Monday, September 20, 2010

Guest Blogger of the Week: David Johnston

Many thanks to Cat Parker for blogging last week!

We're happy to announce our guest blogger during ceremony week: David Johnston!

David Johnston’s plays have been performed and read at the New Group,
Moving Arts, Rude Guerrilla, the Neighborhood Playhouse, Henry Street
Settlement, and Ensemble Studio Theatre. He was named one of Time
Out’s Playwrights to Watch. Recent regional productions include The
George Place at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre. New York productions:
with Blue Coyote Theater Group, Conversations on Russian Literature
Plus Three More Plays, a new adaptation of The Oresteia, Busted Jesus
Comix (GLAAD nominee 2005), and A Bush Carol, or George Dubya and the
Xmas of Evil. With director Kevin Newbury, Candy & Dorothy (GLAAD
winner, 2006) and The Eumenides. Publications: The Eumenides, (Playing
With Canons, published by New York Theatre Experience, Inc.) Leaving
Tangier, (Samuel French, produced by Blue Coyote). Awards include
Theater Oxford, Turnip Festival, Playwright Residency at the
University of Cincinnati, Berrilla Kerr Foundation Grant, Ludwig
Vogelstein Foundation and the Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation.
Education: College of William and Mary, Circle in the Square. Member: Actors Equity, Dramatists Guild, Charles Maryan's Playwrights/Directors Workshop.

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