts, New Brunswick Theater Festival, Mile Square Theatre, StrangeDog Theatre Company, Crossroads Theatre Company, Vital Theatre Company, the New Jersey...

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Jim Leonard

Jim Leonard. No bio available.

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Rachel Lerner-Ley

Rachel Lerner-Ley is a playwright and freelance dramaturg. As a playwright, she has seen her plays excerpted in The Boston Globe and produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Smith College, and at venues in NYC and across her home state of Massachusetts. Her plays...

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Steven Levenson

Steven Levenson's plays include The Language of Trees (Roundabout Underground), Seven Minutes in Heaven (HERE Arts Center; Emerging America Festival/Huntington Theater Company), Retreat (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Almost Stuck, and Girls Day. His work has been ...

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Mike Lew

Mike Lew's plays include microcrisis (Ma-Yi, NYC; InterAct, Philadelphia); People's Park (Victory Gardens Ignition Festival)]; Stockton (EST workshop production); Yit, Ngay (published in Plays and Playwrights 2006 and excerpted in The Best Women's Monolo...

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Kimberly Lew

Kimberly Lew is a Hawaii native and graduate of NYU. She is a published playwright with one-acts titled Last Night in London and Retail Rage or How I Spent My Summer Vacation available for licensing with Playscripts, Inc. She also co-wrote (with Gabriella Miy...

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Jim Lewis

Jim Lewis won Tony and Drama Desk nominations for Best Book for a Musical for his adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Also with Graciela Daniele, he wrote Dangerous Games and Tango Apaisionado. Other credits include Ballet...

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Jeff Lewonczyk

Jeff Lewonczyk is a writer, director, producer and performer who serves as Co-Artistic Director of Piper McKenzie (pipermckenzie.com) and Associate Director of Brooklyn's Brick Theater. As a playwright, his produced works include The Bubble of Solace, Bethlehem...

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Duncan Ley

Duncan Ley is one of Canberras leading theatrical practitioners, having worked in professional and amateur theatre for over 15 years. As a playwright, Mr. Ley's plays include: The Burning, When in Rome, In Cold Light, For All Our Sins, The Ides of March, Fi...

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Lucas Leyva

Lucas Leyva. Holy War! is Lucas Leyva's first play, written when he was a fifteen years old. Mr. Leyva was born and raised in Miami, Florida went to New World School of the Arts High ('05), and recently graduated from Fordham University ('08). Twenty of his ...

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Christopher Limber

Christopher Limber is an award-winning playwright, composer, director and actor whose career has spanned over 35 years acting, directing and providing scripts, music and lyrics for theatres around the country, including The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Childspl...

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Frances Limoncelli

Frances Limoncelli. As an adaptor, Frances Limoncelli created The Emperor's Groovy New Clothes and Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch with composer/lyricist George Howe for Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries. For their MainStage, she adapted Dorothy L. Sayers' Busman's Honeym...

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Kenneth Lin

Kenneth Lin is an award-winning playwright whose works said Said, Agency*, Po Boy Tango, Intelligence-Slave, Genius in Love and Fallow have been premiered, commissioned and developed at theaters throughout the country, including the Alliance Theatre, Northli...

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David Lindsay-Abaire

David Lindsay-Abaire is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, screenwriter, lyricist and librettist. His most recent play Good People premiered on Broadway, and was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, The Horton Foote Prize, The Edgerton Fo...

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Romulus Linney

Romulus Linney is the author of three novels, many short stories, and forty plays, staged throughout the United States and abroad. They include The Sorrows of Frederick, Holy Ghosts, Childe Byron, Heathen Valley, "2," and a stage adaptation of Ernest Gaines' no...

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Joe Lo Truglio

Joe Lo Truglio is a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe The State, which produced shows on MTV and CBS. His other TV credits include TV Funhouse, Upright Citizens Brigade, Law & Order, and Third Watch. He has co-written and performed theater shows, incl...

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Victor Lodato

Victor Lodato is a playwright and novelist. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of the Weissberger Award for his play Motherhouse. Other plays include Wildlife, Dear Sara Jane, The Bread of Winter, Margo and Zelda, and Slay the Dragon. Other ho...

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Larry Loebell

Larry Loebell. Mr. Loebell's short plays include Angie and Arnie Sanguine, Edward and Ellie Supine, Prayers, The Lion Eats His Lunch, But Who's Counting, Emma Goldman Imagines the Millennium, and Just Before the War Between the Plates. His full-length plays in...

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Aaron Loeb

Aaron Loeb is a San Francisco Bay Area playwright whose work has been performed around the country. His full-length plays include The Proud, Alcestis (Doesn't Live Here Anymore), Brown, First Person Shooter, Blastosphere (with Geetha Reddy), and Abraham Lin...

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Kenneth Lonergan

Kenneth Lonergan has been represented in New York by Lobby Hero (Playwrights Horizons, John Houseman Theatre, Drama Desk Best Play Nominee, Outer Critics Circle Best Play and John Gassner Playwrighting Nominee, included in the 2000-2001 Best Plays Annual), The Wa...

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Quincy Long

Quincy Long. Quincy Long's The Only Child, a musical play for families, was produced by South Coast Repertory Theater in June 2008. The Only Child was commissioned by SCR, and was the first such commission produced by the theater. People Be Heard, a play wit...

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Matthew Lopez

Matthew Lopez. The Whipping Man recently concluded an extended, sold-out off-Broadway run at Manhattan Theatre Club in a production directed by Doug Hughes and starring Andre Braugher. For it, Mr. Lopez was nominated for the John Gassner Playwrighting Award by...

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Patricia Loughrey

Patricia Loughrey wrote the book for The Daddy Machine, based on the children's book by Johnny Valentine. The musical was commissioned by San Diego's Diversionary Theatre and was featured on Rosie O'Donnell's R Family Vacation's cruise to the Mexican Riviera in Ma...

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Stefano LoVerso

Stefano LoVerso has worked extensively as a professional actor in regional and Off-Broadway theatre, film, and TV. Credits include: Saturday Night Live; One Life to Live; Ryan's Hope; Northern Exposure; Rage of Angels II. Much of his work as a director, producer...

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Emmett Loverde

Emmett Loverde grew up in Berkeley, California and studied theater at UCLA. In addition to A Timely Maneuver, Good Business Sense, and The Maginot Line, his stage comedies include Beauty, Brains, and Personality; Jesus Awakens the Little Girl; The Killist; Peac...

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Charlie Lovett

Charlie Lovett worked for more than a decade as writer in residence at Summit School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina during which time he wrote twenty plays, nearly all of which have been published. His plays have been seen in over 3,000 productions worldwide....

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Noah Lowenthal

Noah Lowenthal is a student at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He has experience acting and writing plays within his high school and local community. A graduate of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, he has written or directed several piece...

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Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas. Craig Lucas' plays include Missing Persons, Blue Window, Reckless, God's Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, Small Tragedy, Prayer For My Enemy, and The Singing Forest. He wrote the book for The Light In The Piazza, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel...

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Kirk Lynn

Kirk Lynn lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Carrie Fountain and their daughter Olive Lynn Fountain. He makes most of this theater with the Rude Mechs. He hopes by the time you read this bio, his first novel will be under contract. He teaches playwritin...

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Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac has been named one of New York and the country's best theater artists by The New York Times, American Theater Magazine, The Village Voice (also naming Mr. Mac the best theater actor in New York, 2013), Time Out NY (also naming him New York's best...

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Malcolm MacDonald

Malcolm MacDonald is a writer and artist from Los Angeles. He spent five magical years teaching Theatre in Guadalajara, Mexico. He performed twice with the great Mexican director Luis de Tavira, and designed scenery and costumes for Jose Cruz Gonzalez. MacDonald l...

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David MacGregor

David MacGregor was born in Detroit, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University. His plays have been performed from California to New York to London. He is a Resident Artist at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan, where his plays The Late ...

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Wendy MacLeod

Wendy MacLeod's plays Juvenilia and The Water Children premiered at Playwrights Horizons in New York. The Water Children was subsequently produced at L.A.'s Matrix Theater where it was cited as "the most challenging political play of 1998" by LA Weekly and ear...

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Jennifer MacMillan

Jennifer MacMillan is a professional actor, director, and theater educator. She holds a BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she is also a Lecturer. Ms. MacMillan is the Artistic Director of Bright Invention, the resident ensemble at ...

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Dano Madden

Dano Madden grew up in Boise, Idaho. His plays have been produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Source Festival, Mile Square Theatre, Burnt Studio Productions, Northwest Playwrights Alliance, Idaho Theatre for Youth, Kitchen Theatre Company, Rutgers U...

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Ellen Maddow

Ellen Maddow is a founding member of the Talking Band and has written, composed, and performed in most of its works. Her plays include, The Peripherals (studio album available on iTunes) Panic! Euphoria! Blackout, Flip Side (published in Plays and Playwright...

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Vanessa Mae

Vanessa Mae is 17 and was born and raised in Rutland, Vermont. Her interests are theatre, music, dance, and teaching. She also enjoys reading and writing. She dreams of someday being an actress and living in England. If that doesn't work out she would love t...

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Cheri Magid

Cheri Magid. Cheri Magid's plays, which include The Tavern Wench, et al;, Manna, The Cliffs of Moher, and The Lock, have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, and several points in between. Her work has been done by The Keen Company, The New Group, Women's Pro...

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Jeni Mahoney

Jeni Mahoney. Ms. Mahoney's plays have been seen across the U.S., in London, and as far a field as Wagga-Wagga, Australia. Recent credits include: Running In Circles Screaming at Washington's 2008 Source Theater Festival, and Kandahar at the Seven Devils Pla...

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Jonah Maidoff

Jonah Maidoff has a BA in Drama from Kenyon College. His play Lion Hunting in North America premiered at the Burbage Theater in 1992. He is married, has two children, and lives with his family on Martha's Vineyard.

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Michael Maiello

Michael Maiello is a playwright, a fiction scribe, and a journalist on staff at Forbes magazine. He is also a resident playwright with Manhattan's critically acclaimed Godlight Theatre Company, where he is the co-creator, with composer Andrew Recinos, of the mus...

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Ian Mairs

Ian Mairs is the author of fifteen plays whose titles include Bay at the Moon, Parts Unknown, Our David, She's a Big Girl Now, Nocturne at Twilight and Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol. His work has been seen in New York at Theater Row and 13th Street R...

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Mona Mansour

Mona Mansour. The Hour of Feeling was part of the High Tide Festival in the United Kingdom as part of the Rifle Hall Plays. Urge for Going (directed by Hal Brooks) received a LAB production in the 2011 season at The Public Theater, and before that was read in...

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Cindy Marcus

Cindy Marcus won an acting scholarship to the Teenage Drama Workshop in Los Angeles when she was but a teen. She's made her living in show business ever since. With her husband and partner, Flip Kobler, she spent many years at Disney writing the sequels to Po...

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Deb Margolin

Deb Margolin is a playwright, performance artist, and founding member of Split Britches Theatre Company. She is the author of seven full-length solo performance pieces, which she has toured throughout the United States, and is the recipient of a 1999-2000 OBI...

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Ruth Margraff

Ruth Margraff. Playwright and librettist Ruth Margraff is a recipient of four Rockefeller Foundation commissions, a McKnight national commission and residency with the Playwrights' Center, a Fulbright New Opera Award to Greece, and two NYSCA Individual Artist ...

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Ellen Margolis

Ellen Margolis lives in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as Chair of Theatre & Dance at Pacific University. Her plays, which have been produced throughout the United States, include Picking Up the Baby, Late, American Soil, and the award-winning How to Draw ...

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Mike Mariano

Mike Mariano is an internationally produced playwright who currently orbits in and around New Jersey. Sometimes he even earns money. The Bill Show is his second collaboration with Dean Hurley. His solo efforts -- including short plays about time shifts...

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Michael Marks

Michael Marks is a former Mississippi Teacher of the Year (1988) who has received national honors, including Disney's Outstanding Teacher of the Performing Arts Award in 1995 and the Milken National Education Award in 1994. In addition, he is on the Executive ...

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Sam Marks

Sam Marks' play, The Delling Shore, had its world premiere at the 2013 Humana Festival, directed by Meredith McDonough. Other productions include: The Old Masters at Steppenwolf's First Look Repertory directed by Daniel Aukin, The Joke at Studio Dante (...

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Melanie Marnich

Melanie Marnich. Melanie Marnich's plays include Quake, Blur, Tallgrass Gothic, Calling All, Cradle of Man, Beautiful Again, The Sparrow Project and These Shining Lives. Her newest play, Calling All, will be produced by the Guthrie Theater in April 2006. Cradle ...

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Carl Martin

Carl Martin spends most of his time teaching and performing Shakespeare. He has worked in the literary departments of the Old Globe Theatre and the Virginia Stage Company, and he spent several years touring as an actor with Shenandoah Shakespeare, playing ro...

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Jane Martin

Jane Martin. A Kentuckian, Jane Martin first came to national attention for Talking With, a collection of monologues premiering in Actors Theatre of Louisville's 1982 Humana Festival of New American Plays. Since its New York premiere at Manhattan Theatre Clu...

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Joe Martin

Joe Martin is the author of over 40 plays and adaptations for the stage, some of which are included in Conspiracies: Six Plays by Joe Martin. He is a two time recipient of Rockefeller Foundation grants (The US-Mexico Fund for Culture and a New Forms grant ...

