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 plays include Live! From the Last Night of My Life (Finalist for the David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award, 2010), Attack of the Killer Murder... Of Death!, God Damn Tom, and a present-day adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. His multimedia adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 had its world premiere at The Empty Space Theater. Of his many short plays, his favorite, Controlling Interest, has been produced all over the world, including The Actors Theatre of Louisville as a finalist for the National Ten-Minute Play Contest. Controlling Interest, now published by Playscripts, Inc., was earlier published by Vintage Press in the collection Laugh Lines: Short Comic Plays, edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold. His short play The Scary Question, also published by Playscripts, Inc., can also be found in the Vintage Press anthology Shorter, Faster, Funnier: Comic Plays and Monologues.
Wayne is also a creator and writer of the web series What the Funny, produced by the Caution Zero Network, and has written the book for a "B-Musical" about the devil trying to break into the movie business, called Shoot! Cut! Print! Kill! Die!. He has directed and taught playwriting through ACT Theatre's Young Playwrights Program, at Cornish College of the Arts, his alma mater, and at the University of Oklahoma where he was the 2010 Faith Broome Playwright in Residence.