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Ian August

Ian August

Ian August is a budding actor, playwright and lyricist. His full length drama, Missing Celia Rose was recently workshopped with the NYC Summer Play Festival (www.spfnyc.com) in the summer of 2007. In 2006, Mr. August was declared a winner of the 31st annual Samuel French Inc. Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival with his short play, Le Supermarche or What I Did for Lunch, published by Samuel French in a 2007 anthology. Several of Mr. August's short plays have been performed throughout the country, including Abraham on the Mount: the Week Before (published by the One-Act Play Depot, 2007) and the Saga of Ginny. His full length plays include: Missing Celia Rose (Princess Grace awards semi-finalist, 2005), Natural History, Submitted by C. Randall McCloskey, and Bilgewater: a Tale of Currents and Events. In May 2005, his musical adaptation of Treasure Island (with composer Mark Baron of off-Broadway's Frankenstein fame) debuted at the Forum Theater in Metuchen, NJ, translated and performed in American Sign Language for deaf and hard of hearing audiences. Mr. August is currently working on an untitled film project and a musical version of Jack and the Beanstalk from the perspective of the cow. He is one of the founding members of 'Stage One,' a playwriting group developed through the Passage Theater in Trenton, NJ.


Samuel French Titles by Ian August