Authors

Kathryn Walat

Kathryn Walat’s plays include Creation (Theatre @ Boston Court; Ovation Award for Playwriting nomination), Ancient Gods of the Backwoods (New George’s Germ Project), Bleeding Kansas (Hangar Theatre; Francesca Primus Citation; published by Samuel French), Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen (Women’s Project; published by S ...

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Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas is a American playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, musical actor, and film director. He is currently Associate Artistic Director at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle.Born on April 30, 1951, and abandoned in a car in Atlanta, Lucas was adopted when he was eight months old by a Pennsylvanian couple. His a ...

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Janet Zarish

Janet Zarish

Don Zolidis

Don Zolidis is a former high school and middle school theatre teacher, and is the most-produced playwright in American schools. His more than 100 published plays have been produced more than 11,500 times, appearing in every state and 63 countries. He holds a B.A. in English from Carleton College and an M.F.A. in playwr ...

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Anne Washburn

Anne Washburn’s play's include Mr. Burns, 10 out of 12, Antlia Pneumatica, A Devil At Noon, Apparition, The Communist Dracula Pageant, I Have Loved Strangers, The Ladies, The Internationalist, The Small, Little Bunny Foo Foo, and transadaptations of Euripides' Orestes and Iphigenia In Aulis. Awards include a Whiting A ...

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Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Rosemary Frisino Toohey has had more than 175 productions of her work from New York to New Zealand and from Alaska to Florida. Winner of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival (twice), the Towngate Theatre Contest (twice), and The Next Generation Playwriting Contest in New York, she's also been a Finalist ...

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John Olive

John Olive is a widely produced and award-winning playwright, the author of Minnesota Moon, Clara's Play, Standing On My Knees, The Voice of the Prairie, Careless Love, Killers, The Summer Moon, Evelyn and the Polka King, God Fire, Into the Moonlight Valley, and many others. Producing theaters include: the Guthrie Thea ...

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K.J. Sanchez

K.J. Sanchez

Sarah Tuft

Sarah Tuft's play 110 Stories has been performed at The Public Theater, Geffen Playhouse, Vineyard Theatre and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts by actors including Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Neil Patrick Harris, John Hawkes, Katie Holmes ...

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Nicholas Saunders

Nicholas Saunders had a distinguished career as a stage and television actor, and a parallel career at Voice of America, where he began in 1947 as a Russian-Language announcer, and at Radio Liberty, where he rose to be the Production and Presentation Manager of the Russian Department. In his early seve ...

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Mark Rigney

Mark Rigney is the author of Deaf Side Story: Deaf Sharks, Hearing Jets

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Christopher Willard

Christopher Willard. An award-winning actor, author, and director living and working in Colorado. Currently, he is the artistic director for the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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Jason Pizzarello

Jason Pizzarello. Select plays include After People Like You (Blue Riders at Classic Stage Company), Half Right (Fordham Alumni Company), All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Being a Zombie (Irondale Ensemble), When I Had Three Sisters (Soho Rep Writer/Director L ...

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Samuel Brett Williams

Samuel Brett Williams' plays have been developed/produced at the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Cherry Lane Theatre, Ars Nova, New York Theatre Workshop, Naked Angels, Partial Comfort, the Lark, the Kennedy Center, Yale University, Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Boise Contemporary Theater, WordBRIDGE, ...

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Robert Schenkkan

Robert Schenkkan, Pulitzer Prize winner, Tony Award winner, and two-time Emmy nominee, was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina but grew up in Austin, Texas. As a Plan II Honors student he received a B.A. in Drama from the University of Texas at Austin (Most Distinguished Young Alumnus, Phi Beta Kappa, ...

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Jordan Seavey

Jordan Seavey’s plays include Homos, or Everyone in America (New York Times Critic’s Pick; named one of New York Magazine’s 10 Best Theater Events of 2016 and The Advocate’s Top 10 New York Theater of 2016), November 4th 2008, Wight, The Funny Pain, The Truth Will Out, Children at Play, 6969 and This is a Newspaper. Si ...

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Kate Moira Ryan

Kate Moira Ryan. Recent Projects: The Judy Show written with and for Judy Gold is currently playing at the Daryl Roth Theater off-Broadway. She was recently part of Atlantic Theater's 10x25 series and Theater Breaking Through Boundaries Sum of Our Parts. Her play, Bass for Picasso ope ...

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Bekah Brunstetter

Bekah hails from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and currently lives in Los Angeles. Plays include The Cake (Ojai Playwrights Conference), Going to a Place where you already are (South Coast Repertory), The Oregon Trail (Portland Center Stage Fall 2016, O’Neill Playwrights Conference; Flying V) Cutie and Bear ( Round ...

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Madeleine George

Madeleine George's plays The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Pulitzer Prize finalist), Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England (Susan Smith Blackburn finalist), Precious Little, and The Zero Hour (Jane Chambers Award, Lambda Literary Award finalist), have been produced by Playwrights Horizons, 13P, Clubbe ...