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Rogelio Martinez

Rogelio Martinez is an award winning playwright whose plays have been developed and presented at many theaters across the country. Most recently the Denver Center Theater Co. premiered his new play When Tang Met Laika. Other theaters that have developed and prese...

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Lynn Martin

Lynn Martin is a native of Washington, DC. After receiving her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University, she attended Columbia University and received her MFA. She was invited to study at Juilliard by John Guare as a part of the Lila Acheson Wallace Ame...

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Timothy Mason

Timothy Mason wrote the book and lyrics for the seasonal Broadway hit, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. His novel, The Last Synapsid, an adventure-fantasy for kids, is being published by Delacorte Press (2009). Mr. Mason was a company pl...

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Robert Mason

Robert Mason received a B.A. in English, Creative Writing, from the University of Missouri in May, 1975. He's spent nearly thirty years as a theatrical lighting designer, set designer, sound and lighting technician, and cameraman. He has written the novels F...

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Marc Masterson

Marc Masterson is the Artistic Director of Actors Theatre of Louisville. In ten seasons of leadership at Actors Theatre, Mr. Masterson has produced more than 200 plays in Louisville, expanded and deepened arts education programs, and spearheaded community-based...

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John Mathew

John Mathew studied Evolutionary Biology at Old Dominion University and Harvard University, and recently received his Ph.D. In 1995 he received a BBC prize for his radio play Grave Affairs, which the BBC subsequently produced and broadcast. He later adapted ...

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Cybele May

Cybele May. Cybele May's most recent collection of one-act plays, The Parking Lot Plays, was produced at Theatre/Theater in Hollywood and was heralded by the Los Angeles Times in 2003 as "A refreshing authorial voice ... an epic survivor's monologue recalli...

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Bob May

Bob May has an MFA in playwriting from UNLV and currently teaches playwriting and screenwriting at the University of Central Arkansas.

His plays published by Playscripts, Inc. include: Gidget's Gadget to Bamboozle Beanie, Snow White and the Magic Mirr...

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Jonathan Mayer

Jonathan Mayer is from the Orlando, Florida area and is a recent graduate of Harvard College, where he studied Dramatic Arts. As an author of several one-act plays, short films, and full-lengths, he started writing at 14 and continues to do so. In high school,...

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Steve Mayer

Steve Mayer. A professional composer for the last 15 years, Steve Mayer grew up playing in high school musicals and bands. After receiving an undergrad degree from UC Berkeley, Mr. Mayer worked steadily as a keyboardist in several live bands in the San Franc...

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Jerry Mayer

Jerry Mayer grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and has been married forever. After working in the family construction business, he threw caution to the winds and moved to Los Angeles with wife Emily and their three kids so he could follow his first love, writin...

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Kelly McAllister

Kelly McAllister is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, and director. In 2012, Lovers, Lunatics, and Poets was a finalist in Playscripts' Pitch-n-Play contest. In 2010, his play Hela and Troy was named a finalist for the Heideman Award as part of the Humana Fest...

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Casey McCabe

Casey McCabe started his career as a journalist before drifting into advertising, playwriting, and screenwriting. His first play, Dreaming of Norton, won top honors in the 1991 Bay Guardian Playwright Awards and Honorable Mention in 1999 Moving Arts Premiere ...

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Brian McCann

Brian McCann has written and performed five plays in his professional career. The most recent was a collaboration with the Berserker Residents and Theater Horizon entitled A Very Merry Xmas Carol Holiday Adventure Show. His other works are humorous sword figh...

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Cliff McClelland

Cliff McClelland is a writer/teacher in the Dallas, Texas area. He has written over twenty plays, thirteen screenplays, and a novel. Mr. McClelland wrote/directed his first full-length feature film, the teen comedy Open Mike Night, and will direct his second movi...

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Lucinda McDermott

Lucinda McDermott is the author of over a dozen produced and published plays including Feeding On Mulberry Leaves which had its world premiere at Barter Theatre (winner of the Appalachian Playwrights Festival 2005), and which has been produced at a number of regio...

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Joseph McDonough

Joseph McDonough. Plays include Spark of the Sun, Travels of Angelica, Morning Dancer, Wayfarer's Rest, Stone My Heart, and One, as well as other plays, adaptations, and the books for several musical adaptations. He has twice won the Mickey Kaplan New American Pl...

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John P. McEneny

John P. McEneny was born and raised in Albany, NY and is the oldest son of John and Barbara McEneny. He runs the acclaimed drama program at William Alexander Middle School 51 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. With his lovely sister, Rachel, he created Piper Theatre Produ...

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Walt McGough

Walt McGough's plays include The Farm (IRNE & Broadway World Boston Nominee, Best New Play), Priscilla Dreams the Answer (IRNE Nominee, Best New Play), Dante Dies!! (And Then Things Get Weird), Everything Freezes, Paper City Phoenix, and True Places. He has w...

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Joshua John McKay

Joshua John McKay currently studies theater and voice at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Mr. McKay's play Let's Go Already was chosen for the 1999 International Thespian Playworks Program.

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Johanna McKay

Johanna McKay was taken by her father to Stratford, Ontario to see Shakespeare at an early age. He gave her a dollar for memorizing the "seven ages of man" speech. Now an award winning actress working in Los Angeles, she teaches acting to children in underpri...

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Julie McKee

Julie McKee grew up in New Zealand, is now a citizen of the U.S. and has made her home in New York City. Like many Kiwis she traveled at an early age and during a stay in Madrid met for the first time, artists and people of the theatre (including Pedro Almod...

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Ruth McKee

Ruth McKee's work has been produced and developed by Abingdon Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alliance Theatre, Black Dahlia Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Chalk Repertory Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, HB Playwrights Foundation, and Six Figures T...

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Michael McKeever

Michael McKeever. With wit, insight and a healthy dose of his quirky sense of humor, Mr. McKeever continues to entertain audiences throughout America and Europe. He has been honored with an NEA Residency Grant, and has been a 3-time finalist for Humana Fest's nat...

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D. Tupper McKnight

D. Tupper McKnight is a Wisconsinite making a home in Brooklyn. After a brief acting career which began his infatuation with Shakespeare, he has turned to writing. Previous plays include: baby blue, and What You Know You Know: The Jack Johnson Project.

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Ellen McLaughlin

Ellen McLaughlin's plays have received numerous national and international productions. They include Days and Nights Within, A Narrow Bed, Infinity's House, Iphigenia and Other Daughters, Tongue of a Bird, The Trojan Women, Helen, The Persians, Oedipus, Ajax in I...

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Terrence McNally

Terrence McNally. Terrence McNally's most recent collaboration is the book for The Visit at Arlington's Signature Theatre with score by John Kander and Fredd Ebb. His most recent play Unusual Acts of Devotion premiered at the Philadelphia Theatre Company in 2008....

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William McNulty

William McNulty is a Resident Artist at Actors Theatre of Louisville where he has acted and directed since 1976. He has worked at numerous theaters throughout the country, including the Cleveland Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the B Street Theatre ...

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Ian McWethy

Ian McWethy's plays include Moral Values..., Actors are Stupid, Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, and 12 Incompetent Men (And Women!). Fifteen of his one-act plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc. and have been performed in all fifty states as well as Can...

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Carrie McWethy

Carrie McWethy is a New York-based actor who graduated from Fordham University with degrees in Theatre and History. She has performed (as Carrie McCrossen), at The Pearl Theatre, Peculiar Works, Ars Nova, Vital, Geva, and the NY and Philly Fringes. As dramaturg...

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Richard Medugno

Richard Medugno has written numerous plays, many of which have been produced and several published. A graduate of the UC Irvine's School of Fine Arts, Mr. Medugno's memoir Deaf Daughter, Hearing Father was published by Gallaudet University Press in 2005. His dra...

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Charles L. Mee

Charles L. Mee has written Big Love and True Love and First Love, bobrauschenbergamerica and Limonade tous les Jours, Orestes 2.0 and Trojan Women A Love Story, and Summertime and Wintertime among other plays. Among other awards, he is the recipient of the lif...

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Trey Melvin

Trey Melvin. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Trey Melvin attends Stivers High School for the Performing Arts. He maintains a 4.0 GPA and is also an actor, singer and poet. He has received many awards...the majority of them honoring his writing, acting, volunteer s...

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Kathleen A. Menino

Kathleen A. Menino holds a Masters Degree in Drama from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. As an actress she worked for many regional theatres including The Oak Creek Theatre Company, The Public Theatre of Maine and The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble of NYC. She...

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Carly Mensch

Carly Mensch. Carly Mensch's play All Hail Hurricane Gordo was produced as part of the 2008 Humana Festival of New Plays in a co-production with the Cleveland Play House. Her play Len, Asleep in Vinyl premiered at Second Stage Theatre/Uptown Series this summ...

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Cynthia Mercati

Cynthia Mercati has had a play produced in every state in the USA, Australia, Canada, and Holland. Her plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., Baker's of Boston, Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing, and Pioneer Drama.

She was commissioned to write an or...

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Elizabeth Meriwether

Elizabeth Meriwether's play The Mistakes Madeline Made was originally produced by Naked Angels Theater, and was subsequently produced at Yale Rep and published by Dramatists Play Service. Her other plays include Heddatron, an adaptation of Hedda Gabler featuring live...

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Penny Metropulos

Penny Metropulos has directed productions for regional theatres throughout the country including The Arena Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Denver Center Theatre Company, The Guthrie Theatre, and Syracuse Stage, among others. At the Oregon Shakespeare Fe...

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Molly Smith Metzler

Molly Smith Metzler grew up in Kingston, New York. Her plays -- including Elemeno Pea, Close Up Space, Carve, and Training Wisteria -- have been produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), South Coast Repertory, SPF, Cherry La...

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Raven Metzner

Raven Metzner is a feature screenwriter, television writer, producer and show-runner with over 12 years of experience. Mr. Metzner has co-written over 10 feature screenplays including Elektra and Deathok for Marvel Comics Pictures, an adaptation of Don Winslow...

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Alex Miceli

Alex Miceli was a finalist in the 2004 Arizona Thespian Conference Playworks Competition with her ten minute play, The Insanity of Being Sane. Her play, The Two Halves of Andrew's Brain, was a finalist in the 2005 International Thespian Society Playworks com...

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Ross Mihalko

Ross Mihalko is a Creative Giant. He's a playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, author, and illustrator all rolled into one boyishly-enthusiastic package. His path happily crossed with Donna Swift in 2002, and the dynamic duo has been writing hilarious and heart...

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Joshua Mikel

Joshua Mikel, from Conyers, Georgia, is a graduate of Florida State University's Theater and Creative Writing programs. His plays include The Monster Hunters (Playscripts Inc.), Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island (Playscripts Inc.) PIRATES! Theodore Thud and...

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Winter Miller

Winter Miller's plays include, currently: Paternity is part of the Cherry Lane Mentor Project's 2009-2010 season mentored by playwright Craig Lucas.The play is slated for a showcase production in May 2010 directed by Mr. Lucas. Ms. Miller is developing the mus...

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Susan Miller

Susan Miller is the recipient of two OBIE awards and a Guggenheim Fellowship in playwriting. Her play, A Map Of Doubt And Rescue, won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the Pinter Prize for Drama. It was done in workshop by New York Stage and Film at Vassa...

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Bruce Miller

Bruce Miller is a professor and Director of Acting Programs at the University of Miami where he teaches acting and script analysis. He is the author of The Scene Study Book, Acting Solo, and Actor's Alchemy as well as Head-first Acting and The Actor as Storyt...

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J.R. Mimbs

J.R. Mimbs got his start in theater as a teenager by performing, writing, and eventually producing and directing for various puppet and drama ministries in Georgia. He graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University with a B.A. in Theatre Education. Currently, ...

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Will Mitchell

Will Mitchell is a husband and father living in the heart of the heartland outside Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated with a Masters in Theater from Regent University in 1994. He moved back to Nebraska right after where he does intermittent local theater in between...

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Michael Mitnick

Michael Mitnick's theatre credits include Sex Lives of Our Parents (world premiere 2ndStage Uptown), Fly By Night (Playwrights Horizons 2014; Dallas Theater Center; TheatreWorks), Ed, Downloaded (world premiere Denver Center Theatre Company), Spacebar: A Broadwa...

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Gabriella Miyares

Gabriella Miyares wrote her first plays in Jacksonville, Florida, for Stanton College Preparatory School's annual Night of Student One-Acts. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and moved to New York City, where she attended Shillingt...

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Anna Moench

Anna Moench's full length plays include Hunger, In Quietness (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Great Eastern, and The Pillow Book (59E59). Other productions of Ms. Moench's work have been seen at the Old Vic, The Flea, Dance Theater Workshop, Dixon Place, The Krai...

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Ed Monk

Ed Monk teaches theatre at Chantilly High School in Chantilly, Virginia. He is also an alumnus of Chantilly, where he studied theatre under Elaine Wilson. He is the author of eighteen plays that have been published by Playscripts, Inc. He has been marrie...

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Jerry R. Montoya

Jerry R. Montoya is currently the Associate Producer of the B Street Theatre in Sacramento, California. He has worked as a director, writer, actor, designer and stage manager in professional theater for the past seventeen years. Mr. Montoya's adaptations of Treas...

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Patricia Montley

Patricia Montley has had fourteen plays published, either separately or in anthologies or textbooks (Samuel French, Meriwether, Heinemann, Applause, Dramatic Publishing, Prentice-Hall, ICWP, Dramatics magazine, and Playscripts, Inc.). She has had over 150 product...

