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Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan's many stage plays have been performed in numerous productions across the United States, as well as in Canada and Europe. Thirty-seven of his plays are now published by Samuel French Inc., including ...And Then the Rain Came to Mayfield; Cross Country; New York Stories; Southern Exposures; The Prettiest Girl in Lafayette County; Men in Suits; Family Values; Any Friend of Percy D'Angelino is a Friend of Mine; and Walking on the Moon. He has also written or co-written seven collections of original audition monologues for Samuel French, including Next!; His & Hers; Both Sides of the Story; Going Solo; All's Well that Ends Swell; and Actors Write for Actors and Encore!, both co-authored with Deborah Cowles Scott and Robert Spera. His newer plays have been presented in public readings in Hollywood featuring such well-known actors as Burt Reynolds, Peter Falk, Charles Durning, Dan Lauria, Joe Mantegna, Christian Slater, George Segal, Tony Danza, Jean Smart, and Ron Perlman. Mr. Milligan has served as playwright-in-residence for the Cab Theatre Company, Producing Director for Silver Lining Productions (both located in New York), and, from 1989-93, served as the Director of Special Projects for the Dramatists Guild. Awards and honors include recognition as the first "New Voice in the American Theatre" at the 1993 William Inge Festival, and the Charles M. Getchell New Play Award for Walking on the Moon. In television, Mr. Milligan served as co-creator, writer and producer of the television series Hope Island, a critically-acclaimed hour-long family drama on PAX-TV. Other film and television work includes the screenplay for Museum of Love, directed by Christian Slater for Showtime for its Academy Award-winning series of original films, Directed by. He currently works as Senior Writer for The Walt Disney Company, for whom he has written literally thousands of scripts, concepts, song lyrics, media events, press releases, speeches, industrials, stage shows, and storytelling theater pieces for Disney theme parks and other Disney business units around the world.


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