Friday
Oct122012

Gregory, Allison (USA)

Allison Gregory’s plays for young audiences have been produced and developed around the country, including GO DOG. GO!, adapted from the P.D. Eastman book and co-written with Steven Dietz; EVEN STEVEN GOES TO WAR (“Zoni” Best New Script; AATE and UPRP awards; Kennedy Center New Visions/New Voices); PETER AND THE WOLF (Seattle Times Best New Play; Natl. tour), THE BREMENTOWN MUSICIANS; and JUNIE B. IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS!, which premiered at Childsplay.

She has received commissions and development from South Coast Repertory, ACT, The Skirball-Kenis Foundation, Seattle Children’s Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Childsplay, Northwest Playwright’s Alliance, and Hedgebrook Women Playwright’s Foundation. Plays for adults include FORCING HYACINTHS (Julie Harris Playwriting Award; South Coast Repertory Theatre’s California Playwrights Award); FALL OFF NIGHT (Garland Award, L.A); and BURNING BRIDGET CLEARY (Seattle Times Best New Play).

Ms. Gregory lives in Austin and Seattle with her husband, playwright Steven Dietz, and her understanding children Ruby and Abraham.