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Gay Monteverde

Gay Monteverde is the author of two plays, an unpublished novel, a dozen short stories, and some juvenile poetry. The play Harriet Tubman: An American Moses was a finalist for the American Alliance of Theater and Education's Award for New Works. Her other play,...

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Bonnie J. Monte

Bonnie J. Monte has been the Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey since 1990, and during her tenure, has led the company into a new era, garnering national recognition for her highly successful revitalization of the institution. Her leader...

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Timothy Mooney

Timothy Mooney, author of the new acting textbook Acting at the Speed of Life, as well as The Big Book of Moliere Monologues, has given over a hundred thousand students their first introduction to Moliere through his one-man play, Moliere Than Thou. He also pre...

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Allison Moore

Allison Moore is a displaced Texan living in Minneapolis, where she is a Core Member of The Playwrights' Center. Her plays include Hazard County, Eighteen, Urgent Fury, The Strange Misadventures of Patty, CowTown, and American Klepto. Her work has been develop...

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Charles Morey

Charles Morey is the author of Figaro, adapted from Beaurmarchais' Le Mariage de Figaro, commissioned and produced Off-Broadway by the Pearl Theatre Company where it was named a New York Times "Critic's Pick." He has written stage adaptations of the classic...

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Itamar Moses

Itamar Moses is the author of the full-length plays Outrage, Bach At Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets, Back Back Back, and Completeness, and various short plays and one-acts. He is presently adapting Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress Of Soli...

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Gregory S. Moss

Gregory S. Moss is a writer and performer from Newburyport, Massachusetts. His plays includeThe Destroyed Room, Good and Services, The Uses of Enchantment and punkplay. His work has been developed with and produced nationally and internationally by La Comedie Fr...

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Megan Mostyn-Brown

Megan Mostyn-Brown. Plays include: Girl, The Secret Lives of Losers, Going After Alice, Lizards, Objects Are Closer Than They Appear, The Bends, Nora Gets a Boyfriend, Nancy Blue: Girl Detective and The Rest of Your Life. Productions: The Guthrie Theater, The Cherr...

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Steve Moulds

Steve Moulds is a writer living in Louisville, Kentucky. Productions of his plays include an adaptation of Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author for The Hypocrites (Chicago), which received a Jeff nomination for Best New Adaptation and is publish...

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Geff Moyer

Geff Moyer is a retired theater instructor and director. He has taught at both public and private middle and high schools in the Kansas City area, and directed at several theaters in the area. He resides in Olathe, Kansas with his wife Cathy Smith. They hav...

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Brighde Mullins

Brighde Mullins has had plays produced in London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. They include: Pathological Venus, Increase, Topographical Eden, Meatless Friday, Baby Hades, and many others. Her book of poems is called Water Stories. Awards include a W...

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Carlos Murillo

Carlos Murillo is a playwright, director, and educator.

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Gerald Murphy

Gerald Murphy is a high school English teacher, a playwright, composer, songwriter, singer, banjo, guitar and mandolin player, and very poor actor who has the worst memory for lines in the galaxy. He has had more than thirty plays and musicals published and ha...

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Steve Murray

Steve Murray's nationally produced plays include This Passion Thing, Hungry to Bed, Cupid's Bones, Body Politic, Lost, Rogue, Rescue & Recovery, The Algae Eaters, and Manna.

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Erin Murtaugh

Erin Murtaugh was born and raised in New York City, and is currently working towards her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She has been a member of Youngblood since October 2000.

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Julie Marie Myatt

Julie Marie Myatt has had plays produced in New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Louisville. Zealot and The Joy of Having a Body were commissioned by the Guthrie Theater, premiered at Guthrie Lab, and are published by Playscripts, Inc. The Magic Theatre in San ...

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Robert Myers

Robert Myers (www.robert-myers.com) is the author of more than a dozen stage plays, many of which deal with history and politics. His works include Atwater: Fixin' to Die, about George H. W. Bush's principal political advisor, Lee Atwater; The Lynching of Leo...

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Sarah Myers

Sarah Myers is a winner of the 2005 National Waldo M. and Grace C. Bonderman Playwriting Award for The Realm, which was featured at Indiana Repertory Theatre and produced during the Cohen New Works Festival in 2005. As a playwright and performer, Ms. Myers' ...

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Janine Nabers

Janine Nabers is a 2012 New York Theatre Workshop playwriting fellow. Her plays include: Welcome to Jesus, Serial.Black.Face, Annie Bosh is Missing, A Swell in the Ground, West of the Willow Tree, Juniper, Jubilee and book to the musical A Beautiful Something ...

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Gael Natal

Gael Natal is a high school drama teacher and has been directing plays with teenagers for eleven years. Her love for the theater is only matched by her love for writing. She hopes this play is the first of many to be published. She resides with her husband,...

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Geoffrey Nauffts

Geoffrey Nauffts has worked as an actor both on and off Broadway, regionally and extensively in film and television. He's directed short plays by Kenneth Lonergan, Frank Pugliese, David Marshall Grant, Theresa Rebeck and Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as the criticall...

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Lila Louise Nawrocki

Lila Louise Nawrocki (Will) graduated from Emerson College, where she was a double major in Theater Studies and Media Production: Film. Much to the surprise of many an audience, Ms. Nawrocki was only fifteen when she wrote the first draft of Will. Since then she has ...

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Jack Neary

Jack Neary's plays have been produced all over the United States and in Canada. His romantic comedy First Night was presented at the Westside Theatre in New York after a long run at the Theatre Lobby in Boston. To Forgive, Divine, which debuted professional...

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Larry Nehring

Larry Nehring was a student at the National Theatre Institute and earned his BA and MSEd from the University of Rochester. He was Artistic Director of the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival for nine seasons and has worked at most theaters in Northeast Ohio as an a...

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Andrew Michael Neiman

Andrew Michael Neiman is a Chicago-based actor, playwright, screenwriter and educator. As an actor, Mr. Neiman has toured internationally with The American Shakespeare Center (formerly The Shenandoah Shakespeare Express); appeared in an off-off Broadway musical versio...

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Qui Nguyen

Qui Nguyen. Originally from Arkansas, Qui Nguyen is a Brooklyn-based writer, fight choreographer, and co-artistic director of the OBIE award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company. His scripts include Krunk Fu Battle Battle (East West Players); Bike Wreck ...

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William Nicoson

William Nicoson is the author of The Last Moralist, A Jester at the Stone Banquet, I'm Not Bill Clinton, Counsellor Adams, and a revisionist trilogy recounting the return of Greek heroes from the Trojan War: Return to Clytemnestra, Helen of Sparta, and Death at ...

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Bryce Norbitz

Bryce Norbitz dabbles in writing, producing and etcetera. She is the Executive Producer of UglyRhino Productions, and has produced their body of work including two micro-seasons and the TinyRhino monthly playwriting series. For the Brooklyn Lyceum, she has wri...

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Joe Norton

Joe Norton is the author of several plays, including Room, Coffee Box and Talking To Bicycles. He lives in New York City.

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Shawn Northrip

Shawn Northrip received a BA in Theatre Education from Catholic University of America and a MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from New York University. Plays include: Titus X (Page to Stage, Sept. 2002, CUA Workshop, Dec. 2002, 23rd Annual Washington New Play Fest...

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Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage is a playwright from Brooklyn. Her plays include Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Mud, River, Stone, Por 'Knockers, Poof! (Heideman Award), and Las Meninas, which premiered at San Jose Repertory in 2002. Her plays have been produced Off-Broadway and...

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Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien's plays include The Cherry Sisters Revisited (Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival), The House in Hydesville (Geva Theatre Center), The Voyage of the Carcass (Stage 13 / SoHo Playhouse; Page 73 Productions), The Dear Boy (Second Stage T...

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Richard O'Bryant

Richard O'Bryant began his writing career early with poems and short stories. Next came playwriting, with Shark in the Bathtub as the first of two collaborations with Carla Hosein. It was first performed in 1992 for Stanton College Preparatory School's inaugural ...

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Dean O'Carroll

Dean O'Carroll is a playwright and comedian who has had plays produced in more than 30 states, and Canada.

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Dean O'Donnell

Dean O'Donnell has had his plays produced in Boston, New York, Hollywood, and around the United States. Most recently, his one-act play Legwork was produced as part of The Boston Plays by Centastage Performance Group, and his play Nobody Knows You're a Dog was ...

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Kevin Kell O'Donnell

Kevin Kell O'Donnell has written three full-length plays -- Jab 'n' Jump Back, LandEscapers, and Penance -- as well as several short plays, poems, and short stories. Penance is currently being adapted into a screenplay. He grew up in the Boston area and now lives in...

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Mark O'Donnell

Mark O'Donnell received the 2003 Tony Award for Hairspray. His plays include That's It, Folks!; Fables for Friends; The Nice and the Nasty; Strangers on Earth; Vertigo Park; and the musical Tots in Tinseltown. He collaborated with Bill Irwin on an adaptation of...

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Robert O'Hara

Robert O'Hara received a 2006 Obie Award for his Direction of the World Premiere production of In the Continuum. He wrote and directed Insurrection: Holding History at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater. The piece received the Oppenheimer Award f...

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John O'Hara

John O'Hara is a Philadelphia-based actor and director. His plays include O Happy Dagger, S N A P, Renewal, Fantasy Rabbit Tour, Bad Reception, as well as over forty plays written during his tenure as resident playwright of Theatre Arts Center. His works hav...

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Stephen O'Rourke

Stephen O'Rourke. Stephen O'Rourke's collection of short comic plays, Peas and Carrots, was a critical success in the 2003 New York City Fringe Festival. He has taken part in several runs of theAtrainplays, writing a play for a random draw of actors in the time i...

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Kira Obolensky

Kira Obolensky's plays include Hate Mail, written with Bill Corbett; Lobster Alice (Jungle Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Stages Theater); and The Adventures of Herculina (Next Theater, Frank Theater). She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as ...

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Michael Ogborn

Michael Ogborn was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and currently makes his home in New York City. A graduate of DeSales University,he made his Off-Broadway debut in 1993 with the critically acclaimed musical revue Box Office of the Damned, featur...

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Leah Okimoto

Leah Okimoto has written three musicals with bookwriter/lyricist/actor Sean Grennan. Married Alive!, A Dog's Life, and Another Night Before Christmas have each premiered at the American Heartland Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri and have since been produced i...

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Daniel Okrent

Daniel Okrent has been editor-in-chief of a leading publishing house (Harcourt Brace); managing editor of a major magazine (Life); author of both a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history (Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center) and a national bests...

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John Olbert

John Olbert is the writer of over 30 original plays, 200 murder mysteries, and is the historical advisor for numerous film and television projects. He is the writer, composer, and producer of the European video release of Little Beasts, a two-volume children...

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John Olive

John Olive is a widely produced and award-winning playwright, the author of Minnesota Moon, Standing On My Knees, The Voice of the Prairie, Careless Love, Killers, The Summer Moon, Evelyn and the Polka King, God Fire, Into the Moonlight Valley, and many oth...

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Scott Organ

Scott Organ's play Phoenix had its world premiere at the 2010 Humana Festival of New American Plays and its New York premiere at The Barrow Group. As a playwright, Scott's work has been commissioned by the Atlantic Theater Company, developed by The New Group...

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Dominic Orlando

Dominic Orlando is a co-creator of Fissures (lost & found) which will be presented at The 2010 Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville. Mr. Orlando is a two-time Jerome and McKnight Fellow through The Playwrights Center where he is currently a Core W...

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Rich Orloff

Rich Orloff is the author of a dozen award-winning full-length comedies, three comic revues, oodles of short plays (60 of which have been published by Playscripts, Inc. in eight collections), and the documentary-style play Vietnam 101: The War on Campus, whi...

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Sally Oswald

Sally Oswald is a playwright and editor. She is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship from the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, a Thurber House Playwriting Fellowship, and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, The Millay Colony for the Arts, the Dramatists...

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Jamie Pachino

Jamie Pachino is an award winning playwright, screenwriter and television writer. Her plays have been produced in four countries, commissioned, published and honored multiple times, and her television work has aired across the world.

Ms. Pachino's plays h...

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Marshall Pailet

Marshall Pailet. As Composer/Co-Writer: Triassic Parq (Off Broadway, Soho Playhouse; Chance Theater, Ovation Award - Best Musical; Best Musical NY Fringe); Untitled Dreamworks Theatricals Project (In Development with Dreamworks Theatricals); Who's Your Baghdaddy...

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Tanya Palmer

Tanya Palmer is a playwright and dramaturg. Her plays, which include Body Talk, Fatherland, Barbra Live at Canyon Ranch, Spring and Trash, have been workshopped and/or produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Hangar Theatre, Solar Stage and the Montreal ...

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A. Rey Pamatmat

A. Rey Pamatmat's new play after all the terrible things I do will have its world premiere at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater in September 2014. Mr. Pamatmat was the '12/'13 Hodder Fellow in Playwriting and the '11/'12 PoNY Fellow. His play Edith Can Shoot Thing...

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Ronald Gabriel Paolillo

Ronald Gabriel Paolillo. A true example of the modern Renaissance man, Ron Paolillo enjoyed success not only as a playwright, but also as an actor, director, artist, illustrator, and teacher.

He achieved international fame playing the loveable Arnold Horshack on the ...

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Peter Papadopoulos

Peter Papadopoulos. The plays of Peter Papadopoulos have been produced and published in the United States, Australia, and China. The works are part of a movement known as "Mojo Theatre," which blends strong socio-political themes, expressionism, absurdism, and epic...

