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Allison Gregory

Allison Gregory's plays have been produced all over the country, and she has received commissions, grants, and development from Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, The Kennedy Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, the Skirball-Kenis Foundation, ACT ...

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Allison Gregory's plays have been produced all over the country, and she has received commissions, grants, and development from Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, The Kennedy Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, the Skirball-Kenis Foundation, ACT Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle's Arts and Cultural Affairs, LATC, The New Harmony Project, Northwest Playwright's Alliance, Amphibian Stage Productions, and Austin Scriptworks. Her work has been the recipient of the Julie Harris Playwriting Award and South Coast Repertory's Playwright's Award (Forcing Hyacinths); Garland and Dramalogue Awards (Fall Off Night, Breathing Room, L.A.); Seattle Times Best New Play Award (Burning Bridget Cleary, Peter and the Wolf); and Carbonell nominations (uncertain terms), as well as finalists for the O'Neill, Bay Area Playwright's Festival, Great Plains, and American Blues Blue Ink Award. Her play Not Medea recently received a National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere at B Street Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, and Perseverance Theatre. Motherland was recently featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Playfest reading series, in NNPN's 2016 Showcase, and will receive a workshop production at Theatre Lab at FAU in January 2017. Currently she is working on Wild Horses, a one-woman stampede, and Darling Boud, a play of letters about the infamous Mitford sisters.

Allison also writes for young audiences; plays include Go Dog. Go!, adapted from the P. D. Eastman book, 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 (National tour); and Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (over 200 professional productions). Her play Ronia: the Robber's Daughter, adapted from Astrid Lindgren's story, premiered at Teatr Pinokio in Poland this year, and Junie B. Jones is Not A Crook, adapted from the beloved book series by Barbara Park, premiered fall 2016 at Childsplay.

Allison is an alumna of LATC's Wordsmiths and a former Hedgebrook Women Playwrights resident. She splits her time between Seattle and Austin, where she is the co-founder of an awesome playwright collective. Her plays are published by Playscripts, Smith & Krauss, Dramatic Publishing, and Rain City Press. For more plays and info, kindly go to allisongregoryplays.com.

Plays by Allison Gregory

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