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Jordan Harrison

Jordan Harrison was a 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Marjorie Prime. The play had its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons and its Chicago premiere at Writers Theatre after premiering at the Mark Taper Forum/CTG in Los Angeles. His play Maple and Vine premiered in the 2011 Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Lo ...

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Winter Miller

Winter Miller is an award-winning playwright and founding member of the Obie-recognized collective 13 Playwrights. She is best known for her drama In Darfur which premiered at The Public Theater, followed by a standing room only performance at their 1800-seat Delacorte Theater ...

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Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac has been named one of New York and the country's best theater artists by The New York Times, American Theater Magazine, The Village Voice (also naming Mr. Mac the best theater actor in New York, 2013), Time Out NY (also naming him New York's best cabaret performer of 2012 a ...

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Ellen McLaughlin

Ellen McLaughlin's plays have received numerous national and international productions. They include Days and Nights Within, A Narrow Bed, Infinity's House, Iphigenia and Other Daughters, Tongue of a Bird, The Trojan Women, Helen, The Persians, Oedipus, Ajax in Iraq, Kissing the Floor, Septimus and Clarissa, and Penelo ...

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Elizabeth Meriwether

Elizabeth Meriwether's play The Mistakes Madeline Made was originally produced by Naked Angels Theater, and was subsequently produced at Yale Rep and published by Dramatists Play Service. Her other plays include H ...

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Timothy Mooney

Timothy Mooney, author of the new acting textbook Acting at the Speed of Life, as well as The Big Book of Moliere Monologues, has given over a hundred thousand students their first introduction to Moliere through his one-man play, Moliere Than Thou. He also presents one monol ...

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Frank Dwyer

Frank Dwyer is a poet, playwright, director, actor, and translator. His play, The Affliction of Glory: A Comedy About Tragedy, was commissioned by the J. Paul Getty Museum and premiered at the Getty Center in a joint production with the Mark Taper Forum. With his collaborator, the late Nichola ...

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Linda LaRocque

Linda LaRocque has authored several award-winning plays in addition to numerous short stories, including many for the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series, Guideposts, and Signs Of the Times. She writes from her home on Lake Michigan.

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Steven Levenson

Steven Levenson's plays include The Language of Trees (Roundabout Underground), Seven Minutes in Heaven (HERE Arts Center; Emerging America Festival/Huntington Theater Company), Retreat (Edinburgh Fringe ...

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Kenneth Lin

Kenneth Lin is an award-winning playwright whose works said Said, Agency*, Po Boy Tango, Intelligence-Slave, Genius in Love and Fallow have been premiered, commissioned and developed at theaters throughout the country, including the Alliance Theatre, Northlight Theatre Company, Alley ...

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Victor Lodato

Victor Lodato is a playwright, poet, and novelist. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of the Weissberger Award for his play Motherhouse (published by Samuel French). Other plays include Wildlife, Dear Sara Jane, The Bread of Winter, Margo and Zelda, and Slay the Dragon. Other honors include a Helen Mer ...

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Patricia Loughrey

Patricia Loughrey wrote the book for The Daddy Machine, based on the children's book by Johnny Valentine. The musical was commissioned by San Diego's Diversionary Theatre and was featured on Rosie O'Donnell's R Family Vacation's cruise to the Mexican Riviera in March 2008. Her full length play ...

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Patricia Kane

Patricia Kane is a Chicago-based actress and award winning playwright. Her play Float premiered at About Face Theatre in Chicago during the 2010/2011 season, receiving critical acclaim, three Joseph Jefferson Award nominations (including for Best New Work) and an extended run. Her play Pul ...

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Laura Jacqmin

Laura Jacqmin was the recipient of the 2008 Wasserstein Prize for an emerging female playwright. Her plays include Look, We Are Breathing (Sundance Institute Theatre Lab), Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (originally produced by At Play/Chicago Dramatists in 2010 and subsequently remo ...

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C.J. Johnson

C.J. Johnson

Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman is an award-winning playwright and librettist whose work has been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the N.E.A., the Helen Merrill Foundation, a Daryl Roth "Creative Spirit" Award, a Hodder Fellowship, a Jerome Fellowship, a Fulbright Scholarship to Jerusalem, a New Dramatists resid ...

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Marielle Heller

Marielle Heller is an actress and a writer in New York. She studied theater at UCLA and at RADA in London. As an author she has written a pilot for ABC titled The Big Apple, a movie for Disney titled Renegade X, as well as multiple screenplays and plays, including The Diary of a T ...

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Ginna Hoben

Ginna Hoben is an actor/writer based in New York. The Twelve Dates of Christmas is among her four produced plays, including the solo show pierced! (New York International Fringe Festival [2002] and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe [2004]), the full-length play the wind-chill factor

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Lisa D'Amour

Lisa D'Amour is a playwright and interdisciplinary artist. With Katie Pearl, she is co-artistic director of PearlDamour, a company that makes collaborative, often site-specific performances. PearlDamour's work has been presented at PS122, HERE Arts Center and the Walker Arts Center and The Kitchen, among others. They r ...