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Sophocles Papavasilopoulos

Sophocles Papavasilopoulos has written music for a variety of venues and media including theater, opera, film, video, dance, video games, and the concert stage. His concert music has been presented by ensembles such as Alarm Will Sound, International Contemporary Ensemble,...

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Nicholas C. Pappas

Nicholas C. Pappas' play, The Ballad of 423 and 424, was the recipient of the 2012 Heideman Award as well as a finalist for the National Partners - American Theatre (NAPAT) award in playwriting and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Ten-M...

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Pippin Parker

Pippin Parker is a founding member and former Artistic Director of Naked Angels and was Co-Artistic Director of the Democracy Issues Project.

As a writer, his plays include Anesthesia, Assisted Living, and an assortment of one acts, which have been produced...

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Robert Ross Parker

Robert Ross Parker is a Brooklyn-based theatre artist. He is the co-artistic director of the Obie award-winning Vampire Cowboys with Qui Nguyen (Nguyen, he, and the company were listed among NYtheatre.com's 2004 people of the year.) For Vampire Cowboys he has co-a...

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Jeanette Patterson

Jeanette Patterson is a graduate student with varying interests in theater and writing. Her plays include The Invalid, featured at the ITAP theatre festival in Indianapolis, and the comedy The Horrible, Awful Tragedy of Enrico, published by Playscripts, Inc. During...

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Ryan Pavelchik

Ryan Pavelchik has published fiction, poetry and plays in Mused, Rant, Spectrum, The Catalyst, and Ploughshares. His photography has appeared in Mused and American Theatre magazine. His play Al Jolsen's Nursery was produced at the Studio Theatre at UCSB. A Wake...

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Arthur Melville Pearson

Arthur Melville Pearson has received several honors for his stage plays and screenplays. Most recently, his screenplay Michael's Menagerie was one of 10 finalists in the Illinois/Chicago Screenwriting Competition. In 1999, he was awarded an Illinois Arts Council fellow...

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Anthony P. Pennino

Anthony P. Pennino received a 2005 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. In 2008, he served as visiting professor in drama and literature at Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey as part of the Fulbright Scholars Program. He has written the f...

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Susan Pennington

Susan Pennington teaches English and creative writing at a private girls high school. She runs youth drama and middle school improv camps. She also writes plays for drama camps and for a variety of high school-related theater activities.

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Charlie Peters

Charlie Peters was a Schubert Fellow in Playwriting at Carnegie-Mellon University. He has had plays produced at La Mama E.T.C., Playwright's Horizons, The Actor's Theater of Louisville, Primary Stages and the Edinburgh Festival, among other places. His movie cr...

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Amanda Petefish-Schrag

Amanda Petefish-Schrag is a director and Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwest Missouri State University where she teaches courses in acting and theater history. Ms. Petefish-Schrag has also worked professionally as a director, puppeteer, actor and, most recently...

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Kathryn Petersen

Kathryn Petersen is a playwright, actress and teacher residing near Philadelphia. A member of the Dramatist's Guild, she's had eleven plays produced professionally, including four Pantos penned in collaboration with composer/lyricist Michael Ogborn: Treasure Isla...

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Tuan Phan

Tuan Phan is currently working at Carney, Sandoe & Associates, a teacher recruitment firm in Boston. He graduated from Cornell University some years ago, where he worked extensively with the Asian American Playhouse as a writer, director, and occasionally ...

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Linda Piccolo

Linda Piccolo has a BFA in Theatre and a MA in English and has taught high school English and Drama for 24 years. She has directed high school, college, and community theatre. In 1997 her theatre program was chosen to represent the US at the Fringe Festival in...

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PK Pickens

PK Pickens is a composer, sound designer, and actor based in New York City. His first musical (book by KJ Sanchez) Life in the Middle, is based on interviews with real middle school students from across the country. Mr. Pickens is a featured artist of Ameri...

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Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty novels, including #1 New York Times best sellers The Storyteller, Lone Wolf, Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle with Care, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister's Keeper. She is also executive producer of the Trumbull Hall Troup...

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John Pielmeier

John Pielmeier. Selected Plays: Agnes of God (Broadway); The Boys of Winter (Broadway); Sleight of Hand (Broadway); Voices in the Dark (Edgar Award, Broadway); Slow Dance With a Hot Pickup (musical with Matty Selman, winner of New Hampshire Theatre Award, Best ...

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Brooke Pierce

Brooke Pierce graduated in 2002 from New York University, where she double majored in Dramatic Writing and Religious Studies and served as Theatre Editor of the NYU paper. She has written for TheaterMania.com, New England Entertainment Digest, Stage Directions...

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Stefine K. Pitzer

Stefine K. Pitzer is a freelance writer and Spanish translator. Several of her short stories have been published in magazines such as Beyond Centauri, The Storyteller, and The Griffin, among others. She lives with her husband and small daughter in New Castle, Dela...

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Jason Pizzarello

Jason Pizzarello. Select plays include After People Like You (Blue Riders at Classic Stage Company), Half Right (Fordham Alumni Company), All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Being a Zombie (Irondale Ensemble), When I Had Three Sisters (Soho Rep Writer/Direct...

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Maria Pizzarello

Maria Pizzarello is an actress and teaching artist in New York City. Favorite Shakespearean acting experiences have been performing Viola in Twelfth Night and Phoebe in As You Like It. Both productions were part of New York's Shakespeare in the Park-ing Lot. As a...

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Dennis Poore

Dennis Poore is the composer of everything from European dance hits like "Strange Desire" and "Young Men" to the Julie Brown cult favorites "Cause I'm A Blond" and "Brand New Girl" from the film Earth Girls Are Easy. He was also nominated for a Clio for his C...

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Max Posner

Max Posner's plays include The Thing About Air Travel, The Famished, Snore, Gun Logistics, and Judy. They have been developed at Playwrights Horizons, Soho Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Page 73, Clubbed Thumb, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Manhattan T...

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Craig Pospisil

Craig Pospisil is the author of Months on End, Somewhere in Between, Life is Short, and the collection Choosing Sides, published by Dramatists Play Service. Months on End received its world premiere at the Purple Rose Theatre Company, and has since had dozens o...

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Keith J. Powell

Keith J. Powell was born in Kentucky but claims to be from Ohio. His writing has appeared in Dramatics magazine, Playscripts, Inc., Able Muse, Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing, and elsewhere. He was a winner of The Blank Theater's Young Playwrights Fest...

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Ken Preuss

Ken Preuss is a Central Florida-based writer and teacher. His one-act comedies for high school and middle school include The Real Me, Juliet's Ghost, Campsite Chaos, Shuffling, A Moving Experience, Alienated, Spy TV, and Wishful Thinking. He is also the co-...

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Eric Price

Eric Price is a lyricist, librettist, and director. His musical Hello Out There (music by Frank Terry) has been developed and/or produced at Goodspeed Musicals, Playwrights Horizons, Adirondack Theatre Festival, and the Village Theatre. With composer Will R...

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Robert Pridham

Robert Pridham is a writer, teacher and director. He was the founding artistic director of the acclaimed professional theater company Stageworks/Summit, and has served as the head of Kent Place School's award-winning theater program for the past 33 years. His p...

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Frank Pugliese

Frank Pugliese. Some of Frank Pugliese's credits for the stage include: Kaos (New York Theatre Workshop); Aven'U Boys (Off-B'way, Obie Award); The King of Connecticut, The Talk, The Alarm (all with Naked Angels); Hope is the Thing with Feathers, Late Night -- E...

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Jessica Puller

Jessica Puller graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University in 2007. She received a Bachelor of Science in Theatre from the School of Communication with a concentration in playwriting and acting. Additionally, she earned a minor in Classical Studies f...

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Sarah Quick

Sarah Quick is a popular British/Canadian playwright whose plays have been performed to critical acclaim across North America, Ireland, the UK and Australia.

Originally from Manchester, England she now resides in Bobcaygeon, Canada where she is the Artistic...

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Nicole Quinn

Nicole Quinn has written for HBO, Showtime, and network television. Her feature film Racing Daylight stars Academy Award winner Melissa Leo and Academy Award nominee David Strathairn, in a love story that crosses time. Her short plays have been produced in th...

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Margaret Raether

Margaret Raether first encountered P. G. Wodehouse in the form of a battered secondhand paperback of The Code of the Woosters when she was in college. This, as Bogart once famously observed, was "the beginning of a beautiful friendship." A founding member of Arti...

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Marco Ramirez

Marco Ramirez has had plays produced at The Kennedy Center, The Juilliard School, The Arsht Center, and Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New American Plays (where he's twice received the Heideman Award). TV writing credits include FX's "Sons o...

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Lisa Rand

Lisa Rand was selected as a finalist for the 2001 International Thespian Festival Playworks program and the 2002 Blank Theatre Company Young Playwrights Festival, both with her first play, Reservations. She was also a finalist in the First Annual Barnard S...

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Jonathan Rand

Jonathan Rand is one of the most popular living playwrights, his plays having been performed over 15,000 times in all 50 states and in 52 countries.

According to an independent annual survey, Mr. Rand's plays are among the most produced in American high sch...

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Doug Rand

Doug Rand is an entrepreneur, playwright, and public policy advisor. He currently serves as Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Prior to working at the White House, Doug served as co-founder...

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Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp is an award-winning novelist, playwright, director, and filmmaker. He attended Clarke College in Dubuque, IA, and Juilliard's Playwriting Program. He lives in New York City.

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Wayne S. Rawley

Wayne S. Rawley is a playwright, director and actor. He is the creator and writer of Money & Run: An Action Adventure Serial for the Stage. To date, over 20 individual productions have appeared in Seattle, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area.

Other full-length play...

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James Rayfield

James Rayfield has been a theater teacher for almost thirty years. He has published several plays for high school theater including The Five Pound Sack and Help Wanted. He has an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin and studied acting with Viola Spolin in...

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Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeck is a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. Past New York productions of her work include Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water's Edge, Loose Knit, The Family o...

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Ginny Redington

Ginny Redington and Tom Dawes come from successful careers in the music business as singers, songwriters, musicians, arrangers and producers. Ms. Redington wrote songs for artists such as Sarah Vaughan, Eddy Arnold and Gladys Knight, as well as performing her ow...

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Rita Reis

Rita Reis Originally from Luxembourg and Portugal, Rita Reis has also lived in Belgium and the in United States. She acts in multiple languages, and has collaborated in the development of several new theatre creations. In Europe and in Pittsburgh, Ms. Reis...

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Daniel Reitz

Daniel Reitz is a playwright and screenwriter living in New York City. His plays have been developed and produced at theatres including the Mark Taper Forum, Manhattan Class Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Naked Angels, New York Stage and Film, Playwrights ...

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Elizabeth Scales Rheinfrank

Elizabeth Scales Rheinfrank. A graduate of the M.F.A. Playwriting Program at Columbia University, Elizabeth Scales Rheinfrank has had plays produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Women's Project & Productions, Chashama, Inc., the Culture Project, the Drilling Company, the...

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Neal Richardson

Neal Richardson is a magna cum laude graduate of Belmont University and holds a Master's of Music degree (piano and music theory) from Baylor University with doctoral studies in piano and music theory at University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music. ...

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Len Richmond

Len Richmond. An American from Santa Monica, California, Len Richmond created and co-wrote one of the most popular comedy series on British Television. Agony, about an advice columnist whose life is in disarray, has been broadcast in 26 countries (including t...

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Kevin Rich

Kevin Rich is Artistic Director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival and works professionally as an actor, director and playwright. His series of Shakespeare abridgments, The Billy Shakespeare Project, have been performed by students at University of Wisco...

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James Rickard

James Rickard is a playwright, artist, author, and teacher. He grew up near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Being noted as gifted in art, he took private art lessons and all available art classes in school. It wa...

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David Riedy

David Riedy. David Riedy's plays have been seen all over New York City, most recently at The Neighborhood Playhouse in theAtrainplays and The Staten Island Ferry Plays, of which he is Head Writer. As a founding member of The Lexington Group, Mr. Riedy direct...

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Mark Rigney

Mark Rigney is the author of Deaf Side Story: Deaf Sharks, Hearing Jets and a Classic American Musical (Gallaudet University Press). His short fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appears in venues such as Witness, The Long Story, Black Gate, ...

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Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera is the Obie Award winning author of Marisol, Cloud Tectonics, References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, and Boleros for the Disenchanted, among many others. His screenplay for The Motorcycle Diaries received an Academy Award nomination for Best Ad...

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Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts wrote his first play while at the University of South Carolina, pursuing an MA in Theatre. He earned an MFA in playwriting from Southern Illinois University. His play The Lizzie Borden Show: A Speculation has been performed at Georgia Repertory T...

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Bill Robens

Bill Robens has authored several hit shows, including The Poseidon Adventure: the Musical (co-written with Genemichael Barrera and featured in the Fox Movie Channel documentary Cult Culture: the Poseidon Adventure), the comedy variety show, A Fish Without Hi...

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Drue Robinson

Drue Robinson (a.k.a. Drue Robinson Hagan), graduated with an MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in New York City, where she was awarded a Shubert Foundation Presidential Grant. In 1989, Ms. Robinson graduated magna cum laude from Western Washin...

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Emilio Rodriguez

Emilio Rodriguez is a playwright, actor, and director from Southern California. After graduating from U.C. Irvine with a B.A. in Drama, Mr. Rodriguez studied playwriting at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California. He currently resides in Detroit, Michiga...

