Charles Morey is the author of eleven produced plays. Figaro, adapted from Beaumarchais' Le Mariage de Figaro, was commissioned and produced Off-Broadway by the Pearl Theatre Company where it was named a New York Times "Critic's Pick." Laughing Stock has received over a hundred productions around the world and The Ladies Man, adapted from Feydeau, has been produced over fifty times. In addition, his plays include The Granite State, Dumas' Camille, The Yellow Leaf as well as stage adaptations of the classic novels The Three Musketeers, Dracula, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Tale of Two Cities, and The Count of Monte Cristo. His plays have appeared in professional theatres across the country such as the Denver Center Theatre Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, Geva Theatre Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare and Company, the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, the Asolo Theatre Company, the Meadow Brook Theatre, A Noise Within, PCPA Theaterfest, the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, the Elm Shakespeare Company, Creede Repertory Theatre, the Arvada Center, Sierra Repertory Theatre, LA Theatreworks, Cortland Repertory Theatre, and the Peterborough Players, as well as hundreds of amateur productions in the U.S. and as far afield as Israel, Singapore, Austria, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. Laughing Stock has been running in Moscow in Russian translation in the repertory of the Arcadia Theatre since 2013.
He began his career as an actor in New York after graduating from Dartmouth and receiving a MFA from Columbia; served as Artistic Director of the Peterborough Players from 1977 through 1988 and Pioneer Theatre Company from 1984 to 2012 and has guest directed at many of the nation's leading regional theaters. He is a fellow of the MacDowell Colony.
Official website: www.charlesmorey.com