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, Adirondack Theatre Festival; ODD (published by Samuel French, Inc.), winner, Premiere Stages Festival, excerpted in Smith and Kraus's Best Stage Scenes of 2008; Legion, New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco; Easter Monday, (published by Samuel French, Inc.), Pendragon, Saranac Lake, NY, excerpted in Exceptional Monologues 2 (published by Samuel French, Inc.). Suocera and Mama and Jack Carew (published by Samuel French, Inc.) in rep, and Peoria, The Death Bite and six shorts: Theatre Artists Studio, Phoenix, AZ, where Mr. Corley is a member. His play The Imaginary Orange won First Prize in FirstStage LA's One-Act Play Contest and premiered at Theatre Three, Port Jefferson, NY. Others have been produced by Washington DC's Source Festival, Stageworks/Hudson, LA's New American Theatre and Eclectic Company Theatre, Santa Ana's Theater Out, and Brooklyn's Gallery Players. Two of Mr. Corley's 10-minute plays, 1959 and Il Nido e Bello were finalists for the Heideman Award. He has twice been a semifinalist in the O'Neill Competition. Long a New Yorker, he now lives in Summit, NJ.

Plays by Hal Corley