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J.T. Rogers

J.T. Rogers is the author of The Overwhelming, Madagascar, White People, and Murmuring in a Dead Tongue. His works have been produced in London by the National Theatre; the Tricycle Theatre, where he was one of the 2010 Oliver Award-nominated writers of The ...

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Mac Rogers

Mac Rogers is a playwright and performer who lives in Brooklyn with his fiance Sandy. Playscripts, Inc. previously published his play The Second String. His play Universal Robots was anthologized in the New York Theatre Experience's "Plays and Playwrights 2...

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Elaine Romero

Elaine Romero. An award-winning playwright, Elaine Romero has had her plays Barrio Hollywood, Secret Things, Curanderas! Serpents of the Clouds, The Fat-Free Chicana and the Snow Cap Queen, and Day of Our Dead presented at such theatres as Actors Theatre of Lo...

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Greg Romero

Greg Romero is a playwright/theater artist, originally from Louisiana. Currently based in Philadelphia, his full-length plays include The Most Beautiful Lullaby You've Ever Heard, The Milky Way Cabaret, Dandelion Momma, American Potlatch Roadtrip: The Travel...

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Annika Rosenvinge

Annika Rosenvinge hails from the west coast of America. She enjoys poetry more than most other things and is currently pursuing her education in Texas.

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Roger Rosenblatt

Roger Rosenblatt. Roger Rosenblatt's pieces in Time Magazine have won two George Polk Awards, awards from the Overseas Press Club, the American Bar Association, and others. His television essays for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS have won the Peabody and the...

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Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld was born and raised in NYC. His newest play Handball will be produced in New York next season. His most recent play, Everything's Turning Into Beautiful, opened July, 2006 at The New Group. It starred Daphne Rubin-Vega and Malik Yoba.

Mr. Rose...

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Sharyn Rothstein

Sharyn Rothstein's full-length and one-act plays have been produced and workshopped in New York and around the country by companies such as The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Bay Area Playwright's Foundation, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, New Georges, 3Graces Thea...

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Steve A. Rowell

Steve A. Rowell is the author of thirteen plays. Tiny Tim: A Christmas Carol Revisited was produced by the Nevada Shakespeare Festival as a fundraiser for families in need after the Sept. 11 attacks. Negatives, a one-act, was featured at Bailiwick's Directors F...

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Seth Rozin

Seth Rozin is the author of several plays, including Men of Stone (produced by Theater Catalyst, nominated for a Barrymore Award for Outstanding New Play), Missing Link (produced by InterAct Theatre Company, nominated for a Barrymore Award for Outstanding N...

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Sarah Ruhl

Sarah Ruhl's plays include Stage Kiss (Goodman Theatre, Playwrights Horizons), In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, subsequently at Victory Gardens), T...

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David Rush

David Rush has had productions of his plays at such theaters as Stage Left, Mark Taper Forum, Geva Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, and others. His plays have won and/or placed in national contests and received a variety of awards, including Chicago Jeff's ...

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Leah Ryan

Leah Ryan is a graduate of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop and the Juilliard Playwrights program. Her other plays include Raised by Lesbians; The Wire; Bleach; Chopper; and Hello, Meatman. Her work has appeared in the anthologies Through the Kitchen Window, ...

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Kate Moira Ryan

Kate Moira Ryan. Recent Projects: The Judy Show written with and for Judy Gold is currently playing at the Daryl Roth Theater off-Broadway. She was recently part of Atlantic Theater's 10x25 series and Theater Breaking Through Boundaries Sum of Our Parts. Her pla...

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Tammy Ryan

Tammy Ryan's plays have been produced across the country and regionally in Pittsburgh where she is based. She has had residencies at the Sewanee Writer's Conference, the Bonderman Symposium and the New Harmony Project where her play Lost Boy Found in Whole ...

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Sophi Sagall Hopkins

Sophi Sagall Hopkins has been teaching, doing theatre and writing for many years in New England, Washington and Texas. She loves creating theatre with and for kids that allows for personal exploration and growth. She is currently working as a teaching artist in Austi...

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Jennifer Sale

Jennifer Sale began writing plays at Poudre High School in her hometown of Fort Collins, Colorado. She then moved eastward to study journalism and poetry at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where Profs. Mary Kinzie, Brian Bouldrey, and Averil Cur...

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KJ Sanchez

KJ Sanchez is the founder and CEO of American Records, a theater company devoted to making plays that chronicle our time (www.amrec.us) As a playwright, Ms. Sanchez has been produced at Asolo Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Two River Theater, CENTERSTAGE...

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R. N. Sandberg

R. N. Sandberg's plays have been seen in Australia, Canada, England, Japan, Panama, and South Korea as well as U.S. theaters such as the Barter, Dallas Children's Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Intiman, La Mama, Providence Black Rep, Stage One: Louisville...

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Tanya Saracho

Tanya Saracho is a native of Sinaloa, Mexico. Named "Best New Playwright" by Chicago magazine, she is a new Ensemble Member at Victory Gardens Theater, a resident playwright emerita at Chicago Dramatists, a Goodman Theatre Fellow at the Ellen Stone Belic Insti...

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Sam Saturday

Sam Saturday is the award-winning author of such plays as Piggly Wiggly's Day At The Farm and Po 10 tia L. Mr. Saturday spent nearly ten years working as an independent cartoonist, writing, drawing and publishing comic books, art and poetry through his imprin...

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Rebecca Saunders

Rebecca Saunders is the founder and president of FireDog Theatre, Inc., a non-profit company dedicated to the performance of new work by Boston-area playwights. She has performed her one-woman memory play, Poor Daddy, in several venues in the Boston area, beginni...

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Nicholas Saunders

Nicholas Saunders had a distinguished career as a stage and television actor, and a parallel career at Voice of America, where he began in 1947 as a Russian-Language announcer, and at Radio Liberty, where he rose to be the Production and Presentation Manager of th...

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Tim Sawicki

Tim Sawicki is a playwright and student residing in Burlington County, New Jersey -- just a hop over the river from Philadelphia, and a short covered-wagon trek from New York.

Mr. Sawicki's work has been most recently seen in the Berserker Residents' Anni...

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Matt Schatz

Matt Schatz won the 2012 Kleban Prize for Most Promising Musical Theatre Librettist for Love Trapezoid (workshop production with the Astoria Performing Arts Center, 2012). Also a playwright, lyricist, composer and screenwriter, Schatz's other works include t...

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Robert Schenkkan

Robert Schenkkan, Pulitzer Prize winner, Tony Award winner, and two-time Emmy nominee, was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina but grew up in Austin, Texas. As a Plan II Honors student he received a B.A. in Drama from the University of Texas at Austin (Most Disti...

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Laura Schellhardt

Laura Schellhardt's plays have been produced in New York, Seattle, Chicago, Washington DC, Providence, Minneapolis, Orlando, Sarasota, San Francisco, Los Angeles, North Carolina, Pasadena, Palo Alto, and Provincetown, Massachusetts. Original works include Air Guit...

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Rebecca Schlossberg

Rebecca Schlossberg. Hailing from New Jersey, Ms. Schlossberg's plays include: Guidance, Cal & Grey, Hands, Punches 3boys, Just Like I Wanted, The Secrets of Aiden Brooks, Merrily3, The Marvels and Wonders of 1001 Nights (adaptation), and Where Did the Bees Go. S...

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Phillip Egan Schmiedl

Phillip Egan Schmiedl is a recent graduate of the Actors Studio MFA program at the New School for Social Research. He was a 1999 finalist for the Princess Grace Award. His play Roadsmoke was part of the Vital Theatre's New Works Festival in October 2000. He is a worki...

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Kyle John Schmidt

Kyle John Schmidt. His short plays include The Last Hat (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Heideman Award), Sword Play (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Fernando and the Killer Queen (Theatre Masters), and St. Matilde's Malady (Frontera Short Fringe, Best of Fest). He ...

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Ben Schrag

Ben Schrag has taught both second and fourth grades, as well as dabbling in songwriting and regional theater. Mr. Schrag currently stays at home with his two wonderful children.

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Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman is a playwright, novelist and journalist. Her plays include Carson McCullers (2002) and Manic Flight Reaction (2005), both produced at Playwrights Horizons, and the theatrical adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Enemies, A Love Story. She has w...

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Jenny Schwartz

Jenny Schwartz's play God's Ear was produced in New York by New Georges and The Vineyard Theatre. God's Ear has been produced nationally and internationally, from Lisbon, Portugal to Boise, Idaho to Sydney, Australia. Ms. Schwartz is the recipient of the Americ...

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Eric Peter Schwartz

Eric Peter Schwartz has been writing and performing in the Chicago area for the last 22 years. He cut his writing teeth in teen sketch comedy shows in the late eighties and early nineties. In 1995 he joined the sketch comedy group Gag Reflex Comedy Theater -- he too...

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Emily Schwend

Emily Schwend's plays include Carthage, South of Settling, Splinters, Route One Off, Take Me Back, and Behind the Motel. In 2012, her play South of Settling was produced in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's NEXT UP series. Her tenminute play, Halfway, was the w...

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Julien Schwab

Julien Schwab was born in New York and studied drama at Syracuse University. In addition to roger&tom, he is the author of the plays Nicotine and Beautiful Morning. His short piece Stats was featured as part of Myth America (Personal Space Theatrics) in New Yo...

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Jordan Seavey

Jordan Seavey is Co-Artistic Director of theatre company CollaborationTown (CTown), a member of the 2009 Emerging Writer's Group at The Public Theater, and a Usual Suspect at the New York Theatre Workshop. His plays include Listening For Our Murderer, Who's Af...

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Laura Sebastian

Laura Sebastian has always enjoyed all aspects of the theater world, but only discovered her love of playwriting during her senior year of high school when she signed up for a class on a whim. Some of the results of that class were Happily Ever After? and a Crit...

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Dominique Serrand

Dominique Serrand. Paris native Dominique Serrand was Artistic Director and one of the co-founders of Theatre de la Jeune Lune from 1978 to 2008. He studied at the National Circus School and the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Mr. Serrand has acted, conceived, direc...

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Edward Seymour

Edward Seymour. Edward Seymour's admiration for Goethe's 'Iphigenia' began at Oxford in the 1960s. He has been a translator at the European Parliament in Luxembourg since 1977, dividing his leisure time between music and the theatre.

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Janece Shaffer

Janece Shaffer is a nationally produced, award-winning playwright. Her newest play, The Geller Girls, will receive its world premiere in 2014 at the Alliance Theatre under the direction of Artistic Director Susan V. Booth. This will mark her fifth world premier...

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Laura Shamas

Laura Shamas was born in Oklahoma, and has lived in various places across the U.S., including Tulsa, Los Angeles, and Denver. She is a writer and cultural mythologist. As a playwright, Shamas has had twenty plays produced, nine published, and is included in f...

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Adriano Shaplin

Adriano Shaplin is a co-founder of the internationally acclaimed Riot Group and has served as the company's resident playwright since 1997. He is the author of numerous plays for the company including Pugilist Specialist (2003), Victory at the Dirt Palace (2002)...

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Jack Sharrar

Jack Sharrar is Director of Academic Affairs for the American Conservatory Theater, where he teaches in the M.F.A. program and received the Managing Director's Award for 2003. He has served as a theater panelist for the National Foundation for Advancement of ...

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Patrick Shaw

Patrick Shaw lives in Queens where he writes, acts, and dances. He has written a number of plays, including A Miracle Study, Land Escaping, Autobiography of a Sparrow, Unville Brazil (a musical), and, most recently, Operation Istanbul. His plays have been pro...

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Brendan Shea

Brendan Shea is an associate at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he does a number of things, including but not limited to playwriting. Recent works include: I Speak Therefore I Am, developed with John Tiffany (National Theatr...

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Nina Shengold

Nina Shengold won the Writers Guild Award for her teleplay Labor of Love, starring Marcia Gay Harden, and the ABC Playwright Award for Homesteaders. Her one-act plays have been produced throughout the U.S. and in Canada, Europe, Asia, and New Zealand; No Shoul...

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Chris Sheppard

Chris Sheppard received his degree in Fine Arts from the University of North Florida. Before embarking into playwriting, he was a columnist for a local paper, a prolific cartoonist, hot-line counselor, Catholic middle-school teacher, shirtless bartender, theatr...

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Julian Sheppard

Julian Sheppard. Julian Sheppard's play Buicks was produced by the Underwood Theater; the production received two Drama Desk nominations, including one for Outstanding Play. In 2007, Los Angeles was produced at the Flea Theater in New York. Other plays have been...

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Matthew Sheridan

Matthew Sheridan's plays and musicals have been presented by the Camino Real Playhouse (San Juan Capistrano, CA), National Alliance for Musical Theatre, Cardiff Musical Theatre Festival (Wales, UK), the Human Race Theatre Company (Dayton, OH), Opera on the Go, Th...

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Christopher Shinn

Christopher Shinn was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and lives in New York. His plays have been premiered by the Royal Court Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, the Vineyard Theatre, South Coast Rep, and Soho Theatre, and...

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Ed Shockley

Ed Shockley attended high school at the prestigious St. Paul's School, followed by Columbia University and MFA studies as a Future Faculty Fellow at Temple University. He is the author of more than fifty plays, which have enjoyed both commercial and critical...

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Michael Showalter

Michael Showalter has written for numerous television and film projects, including The State (MTV), Random Play (VH1), the film Wet Hot American Summer, and the upcoming film They Came Together (both with co-writer David Wain). He also performs with Stella, a live...

