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Craig Pospisil Joins Theatrical Rights Worldwide's TRWPlays Division


Craig is a multi award-winning playwright and filmmaker.  He is the author of the full-length plays Months on End, The Dunes, Life is Short, Somewhere in Between & more.

Craig Pospisil Joins Theatrical Rights Worldwide's TRWPlays Division

TRW Plays, the newly formed play licensing division of Theatrical Rights Worldwide, has announced the addition of Craig Pospisil to its staff. Bringing over 30 years of licensing experience, Craig will serve as Vice-President of TRW Plays working alongside Executive Director, Lysna Marzani.

"I'm very excited to join TRW and help Steve and Lysna and the rest of the team build this new play publishing and licensing division. There's so much potential for growth for this catalogue and it will be an exciting challenge to help find and champion new plays from both new voices and experienced ones, and I'm looking forward to it." -Craig Pospisil

"We are thrilled to have Craig join our team. Craig has lived the world of play licensing and joins TRW Plays as one the most highly recognized and respected executives in the industry. He brings with him an unmatched level of knowledge, relationships and experience that will immediately bolster a growing division." - Steve Spiegel, Owner/CEO, TRW

"I'm so delighted that Craig is joining the TRW team. I'm looking forward to combining our shared passion and experiences in growing a catalog with exciting, funny, meaningful, and socially relevant titles encompassing the experience of all people." - Lysna Marzani, Executive Director, TRWPlays

Craig is a multi award-winning playwright and filmmaker. He is the author of the full-length plays Months on End, The Dunes, Life is Short, Somewhere in Between, and more than 50 one-acts and short plays, including Boredom, Fear and Wine, Dissonance, It's Not You, On The Edge, and There's No Here Here. His work has been published by Applause, Dramatists Play Service, Heineman, Playscripts, Smith&Kraus and Vintage, and seen at Purple Rose Theatre, Detroit Rep, Barrington Stage, Bay Street, City Theatre (Miami), New World Stages, around the US, and in two dozen countries on six continents, and translated into Cantonese, Dutch, French, Greek, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish. His short film January was show in more than a dozen film festivals, including Bahamas, Berkshire International, Big Apple, Hollywood Sky, Roma Cinema and others. He graduated from Wesleyan University, received his Masters from New York University, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. A born and bred New Yorker, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife Bloomberg TV anchor Alix Steel and their daughter.

Recent TRWPlays signings include Robert O'Hara and four of his new plays, ZOMBIE: THE AMERICAN, BARBECUE, ANTEBELLUM and MANKIND, Ken Levine (M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier, The Simpsons) with AMERICA'S SEXIEST COUPLE and ON THE FARCE DAY OF CHRISTMAS, and Stan Zimmerman (Golden/">Golden/">Golden/">Golden Girls, Gilmore Girls, Roseanne, The Brady Bunch Movies) with YES, VIRGINIA and RIGHT BEFORE I GO.

The TRWPlays Premiere Collection includes Kate Benson (A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER ON THE BANKS OF THE GREATEST OF GREAT LAKES), Carey Crim (DISTANCE LEARNING), Adrienne Dawes (TEEN DAD), William/">William/">William/">William Missouri Downs (HOW TO STEAL A Picasso/">Picasso/">Picasso/">Picasso), Tyler Dwiggins (THE BINDING), Idris Goodwin (JACKED!), Michael Griffo (MATERIAL GIRLS, PROMAPOCALYPSE, VAMPIRE VALEDICTORIAN), C. Julian Jiménez (JULIO AIN'T GOIN' DOWN LIKE THAT), MJ Kaufman (SAGITTARIUS PONDeRosa/">DeRosa/">DeRosa/">DeRosa, SENSITIVE GUYS), Stacie Lents (COLLEGE COLORS), Rich Orloff (BLESSINGS FROM THE PANDEMIC), David Overton (THRICE UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR: A TRIPTYCH OF THREE-ACTOR TRYSTS), Douglas Post (HOWARDS END), Jonathan Rand (#HASHTAG, THE ACTS OF LIFE), Caridad Svich (RED BIKE), Thomas/">Thomas/">Thomas/">Thomas/">R. Eric Thomas/">Thomas/">Thomas/">Thomas (MRS. HARRISON), John Yearley (8 MINUTES, 20 SECONDS), and Don Zolidis (THE BRIGHTEST THING OR THE SQUONK PLAY, A DARK SKY FULL OF STARS).

More titles are currently in preparation for release.

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