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Allison Gregory

co-founder Austin ‘Wrights; playwright Wild Horses
Allison Gregory’s plays have been produced all over the country, and she has received commissions, grants, and development from Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, The Kennedy Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, the Skirball-Kenis Foundation, ACT Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, LATC, The New Harmony Project, Northwest Playwright’s Alliance, Amphibian Stage Productions, and Austin Scriptworks. Her work has been the recipient of the Julie Harris Playwriting Award & South Coast Repertory’s Playwright’s Award (Forcing Hyacinths); Garland & Dramalogue Awards (Fall Off Night, Breathing Room); Seattle Times Best New Play Award (Burning Bridget Cleary; Peter and the Wolf). Her play Not Medea (an O’Neill & BAPF finalist) recently received a National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premieres at B Street Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, and Perseverance Theatre. Motherland (O’Neill & American Blues Blue Ink Award finalist) was recently featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s Playfest reading series and NNPN’s 2016 Showcase. Wild Horses premiered at CATF summer 2017, followed by productions at New Jersey Repertory and Austin’s own Vortex Theatre. This fall she will workshop Darling Boud, a new play about the infamous Mitford sisters, at Amphibian Stage Productions. Allison also writes for young audiences; plays include Go Dog. Go!, adapted from the P.D. Eastman book, co-written with Steven Dietz; Even Steven Goes to War (“Zoni” Best New Script Award; AATE and UPRP awards; Kennedy Center New Visions/New Voices selection); Peter and the Wolf (National tour), and Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, and Junie B. is Not A Crook (over 200 professional productions), adapted fromthe beloved book series by Barbara Park. Her play Ronia: the Robber’s Daughter, adapted from Astrid Lindgren’s story, premiered at Teatr Pinokio in Poland this year, andher adaptation of Judy Moody, a seven-theatre commission, will premiere later this year. Allison is an alumni of LATC’S Wordsmiths and a former Hedgebrook Women Playwright’s resident. She splits her time between Seattle and Austin, where she is the co-founder of the Marthas, an awesome playwright collective. Her plays are published by Playscripts, Smith & Krauss, Dramatic Publishing, and Rain City Press. For more playsand info kindly go to http://allisongregoryplays.com/