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Paul Siemens

Paul Siemens is the co-founder of The Immediate Theater Company, for which he has produced twelve plays in New York City. He has written three original plays, all having premiered in New York, and a short story, Haiku, which was published online at www.collec...

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Erica Silberman

Erica Silberman has written fifteen times for "theAtrainplays." Her plays have been produced or developed at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, Weird Sisters, Six Figures, First Light Productions, The Stonington Opera House, Playwrights Horizon...

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Jen Silverman

Jen Silverman was raised in Asia, Europe, and Scandinavia and the U.S. Her work has been produced Off-Broadway by the Playwrights Realm (Crane Story), Off-Off Broadway by Clubbed Thumb (Phoebe in Winter), regionally at Cleveland Public Theatre (Akarui), and co...

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Eric Simonson

Eric Simonson is a member of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, and has been writing and directing for theatre, film and television since 1988. His plays and adaptations, which include Bang the Drum Slowly and Work Song (with Jeff Hatcher), have been performed all...

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Samuel E. Simpson

Samuel E. Simpson is a graduate of Baylor University and the Iowa Writer's Workshop. For many years he taught in a small community college. Gods and the Commonwealth is his first stage play. He has recently completed a novel entitled The Charm of the Old Regime...

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Daniel Rover Singer

Daniel Rover Singer has been a theatrical impresario from the moment he looked up the word 'impresario' in the dictionary, founding his first company, General Amazement Theater in Santa Rosa, California, when he was just 18. Upon his return from studying "proper dra...

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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb is a San Francisco-based playwright whose works include boom (TCG's most-produced play 2009-10), T.I.C. (Trenchcoat In Common), Hunter Gatherers (2007 ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award, 2007 Will Glickman Prize), Colorado, and Multiplex. His work has...

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Samara Siskind

Samara Siskind is a Florida based playwright. Her full-length play Fell in Love with a Girl was critically acclaimed and nominated for a Carbonell Award as well as a South Florida Curtain Up Award for Best New Work. Ms. Siskind has penned several published chil...

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Al Sjoerdsma

Al Sjoerdsma is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he won a Hopwood Award for drama. He has been playwright-in-residence at the Canterbury Stage Company and the Performance Network, both of Ann Arbor, Michigan. His work has been presented in thea...

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Crystal Skillman

Crystal Skillman. Crystal's plays include: Vacation, presented at MCC Theatre as part of their Playlab series; In the Wild, winner of Perishable Theatre's 8th Annual International Women's Playwriting Festival; Tooth, produced by the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) ...

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Joe Slabe

Joe Slabe is a Calgary writer and composer who obtained his Masters Degree in musical theatre composition from the University of London. He collaborated with four of his classmates on the musical Austentatious. In addition, he wrote a musical adaptation of...

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Michael Slade

Michael Slade is a playwright, television writer and award-winning children's novelist. His plays and musicals have been produced in New York City at MCC, EST, the Lark, the Lambs, the Promenade, and the York Theatre among others, as well as in Los Angeles, va...

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Ken Slattery

Ken Slattery studied Drama & Sociology at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. He moved to the USA in 2000, and self-produced his play American Irish in 2005. He has been a member of the PlayGround Writers Pool since 2003, and won the PlayGround Fellowship in 2...

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Evan Smith

Evan Smith. Mr. Smith's play Psych was first produced by Playwrights Horizons (New York City), as was The Uneasy Chair. Other plays: Servicemen was produced by The New Group (New York City); Daughters of Genius was premiered by 1812 Productions (Philadelphi...

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Val Smith

Val Smith is the author of numerous plays that have been published and produced nationally. Her first full-length drama, The Gamblers, won the Playhouse on the Square's Mid-South Playwright's Competition, and was produced at American Stage Theatre in New J...

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Noah Smith

Noah Smith is a Massachusetts native who holds a BA in Drama from Vassar College and an MFA in Playwriting from Brandeis University. Mr. Smith has written numerous stage adaptations of stories for children, including Puss in Boots, Rapunzel, and Casey at th...

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Tom Smith

Tom Smith is currently a professor at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. His published plays include Drinking Habits, The Odyssey, Dangerous, Marguerita's Secret Diary, The Pathmaker, Gray, and 4 adaptations of Shakespeare plays. He is the recipien...

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Paul Slade Smith

Paul Slade Smith is a New York actor and writer. His play Unnecessary Farce premiered at the humble and fearless BoarsHead Theater in Lansing, Michigan in October of 2006, and by the end of 2013 will have seen its hundredth production. As an actor, Mr. Smith has ...

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Emily C. A. Snyder

Emily C. A. Snyder has been writing, performing and directing plays since she was eight. Fortunately, like her, theatre folk are always eight years old at heart. The author of numerous plays, as well as of the Twelve Kingdom novels (Niamh and the Hermit and Charmin...

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Marjorie Sokoloff

Marjorie Sokoloff is the head of the Camden County College Theatre Department in New Jersey. She is also the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Philadelphia Children's Theatre, a professional theatre company specializing in theatre for young audiences. She has di...

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Octavio Solis

Octavio Solis is a playwright and director living in San Francisco. His works Ghosts of the River, Quixote, Lydia, June in a Box, Lethe, Marfa Lights, Gibraltar, The Ballad of Pancho and Lucy, The Seven Visions of Encarnacion, Bethlehem, Dreamlandia, El Otro, ...

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Diana Son

Diana Son is the author of the plays Stop Kiss, Satellites, BOY, R.A.W. ('Cause I'm a Woman) and others. Stop Kiss and Satellites premiered at the Public Theater in NYC.

Stop Kiss won the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production and Ms. Son won th...

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Joseph Sorrentino

Joseph Sorrentino is a playwright and photographer. His full-length plays include Louis' Lottery, The Further Adventures of the Gavone Family, In Their Own Way, and Headin South. He has also written The Frankenharry Plays, a series of short plays produced at the P...

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Jeremy Soule

Jeremy Souleis a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is a writer, director, and actor, and has been a member of Youngblood since 1998. His play, Heartbreak of the Last Handwriting, was featured in Thicker Than Water 2000 at the Ense...

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Jon Spurney

Jon Spurney was co-musical director for the new musical Passing Strange, which opened on Broadway in February 2008. At Actors Theatre of Louisville: Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Regional Theatre: Passing Strange (Berkeley Repertory Theatre). Off-Broadway: Pass...

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Eric Stack

Eric Stack works as a banana harvester for the big banana tycoons of Puna, Hawai'i. This labor provides the oppressive atmosphere necessary to create plays of a jaundiced nature. Several of these plays have been produced at the local university to mixed rev...

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Robby Stamper

Robby Stamper is an award winning composer and alumni of the Tony award-winning BMI Musical Theater Workshop. He has written Miss Buttercup is Missing, The Tale of Ganesh The Elephant Prince, and The Frog Prince, Bugtown, Sunset Park and Moonlight (book and l...

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Robert Stanton

Robert Stanton. Broadway credits include A Free Man of Color, Mary Stuart, and The Coast of Utopia. Off-Broadway credits include Love's Labor's Lost, Cymbeline, Measure for Measure, Rum and Coke (The Public); Love Child (New World Stages, Primary Stages); Obie ...

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Jevetta Steele

Jevetta Steele wrote the autobiographical musical Two Queens One Castle, which premiered to critical acclaim at Mixed Blood Theater before being produced in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. She has appeared in numerous productions around the Twin Cities, including...

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Mark Stein

Mark Stein. Mark Stein's plays have been performed at Manhattan Theatre Club, Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Repertory, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and elsewhere. He wrote the screenplay for the film Housesitter, movies-of-the-week for CBS a...

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Marcus Steinour

Marcus Steinour. To date, Mr. Steinour has had sixteen one-act plays showcased in NYC. At Land's End won a Samuel French Short Play award and was subsequently published in 1997. His plays have been produced all over the United States and requested for production...

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Jane Steiner

Jane Steiner is the Theater Arts teacher and Drama Club adviser at Mt. Healthy High School, Ohio. For over three years, she has been writing scenes and monologues for her classes. Ms. Steiner wrote Prom Perfection to accommodate the needs of her students, who...

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Deborah Stein

Deborah Stein's plays have been produced/developed at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Women's Project & Productions, The Wilma Theater, The Playwrights' Center, Red Eye Theater, Live Girls Theater, Dance Theater Workshop and Project Artaud Theater;...

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Pamela Sterling

Pamela Sterling is an associate professor of Theatre at Arizona State University where she teaches courses in playwriting, acting, directing, Theatre for Youth and Theatre for Social Change. She has served as the Executive Director for the Muny/Student Theatre P...

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Victoria Stewart

Victoria Stewart. Before concentrating on her writing, Ms. Stewart was a professional stage manager, working with David Rabe, Anne Bogart and Peter Sellars, among others. She has received the Francesca Primus Award, the Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwright...

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James Still

James Still. James Still's award-winning plays have been produced throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. They include He Held Me Grand, Looking Over the President's Shoulder, Amber Waves, The Velocity of Gary, and And Then They Came For Me. He i...

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Chris Stiles

Chris Stiles teaches high school English and Drama in Concordia, Kansas. He directs the school plays, many of which he writes himself. Mr. Stiles lives next door to a mansion with his wife Melissae and three daughters, Audrey, Gwendolyn, and Madelyn.

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Nick Stoller

Nick Stoller attended Harvard University, where we wrote for the august humor machine known as The Harvard Lampoon. He is now a television writer in Los Angeles, and has written for such shows as MTV's Head Trip, the delayed Austin Powers Animated Series, Com...

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Andrea Stolowitz

Andrea Stolowitz is a graduate of the MFA playwriting program at the University of California San Diego. She has had her plays developed and presented at many venues including: The Cherry Lane Theater, The Old Globe Theater, The Ashland New Play Festival/Oregon S...

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Bernie Strand

Bernie Strand has published in several collegiate journals, earning kudos from the Rocky Mountain Press Association and Wyoming ARTCORE for her short stories and children's scripts. Ms. Strand's plays have been performed at Casper Children's Theatre, Spotlight...

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Kelly Stuart

Kelly Stuart is the author of Mayhem, produced at The Evidence Room in Los Angeles; Demonology, produced at the Padua Hills Playwrights Festival and at Playwrights Horizons; and The Life of Spiders, which earned her a Whiting Fellowship in 2000, and will be p...

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Melissa Stuppy

Melissa Stuppy began writing at a young age, and Love Is Awkward, written at age 17, is her first published work. Ms. Stuppy attends the University of Maryland at College Park, where she studies Marketing and Supply Chain Management and Creative Writing, and p...

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Lloyd Suh

Lloyd Suh is the author of American Hwangap, The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!, Jesus in India, Great Wall Story, The Children of Vonderly, Masha No Home and others, produced with Ma-Yi, The Play Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, La M...

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J.R. Sullivan

J.R. Sullivan. In addition to adapting Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice with Joseph Hanreddy, J. R. Sullivan directed its first production at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater in 2009. Sullivan has adapted several works for the stage, including Charles Dickens'...

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Michael Gene Sullivan

Michael Gene Sullivan is an award-winning actor, director, and playwright. As an actor and director his work includes productions with the American Conservatory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the Magic, Marin, Eureka, and Lorraine Hansberry Theaters, Theatrework...

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Gary Sunshine

Gary Sunshine was a 2006 fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and received the 2005 Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights. His plays have been produced at the Summer Play Festival (SPF), HERE, the Drama League, ...

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Caridad Svich

Caridad Svich is a playwright-songwriter-translator and editor. Her play Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That was Once Her Heart (a rave fable) recently received its world premiere at 7 Stages in Atlanta. She has held an NEA/TCG Residency at the M...

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Elizabeth Swados

Elizabeth Swados has composed, written, and directed over 30 theater pieces including The Trilogy, Nightclub Cantata, Runaways, Alice in Concert, Doonesbury, Rap Master Ronnie, The Haggadah, Jonah, Job, Esther, Jerusalem (with Yehudah Amichai), The 49 Years, and ...

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C. Denby Swanson

C. Denby Swanson graduated from Smith College, the National Theatre Institute, and the University of Texas Michener Center for Writers, where she was a fellow in playwriting and screenwriting. She has been a Jerome Fellow, a William Inge Playwright in Residence, ...

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Jeffrey Sweet

Jeffrey Sweet. Though produced on stages around the world, Jeffrey Sweet is most closely associated with Chicago theater. He has premiered plays at the Victory Gardens Theatre since the late seventies and is a member of its Playwrights Ensemble. Among his pla...

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Donna Swift

Donna Swift is the founder and director of IMP for Kids, a company committed to providing quality theater education and performance opportunities to young people ages 6-21. While working as a teaching artist she met Ross Mihalko and began writing quality pla...

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Adam Szymkowicz

Adam Szymkowicz's plays have been produced throughout the U.S., and in Canada, England, The Netherlands, Germany and Lithuania. His work has been presented or developed at such places as MCC Theater, Ars Nova, South Coast Rep, Playwrights Horizons, LAByrinth The...

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Edith Tarbescu

Edith Tarbescu studied playwriting at the Yale School of Drama. She has had productions in regional theatres as well as Off Broadway, at venues such as A Creative Space, Love Creek, Westbeth Theater, etc. Mother's Day, a ten-minute play, was produced at The Sou...

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Dominic Taylor

Dominic Taylor is a St. Paul, Minnesota based writer/director for theater. Wedding Dance was produced at the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.) by the African Continuum Theatre Company. The same organization produced his play Personal History at the same venue. ...