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Emily Ackerman

Emily Ackerman is a NYC based actress and playwright. Her play "ReEntry", co-written with KJ Sanchez, has been produced by Actor's Theater of Louisville, ...

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Liz Duffy Adams

Liz Duffy Adams is a New Dramatists alumna (2001-2008) and a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award, a Will Glickman Playwright Awar ...

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Ron Fitzgerald

Ron Fitzgerald

Tom Andolora

Tom Andolora was born and raised in Jamestown, NY and lives in NYC. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre. Aside from being a writer, he is a composer, teacher, pianist, performer, and musical director. He has worked extensively in cabarets in New York City and on the entire East Coast.He is director and owner ...

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Trista Baldwin

Trista Baldwin's recent productions include American Sexy (The Flea), Sand (Women's Project), Doe (Santiago a Mil Festival, Chile), Patty Red Pants (Live Girls!) and Chicks With Dicks (Bricolage). A recipient of two Jerome Fellowships and a McKnight Advancem ...

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Peter Gil-Sheridan

Peter Gil-Sheridan is a multidisciplinary artist whose plays include The Deadly Belles, Everyday I Wake the Fool, Glow, Vanishing Son, and Topsy Turvy Mouse which has been produced by Cherry Lane Theatre, Borderlands, and Gustavus Adolphus, developed at Sundance Institute, New York Th ...

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Judy Gold

Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Judy Gold is best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed long-running Off-Broadway hit shows. Ms. Gold's most recent show, The Judy Show -- My Life As A Sitcom ran to sold-out audiences at The Geffen Playhouse's 2013 season, and at The DR-2 Th ...

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Bonnie Dickinson

Bonnie Dickinson lives and works in Wilton, Connecticut where she began directing and teaching in 1993. A graduate of NYU School of the Arts, Ms. Dickinson holds a BFA in Acting and her Masters in teaching. She has her 6th Year Degree in Educational Theatre. She created the play Voices in Conflict< ...

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Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon

John Belluso

John Belluso's plays include: The Poor Itch (produced by The Public Theatre), A Nervous Smile (produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New Plays), The Body of Bourne (produced by the M ...

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Anton Dudley

Anton Dudley's Off-Broadway credits include Substitution (Playwrights Realm/Soho Playhouse), Getting Home (Second Stage Uptown), Slag Heap (Cherry Lane Theater), and Honor and the River (SPF/Theater Row).  Regionally, his plays and musicals have been presented a ...

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Susan Bernfield

Susan Bernfield. Stretch (a fantasia) was produced by People's Light & Theatre in Malvern, Pennsylvania in 2010, premiered at New Georges in New York City in 2008, and was seen in workshop form in Soho Think Tank's 2007 Ice Factory Festival at the Ohio Theatre. Full-length works include

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Tom Dudzick

Tom Dudzick had his first play, Greetings! produced off-Broadway at the John Houseman Theatre, starring Darren McGavin; it is now a holiday favorite all across the country. Mr. Dudzick went on to write a comedic semi-autobiographical series of plays about growing up Catholic in Buffalo called the Over the Tavern Trilog ...

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Sarah Bernstein

Sarah Bernstein is a New York based playwright. Her plays include New Mutants, A Reunion, All The Women, and Random Decay. In NYC, her work has been produced with FullStop Collective, Turnip Theatre Co., and the American Globe Theatre. Ms. Bernstein received a BA from Brown University ...

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Rinne Groff

Rinne Groff is a playwright and performer. Her plays, including Jimmy Carter was a Democrat, Orange Lemon Egg Canary, Inky, The Five Hysterical Girls Theorem, and The Ruby Sunrise, have been ...

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Joshua Conkel

Joshua Conkel is a playwright, director, and occasional performer. He is the current Artistic Director of The Management, a theater company in downtown New York, and a member of Youngblood, EST's collective of playwrights under thirty.Mr. Conkel's work has been seen in New York, Los Angeles ...

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Lee Gundersheimer

Lee Gundersheimer is a writer, actor, director and teacher based in New York City. He directed and performed in Deb Margolin's Three Seconds in the Key at PS122 and staged her play Why Cleaning Fails at Here and Dixon Place where he co-wrote (with Rae C. Wright) and directed The M ...

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Lauren Gunderson

Lauren Gunderson is a playwright, screenwriter, and short story author from Atlanta, GA, who lived in NYC before finding San Francisco. She received her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch, where she was also a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. She has been commissioned, developed and produced at South Coast ...

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Suzanne Bradbeer

Suzanne Bradbeer's plays include Full Bloom (Barrington Stage); The Sleeping Girl (Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Southern Writers' Project); You Miss Them When They're Not Around (Dreamcatcher Rep); Bethlehem, PA (City Theatre of Miami); Okoboji (Stageworks/Hudson); Lone Star Grace (Theater Workshop of Nantucket); God ...

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Jamie Bruss

Jamie Bruss began her writing career as a poet and self-published a small book of poetry in 1998. Under the guidance of friend and mentor, Christopher Willard, she discovered the thrill of theater and has dedicated her efforts to writing for the stage ever since. She collaborated with Willard to comple ...

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