Allison Gregory

Allison Gregory's plays have been produced nationally and internationally, and she has received commissions, grants, and development from Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Kennedy Center, South Coast Repertory, Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Playwright's Center, the Skirball-Kenis Foundation, GEVA, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Northwest Playwright's Alliance, LATC, and Austin Scriptworks. Her work has been the recipient of the Julie Harris Playwriting Award, South Coast Repertory's Playwright's Award, Garland & Dramalogue Awards, and finalists for the O'Neill Conference, Bay Area Playwright's Festival, American Blues Blue Ink Award. Her plays include Not Medea (National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere); Wild Horses (NNPN RWP); Motherland (Harriet Lake Playfest selection, NNPN Showcase of New Plays). She has benefitted from residencies at Hedgebrook, the New Harmony Project, and Banff Playwright's Lab. She is currently working on commissions for Geva Theatre and Seattle Children's Theatre, and a comedy about treason based on Mrs. Benedict Arnold.

She was recognized this year by TYA USA as "One of the 10 Most Produced TYA Playwrights." Allison's plays for young audiences include Go Dog. Go!, adapted from the P.D. Eastman book and co-written with Steven Dietz; Even Steven Goes to War ("Zoni" Best New Script Award; AATE and UPRP awards; Kennedy Center New Visions/New Voices selection); Peter and the Wolf (Seattle Times Best New Play Award; National tour), Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, and Junie B. is Not A Crook (over 200 professional productions), adapted from the beloved book series by Barbara Park. Ronia, the Robber's Daughter, adapted from Astrid Lindgren's story, premiered at Teatr Pinokio in Poland and had its U.S. premiere this year. Her adaptation of Judy Moody & Stink is a seven-theatre commission premiering at all seven theatres through 2019. Allison is an appreciative Core Member of the Playwright's Center. She lives in Seattle and Austin, where she is the co-founder of the Marthas, a playwright collective. Her plays are published by Playscripts, Smith & Krauss, Dramatic Publishing, and Rain City Press.

Plays by Allison Gregory