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Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor began writing for Australian theatre in the early 1990s, with productions of his plays Closing Time, The Empty Playground, and Clipped Wings, the latter winning the Australian Writer's Guild award for best play. Mr. Taylor began writing for telev...

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Robert Teague, Jr.

Robert Teague, Jr.. Mr. Teague's work has found audiences around the world, most recently in the form of two 10-minute plays for the 2008 Shotgun Theater Festival at the Gene Frankel Theatre in New York City. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his notebooks and a pile...

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Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

Pat Kruis Tellinghusen drew on her skills as a news reporter to interview people and research news reports and advertising of the day. She based vignettes in World War II Radio Christmas on the experiences of people who lived through the war years. Tapestry Theatre Com...

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The Civilians

The Civilians. Since its founding in 2001 by Artistic Director Steven Cosson, The Civilians has supported the creation of seven original shows -- Canard, Canard, Goose?, The Ladies, Paris Commune, Gone Missing, (I am) Nobody's Lunch, Shadow of Himself and This...

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The Debate Society

The Debate Society is a Brooklyn based company that creates new plays through the collaboration of Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen (writer/performers) and Oliver Butler (director/developer). The trio's plays include A Thought About Raya (The Brick), The Snow Hen, You're W...

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Alexander Thomas

Alexander Thomas. Married to a wife who works for the Foreign Service, American-born Alexander Thomas has lived in London, Berlin and currently in Toronto. His solo play, Throw Pitchfork, premiered off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop and ran regionally at t...

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Lucy Thurber

Lucy Thurber is the author of seven plays: Where We're Born, Ashville, Scarcity, Killers and Other Family, Stay, Bottom of The World and Monstrosity. The Atlantic Theater Company opened its 2007/08 season with Scarcity. Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has pro...

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Paul Thureen

Paul Thureen is a founder and co-Artistic director of The Debate Society. He has co-written and starred in all of the company's productions. As an actor, other performances include Hostage Song, The Pumpkin Pie Show (PS122), Tango 'til They're Sore (The Flea)...

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Kathleen Tolan

Kathleen Tolan worked for years as an actor. Her plays include A Weekend Near Madison, Kate's Diary, Approximating Mother, A Girl's Life and The Wax. They have been produced in regional theatres (including Trinity Repertory Theatre and the Actors Theatre of Lo...

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Angela Tomaselli

Angela Tomaselli earned her MA in theatre from Miami University, and received additional training at the Yale School of Drama for directing. She began her theatrical career as Creative Dramatist and Playwright-in-Residence at Creative Theatre in Princeton, New Je...

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Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Rosemary Frisino Toohey has had more than 175 productions of her work from New York to New Zealand and from Alaska to Florida. Winner of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival (twice), the Towngate Theatre Contest (twice), and The Next Generation Playwriting Contest in New ...

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Troy Tradup

Troy Tradup is the author of many works, including the novel The Forsaken Boy. He is the owner of Tough Times Publishing, which specializes in resurrecting out-of-print horror novels from the 1970s and 80s. He lives in Minneapolis and is currently working on...

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Jason Tremblay

Jason Tremblay is an Austin-based playwright, director, and musician. Recent national productions include: Katrina: The Girl Who Wanted Her Name Back at Adventure Stage (Chicago), Chicken and Ice Cream at the Moonwater Theatre Company (Fort Worth), Hosers at th...

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Werner Trieschmann

Werner Trieschmann's numerous plays -- including Dog Star, Wrought Iron, and Killers -- have been staged by Moving Arts in Los Angeles, Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City, The New Theatre in Boston, Mobtown Players in Baltimore, and Red Octopus Productions in...

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Catherine Trieschmann

Catherine Trieschmann's plays include The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock (L. Arnold Weissberger award), Before the Fire, crooked, The World of Others, How the World Began, Small and Selfish Creatures and Hot Georgia Sunday. Her work has been produced Off-Broadway at the W...

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Alice Tuan

Alice Tuan was seen in the 2007 Humana Festival with her collaboration on Batch with New Paradise Laboratories. She also authored Last of the Suns (Ma-Yi Theater Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Ikebana (East West Players/Taper, Too), Some Asians (Peri...

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Bryan Tucker

Bryan Tucker has been a writer and comedian for ten years. He has written for HBO's The Chris Rock Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Saturday Night Live. Bryan's other play, Misguided by Voices, played in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to critical ac...

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D. Tucker Smith

D. Tucker Smith has authored many short plays including Patriot Act (Finalist, NYC 15-Minute Play Festival), The Knockout Suit (Finalist, Samuel French Short Play Festival), and Overnight Delivery. She is a member of the Playwrights Workshop. D. Tucker Smith has...

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Sarah Tuft

Sarah Tuft's play 110 Stories has been performed at The Public Theater, Geffen Playhouse, Vineyard Theatre and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts by actors including Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Neil Patr...

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Jon Tuttle

Jon Tuttle is Professor of English and Director of University Honors at Francis Marion University and Playwright-in-Residence at Trustus Theatre. His collections include The Trustus Plays (Intellect Books, 2009) and Two South Carolina Plays (Hub City Press,...

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Edith Tarbescu

Edith Tarbescu studied playwriting at the Yale School of Drama. She has had productions in regional theatres as well as Off Broadway, at venues such as A Creative Space, Love Creek, Westbeth Theater, etc. Mother's Day, a ten-minute play, was produced at The Sou...

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Dominic Taylor

Dominic Taylor is a St. Paul, Minnesota based writer/director for theater. Wedding Dance was produced at the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.) by the African Continuum Theatre Company. The same organization produced his play Personal History at the same venue. ...

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Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor began writing for Australian theatre in the early 1990s, with productions of his plays Closing Time, The Empty Playground, and Clipped Wings, the latter winning the Australian Writer's Guild award for best play. Mr. Taylor began writing for telev...

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Robert Teague, Jr.

Robert Teague, Jr.. Mr. Teague's work has found audiences around the world, most recently in the form of two 10-minute plays for the 2008 Shotgun Theater Festival at the Gene Frankel Theatre in New York City. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his notebooks and a pile...

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Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

Pat Kruis Tellinghusen drew on her skills as a news reporter to interview people and research news reports and advertising of the day. She based vignettes in World War II Radio Christmas on the experiences of people who lived through the war years. Tapestry Theatre Com...

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The Civilians

The Civilians. Since its founding in 2001 by Artistic Director Steven Cosson, The Civilians has supported the creation of seven original shows -- Canard, Canard, Goose?, The Ladies, Paris Commune, Gone Missing, (I am) Nobody's Lunch, Shadow of Himself and This...

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The Debate Society

The Debate Society is a Brooklyn based company that creates new plays through the collaboration of Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen (writer/performers) and Oliver Butler (director/developer). The trio's plays include A Thought About Raya (The Brick), The Snow Hen, You're W...

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Alexander Thomas

Alexander Thomas. Married to a wife who works for the Foreign Service, American-born Alexander Thomas has lived in London, Berlin and currently in Toronto. His solo play, Throw Pitchfork, premiered off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop and ran regionally at t...

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Lucy Thurber

Lucy Thurber is the author of seven plays: Where We're Born, Ashville, Scarcity, Killers and Other Family, Stay, Bottom of The World and Monstrosity. The Atlantic Theater Company opened its 2007/08 season with Scarcity. Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has pro...

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Paul Thureen

Paul Thureen is a founder and co-Artistic director of The Debate Society. He has co-written and starred in all of the company's productions. As an actor, other performances include Hostage Song, The Pumpkin Pie Show (PS122), Tango 'til They're Sore (The Flea)...

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Kathleen Tolan

Kathleen Tolan worked for years as an actor. Her plays include A Weekend Near Madison, Kate's Diary, Approximating Mother, A Girl's Life and The Wax. They have been produced in regional theatres (including Trinity Repertory Theatre and the Actors Theatre of Lo...

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Angela Tomaselli

Angela Tomaselli earned her MA in theatre from Miami University, and received additional training at the Yale School of Drama for directing. She began her theatrical career as Creative Dramatist and Playwright-in-Residence at Creative Theatre in Princeton, New Je...

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Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Rosemary Frisino Toohey has had more than 175 productions of her work from New York to New Zealand and from Alaska to Florida. Winner of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival (twice), the Towngate Theatre Contest (twice), and The Next Generation Playwriting Contest in New ...

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Troy Tradup

Troy Tradup is the author of many works, including the novel The Forsaken Boy. He is the owner of Tough Times Publishing, which specializes in resurrecting out-of-print horror novels from the 1970s and 80s. He lives in Minneapolis and is currently working on...

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Jason Tremblay

Jason Tremblay is an Austin-based playwright, director, and musician. Recent national productions include: Katrina: The Girl Who Wanted Her Name Back at Adventure Stage (Chicago), Chicken and Ice Cream at the Moonwater Theatre Company (Fort Worth), Hosers at th...

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Werner Trieschmann

Werner Trieschmann's numerous plays -- including Dog Star, Wrought Iron, and Killers -- have been staged by Moving Arts in Los Angeles, Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City, The New Theatre in Boston, Mobtown Players in Baltimore, and Red Octopus Productions in...

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Catherine Trieschmann

Catherine Trieschmann's plays include The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock (L. Arnold Weissberger award), Before the Fire, crooked, The World of Others, How the World Began, Small and Selfish Creatures and Hot Georgia Sunday. Her work has been produced Off-Broadway at the W...

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Alice Tuan

Alice Tuan was seen in the 2007 Humana Festival with her collaboration on Batch with New Paradise Laboratories. She also authored Last of the Suns (Ma-Yi Theater Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Ikebana (East West Players/Taper, Too), Some Asians (Peri...

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Bryan Tucker

Bryan Tucker has been a writer and comedian for ten years. He has written for HBO's The Chris Rock Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Saturday Night Live. Bryan's other play, Misguided by Voices, played in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to critical ac...

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D. Tucker Smith

D. Tucker Smith has authored many short plays including Patriot Act (Finalist, NYC 15-Minute Play Festival), The Knockout Suit (Finalist, Samuel French Short Play Festival), and Overnight Delivery. She is a member of the Playwrights Workshop. D. Tucker Smith has...

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Sarah Tuft

Sarah Tuft's play 110 Stories has been performed at The Public Theater, Geffen Playhouse, Vineyard Theatre and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts by actors including Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Neil Patr...

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Jon Tuttle

Jon Tuttle is Professor of English and Director of University Honors at Francis Marion University and Playwright-in-Residence at Trustus Theatre. His collections include The Trustus Plays (Intellect Books, 2009) and Two South Carolina Plays (Hub City Press,...

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Jake van Leer

Jake van Leer, a high school senior, is one of the founding members of the Trumbull Hall Troupe. As the Troupe's business manager, he has raised over $40,000 for charity; he has also performed in every show. Mr. van Leer participates in multiple vocal and thea...

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Jessica Vaughan

Jessica Vaughan is a student at the University of Colorado, studying English. Her first play, The Millennials, was first produced at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado, and later at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Tony Vellela

Tony Vellela. Along with the award-winning Admissions, which received three productions in New York, Tony Vellela has written the full-length plays What We Don't Confess, which was performed in New York and in regional theatre, and Buddy Movie, presented at N...

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James Venhaus

James Venhaus is a playwright, actor, director and educator. His plays include award winning one-acts The Temple of Dionysus, 10-minute plays, The First Christmas, Santa's Little Helper, Amy's Last Shift, and Kringle-phobia, full length plays The Happy Couple ...

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Alec Volz

Alec Volz is the Associate Artistic Director of Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Brendon Votipka

Brendon Votipka is a playwright, director, and educator who was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado. His first play, Common Ground, was a International Thespian Playworks Award winner and is published by Playscripts, Inc. He holds a BA in Theatre Directing...

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Douglas C. Wager

Douglas C. Wager currently serves as Artistic Director and Head of Directing for Temple University. He came to Philadelphia in 2003 to serve as Director in Residence for the Prince Music Theater where he staged It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues; the world premiere o...

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David Wain

David Wain is a filmmaker and comedian. He first gained attention as a member of The State, a comedy troupe that enjoyed an acclaimed series on MTV. He is the director of Wet Hot American Summer, a feature film starring Janeane Garofalo, Paul Rudd, David Hy...

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Kathryn Walat

Kathryn Walat's Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen premiered Off-Broadway at the Women's Project, and has appeared in Dramatics magazine and New Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2007. Other plays include Creation (The Theatre @ Boston Court, and Eugene O'Neill The...

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John Walch

John Walch. Mr. Walch's plays include The Dinosaur Within, Circumference of a Squirrel, The Nature of Mutation, Jesting with Edged Tools, Craving Gravy or Love in the Time of Cannibalism, Alice Threw The Looking Glass: A Parody of Strunk and White's "The El...

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Naomi Wallace

Naomi Wallace. Naomi Wallace's work has been produced in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. Her major plays include One Flea Spare, In the Heart of America, Slaughter City, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Things of Dry Hours and The Fever Chart:...

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T.J. Walsh

T.J. Walsh earned a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting and a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Criticism from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with Oscar Brockett, John Brokaw, Charlotte Canning, and Webster Smalley. His work as a playwright h...

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Bradley Walton

Bradley Walton. After working for seven years as a comic book writer and artist without ever quite having made a living at it, Bradley Walton landed a job in the library of his high school alma mater. A well-remembered drama and forensics junkie, he was quickly...

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Jeff Wanshel

Jeff Wanshel. Mr. Wanshel's plays, including The Disintegration Of James Cherry, Isadora Duncan Sleeps With The Russian Navy, and Auto-Destruct have been seen at: A.C.T. (San Francisco), The American Place (NYC), B.B.C. Radio (London), Circle Rep (NYC), The D...

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Steve Wargo

Steve Wargo is an NYC-based director, writer, producer and Artistic Director of The Wild Rumpus Theatre Development Group. Favorite credits include: As director: Six NYC productions of his adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"; David Ives' Don J...

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Bill Warnock

Bill Warnock was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on April 25, 1934, and came out to Perth, Western Australia with his parents in May of 1948. After a very successful career in advertising, a kidney transplant in 1975 triggered him to abandon the business and retur...

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Anne Washburn

Anne Washburn's plays include Mr. Burns, The Internationalist, A Devil At Noon, Apparition, The Communist Dracula Pageant, I Have Loved Strangers, The Ladies, The Small and a transadaptation of Euripides' Orestes. Her work has been produced by 13P, Actors T...

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Dale Wasserman

Dale Wasserman has served the theater for over 50 years. In earlier days he roamed America as a hobo, riding freight trains and thereby avoiding any formal education whatsoever. At nineteen, he gravitated into the theater where he cut his teeth on every concei...

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Daryl Watson

Daryl Watson is the author of Prime Time (Stella Adler Studios, Abingdon Theater and Lincoln Center Theater as part of the Audrey Skirball-Kenis Playwrights Program), Snap (Judges Panel Award and Audience Award Winner of the 2005 Battle of the Bards in New Yo...

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Marisa Wegrzyn

Marisa Wegrzyn. Marisa Wegrzyn's recent productions include Psalms of a Questionable Nature with Lucid by Proxy in Los Angeles, Hickorydickory at Washington University in St. Louis, Killing Women and Diversey Harbor at Theatre Seven of Chicago and The Butcher o...

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Karen Weinberg

Karen Weinberg's other writing credits include contributing to the public radio show Eight Forty Eight, co-creating sketch comedy shows, and the one woman musical comedy Faker. She has lived in both Chicago and New York and has worked with the Neo-Futurists, No...

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Annie Weisman

Annie Weisman is a Los Angeles-based playwright whose play Hold Please was produced by the Working Theatre in New York in February 2003, after premiering at South Coast Rep in September 2001. Her play Be Aggressive premiered at La Jolla Playhouse in July 2001,...

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Alison Weiss

Alison Weiss was born and raised in Manhattan and discovered the thrills of live theater as a young girl running around Broadway houses while her lighting designer father was in tech week. Her ten-minute play Fight Dreams has been performed at Ensemble Studio...

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Julia Weiss

Julia Weiss is a 2007 graduate of the Indiana University Theatre and Drama program, where she studied playwriting under the mentorship of Dennis Reardon and Paul Shoulberg. As a junior, her one-act play, Mr. Postman was honored by the Indiana University Thea...

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Ken Weitzman

Ken Weitzman Ken Weitzman's plays have been presented and developed at Actors Theatre of Louisville (2007 Humana Festival), Atlantic Theater Company, Alliance Theatre, Dad's Garage, Arena Stage, New York Stage and Film, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Playwright...

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Sean Michael Welch

Sean Michael Welch was awarded the 1999 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival John Cauble Short Play Award for Earl the Vampire, and won the 2000 KC/ACTF Region III Ten-Minute Play Competition for Charleston's Finger. He is currently pursuing an MFA from...

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Mac Wellman

Mac Wellman's recent work includes Muazzez at The Chocolate Factory as part of the 2014 PS 122 COIL Festival; 3 2's; or AFAR at Dixon Place in October 2011. His books of poetry include Miniature (2002), Strange Elegies (2006), Split the Stick (2012) from Roo...

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James Wesley

James Wesley is a playwright, actor and producer. His play Unbroken Circle ran for five months Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre. His newest play Art and Science was workshopped with Tony Award Winner Len Cariou and Mario Cantone, then had a showcase run in ...

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Mackenzie Westmoreland

Mackenzie Westmoreland is a co-founder of Adakia Theatre and The Southern Playwrights Theatre Project in New York. A native of Neely, Mississippi, THE KATRINA PROJECT: Hell and High Water is his first written work. Directorial credits include recent productions of Bash...

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Sharr White

Sharr White. Sharr White's plays include Six Years (30th Anniversary Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville); The Dream Canvas (downtown New York at Todo Con Nada); The Last Orange Dying (off-Broadway at the Ohio); Safe from th...

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Ellen Wilber

Ellen Wilber is a teacher and musician with more than twenty-five years of experience introducing children to music. She is a member of the Cardigan Mountain Tradition, a bluegrass band, and the founder of a long-running kids' summer theatre program. She is t...

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Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder. Elyzabeth's first play, Tales of an Adolescent Fruit Fly, was produced by the Ergo Theatre Company in New York City and optioned for film by Emotion Pictures. Other plays include The First Day of Hunting Season, The Theory of Relativity, and Jub...

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Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, and educated at Oberlin, Yale (B.A. 1920) and Princeton (M.A. 1925), Thornton Wilder was an accomplished novelist and playwright whose works, which explore the connection between the commonplace and the cosmic dimensi...

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Jeanmarie Williams

Jeanmarie Williams (a.k.a. Jeanmarie Higgins) holds an MFA in playwriting from the University of Virginia and a PhD in theatre history from the University of Washington. Productions of her work include: Slide Show for the Virtual Performance Factory at UNC-Chapel H...

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Allison Williams

Allison Williams is a playwright and performer in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her plays include Hamlette, Mmmbeth, The Tale of Tsuru, a musical of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and her solo show, TRUE STORY. As a partner in the physical theatre company Commedia Zuppa, s...

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Michele Willens

Michele Willens is a longtime journalist. She has written often about children and is credited with coining the phrase "tweens" in the New York Times. She is Chairman of the Board of City Lights Youth Theatre. She lives in New York City with her husband, NBC New...

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Garry Williams

Garry Williams lives on a farm in Indiana with his wife Julie and their children, Jennie, Wyatt and Matthew. He has been a professional screenwriter for fifteen years, writing scripts for Paramount, MGM, United Artists, and the BBC.

Mr. Williams' plays have...

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Ian Williams

Ian Williams pretended to speak for his generation in non-fiction and journalism for a few years before helping start a few dot-coms, writing Off Broadway plays, and generally dorking out in several bizarre areas. He has written for The New York Times, The Wa...

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Samuel Brett Williams

Samuel Brett Williams’ plays have been developed/produced at the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Cherry Lane Theatre, Ars Nova, New York Theatre Workshop, Naked Angels, Partial Comfort, the Lark, the Kennedy Center, Yale University, Actors' Theatre o...

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Christopher Willard

Christopher Willard. An award-winning actor, author, and director living and working in Colorado. Currently, he is the artistic director for the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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Sam Willmott

Sam Willmott is the author of Standardized Testing - The Musical!!!! (winner of the 2009 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Musical Theatre Award for Music and Lyrics), as well as the mini-musical Scarlet Takes a Tumble and, with lyricist Marcus...

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Sheri Wilner

Sheri Wilner. Sheri Wilner's plays include Father Joy, Hunger, Bake Off, Labor Day, Relative Strangers, Moving Shortly, Little Death of a Salesman, The Unknown Part of the Ocean, Hell and Back, The Bushesteia, Equilibrium, The First Night of Chanukah, The End...

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Tracey Scott Wilson

Tracey Scott Wilson's current work includes The Story, which was first produced at The Joseph Papp Public Theater/NYSF, and transferred to the Long Wharf Theatre. The Story has since been produced at thirty theatres nationwide. Additional productions include Order M...

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Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson is a playwright, actor, and director whose plays In the Wreckage, Drowning of Thirst, and Radio Hysteria have all been produced in Chicago's thriving storefront theatre scene. His work "has an awful lot in common with great pop music, revealing ...

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Matthew R. Wilson

Matthew R. Wilson has published both dramatic and scholarly works, and has taught at dozens of universities including NYU, Georgetown, and Northwestern. He also works professionally as a director (SDC), actor (AEA, SAG-AFTRA), and fight director (SAFD). One of Ame...

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Garth Wingfield

Garth Wingfield. Garth Wingfield's plays include Flight, Are We There Yet?, Sunday Styles and Adonis, as well as Dating Games, an evening of his collected one acts. His work has been performed in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and London. His plays have been publi...

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Stephen Winter

Stephen Winter wrote and directed the film Chocolate Babies. He also produced the film Tarnation by Jonathan Caouette.

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Jason Witter

Jason Witter received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of New Mexico in 2004. He is an avid writer, director, actor, and producer of theatre and film. Mr. Witter is the founder of the comedy troupe Eat, Drink and Be Larry, whose shows, among ot...

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Richard Wolf

Richard Wolf taught junior high school in Alaska before pursuing graduate studies in English. For over thirty years he's been on the faculty of Mississippi State University, where his specialties include eighteenth-century literature and theater history, worl...

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Jan H. Wolfe

Jan H. Wolfe. After 50 years in theater and a BA in Theatre from UCLA, Ms. Wolfe is now focusing all her attention to the things she loves: writing, directing, and teaching children's theatre. She is a Board Member and Past President of the El Paso Playhouse,...

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Sam Wolfson

Sam Wolfson is the co-writer of Jewtopia, the longest running Off-Broadway comedy of all time, and the longest running original comedy in Los Angeles theater history. He starred in the productions as well. The play has gone on to be a huge international hi...

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Ken Womble

Ken Womble is a teacher, writer, director and actor. He has appeared in two Off-Broadway premieres, in independent films and in four recurring roles on daytime dramas (mainly playing bad guys). Directing credits include Split at The Lee Strasberg Theatre In...

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Elizabeth Wong

Elizabeth Wong graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, with an MFA in dramatic writing. Her plays include: China Doll, Letters to a Student Revolutionary, Kimchee & Chitlins, The Love Life of a Eunuch, and Dating & Mating in Modern Times....

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Anthony Wood

Anthony Wood is an accomplished playwright, screenwriter, film producer, actor, and 3D animator. His plays have been produced by Theatre X, Bunny Gumbo Productions, and In Tandem Theatre, all in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is also the writer/producer of Look For...

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Stanton Wood

Stanton Wood is a playwright, screenwriter, and game designer whose plays include Eating Dirt (City Theatre), Down the Drain (adobe theatre company), and The Night of Nosferatu (Rabbit Hole Ensemble -- nominated for 6 New York Innovative Theatre Awards, inclu...

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John Wooten

John Wooten. John Wooten's plays have been produced Off-Broadway, in London, and in numerous regional Equity theaters. Productions: Trophies (Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane), The Mission Home (King's Head Theatre in London and the Forum Theatre), Happy Hour...

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Bradley Wrenn

Bradley Wrenn is a performer and creator based in Philadelphia. Over the last four years Mr. Wrenn has produced, created and performed in over four original works: the highly acclaimed The Ballad of Joe Hill (with Adrienne Mackey) and fringe favorites The Jers...

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Craig Wright

Craig Wright. Recent productions: Mistakes Were Made at A Red Orchid Theatre, Hartford Stage and the Barrow Street Theater; Blind at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre; The Gray Sisters at Third Rail Rep; The Unseen at Actors Theater of Louisville and upcoming a...

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Randy Wyatt

Randy Wyatt is a director, playwright, professor and literary manager. His plays include Black Friday (developed at A Theatre Group, Silverton CO), Harmony (dev. Actor's Theatre of Grand Rapids), Mint (Stark Turn Players), 9x9x9 (Flowershop Project), Sonata ...

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Dwayne Yancey

Dwayne Yancey is a journalist by profession and a playwright by avocation. Most of his time is spent directing news coverage as assistant managing editor of The Roanoke Times. He took up playwriting several years ago to amuse himself and has been pleasantly su...

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Chay Yew

Chay Yew. Chay Yew's plays include Porcelain, A Language of Their Own, Red, Wonderland, As If He Hears, A Beautiful Country, Malaya, and Question 27, Question 28. He also adapted Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba; his performance text includes Home: Plac...

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Kelly Younger

Kelly Younger is an award-winning playwright with work staged off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally.

New York's Irish Repertory Theatre commissioned Younger to write the stage adaptation of the novel Banished Children of Eveby Peter Quinn, the productio...

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Stephanie Youngman

Stephanie Youngman is a native Jersey girl who spent her formative years working, living and playing in Manhattan, which influenced much of her writing. After earning a B.A. in Commercial Design, she opted instead to fashion a career out of being a cog in the corpo...

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Jonathan Yukich

Jonathan Yukich's work is published by Playscripts, Inc., Smith & Kraus, Meriwether Press, Eldridge Publishing and Indie Theater Now. The recipient of a number of awards and honors, his plays have been produced across the United States and in Canada, Australia a...

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Zoey Zimmerman

Zoey Zimmerman lives on the west side of Los Angeles where she directs theater, writes, acts, teaches and engages in unrandom acts of political activism. She is a member of the Drama faculty at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences. She holds an M.F.A. in A...

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Richard Zinober

Richard Zinober won First Prize in the Ann White New Playwrights Contest (1990) for Seekers of the Light, which was produced by the Ann White Theater in Ft. Lauderdale (June 1990). It has also been produced at the West End Gate Theater in New York City (August ...

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Don Zolidis

Don Zolidis is a former high school and middle school theatre teacher and is currently a professor of creative writing at Ursinus College. Originally hailing from Wisconsin, Mr. Zolidis received his B.A. in English from Carleton College and an MFA in Playwri...

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