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Gabriel Jason Dean

 
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Gabriel Jason Dean is a New York / Austin based theatre-maker who originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. His plays have been produced or developed at Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, the Lark, New York Stage & Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Gabriel Jason Dean is a New York / Austin based theatre-maker who originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. His plays have been produced or developed at Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, the Lark, New York Stage & Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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 Linda Habjan, Gabriel Jason Dean, Carrie Blomquist, Brad Lohrenz Photo

Linda Habjan, Gabriel Jason Dean, Carrie Blomquist, Brad Lohrenz

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Luke Leonard, Paul Brill, Gabriel Jason Dean

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Gabriel Jason Dean, Daniela Garcia-Brcek

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Gabriel Jason Dean, Deirdre O’Connell

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Gabriel Jason Dean Biography

Gabriel Jason Dean is a New York / Austin based theatre-maker who originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. His plays have been produced or developed at Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, the Lark, New York Stage & Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ International, Red Orchid Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre, Dad's Garage Theatre , Actor's Express, Horizon Theatre, FronteraFest, Source Festival, the Cohen New Works Festival, Essential Theatre, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Gabriel received the Kennedy Center’s ACTF 2012 Paula Vogel Prize, Theatre for Young Audiences Award and was Runner-Up for the Harold & Mimi Steinberg National Playwriting Award. In 2011, Gabriel received the Kennedy Center’s ACTF Ken Ludwig Prize for a body of work from an emerging writer and was Runner-Up for the New Dramatist’s Princess Grace Award. His script for children, The Transition of Doodle Pequeño, received the 2013 American Alliance for Theatre & Education Distinguished Play Award, the 2011 New England Theatre Conference Aurand Harris Award and was selected for the 2012 Kennedy Center New Visions / New Voices Conference. Gabriel is the recipient of the 2010 Essential Theatre New Play Prize for Qualities of Starlight. A short play, PigSkin won the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. Gabriel was voted “Favorite Local Playwright” in Creative Loafing--Atlanta and is the recipient of the James A. Michener Playwriting Fellowship, the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Playwriting Award, the Porter Fleming Prize for Fiction, the Sidney Lanier Prize for Poetry, and a winner of the Horizon Theatre Young Playwright's Festival. Other plays have been finalists or semi-finalists for the Seven Devils Conference, The O’Neill Theatre Conference, Portland Center Stage’s JAW Festival, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, Interact’s 20/20 Commissions, Page 73 Fellowship, the Julliard Wallace Fellowship, Lark Play Development Center and Aurora Theatre Global Age Project. His scripts are published through Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing and Playscripts. Gabriel's poetry, fiction and journalism has been published in Snake Nation Review, The Tower, Eclectica Magazine, The Melic Review, and Creative Loafing. He received the Porter Fleming Prize for Fiction and the Sidney Lanier Prize for Poetry. Gabriel is currently on faculty for Spalding University’s Brief-Residency MFA Program and a CORE Writer at The Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis. BA: Oglethorpe University. MFA: UT-Austin Michener Center for Writers.




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Cleveland Play House Appoints Interim Artistic Director,  Mark Cuddy Photo Cleveland Play House Appoints Interim Artistic Director, Mark Cuddy
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

Cleveland Play House Board of Directors is has announced that regional theatre veteran Mark Cuddy has been appointed to serve as Interim Artistic Director. Industry visionary and arts champion Mark Cuddy comes to Cleveland from Rochester, NY, having served as Artistic Director of Geva Theatre Center.

HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology Photo HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

After celebrating its ten-year anniversary in 2021, HowlRound Theatre Commons announces its first published anthology, featuring essays from each year of the last decade, available for preorder now.

HURRICANE DIANE Comes to Rec Room Arts in May Photo HURRICANE DIANE Comes to Rec Room Arts in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Rec Room Arts will present the Houston premiere of Hurricane Diane, Madeleine George's (Hulu's Only Murders in the Building) Obie Award-winning play that turns the Greek god Dionysus into Diane, a lesbian permaculture gardener whose secret mission is to save the planet from the ravages of climate change. Lily Wolff (Alley Theatre) will direct the production.

Lucille Lortel Theatre Announces Winners of 3rd Annual NYC Public High School Playwri Photo Lucille Lortel Theatre Announces Winners of 3rd Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

The Lucille Lortel Theatre is pleased to announce the recipients of the 3rd Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship, created as an opportunity for aspiring young writers citywide to get unparalleled access to professional theater artists for mentoring. The Fellows and Finalists of the program represent every borough of NYC. Each aspiring playwright submitted an original 10-minute play, and was judged by the following panel of playwrights and directors: Preston Burger, Gethsemane Herron, A.J. Muhammad, Cherry Lou Sy, and Gabriel Vega Weissman. Plays were chosen based on dramatic structure and the playwright's individual voice.  

59E59 Theaters Cancels Remaining Performances of HEARTLAND Photo 59E59 Theaters Cancels Remaining Performances of HEARTLAND
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

59E59 Theaters has just announced that Heartland, a new play written by Gabriel Jason Dean, in collaboration with Geva Theatre Center, has canceled its remaining performances due to breakthrough COVID cases in the company.

Photos: Inside Look at 59E59's HEARTLAND at the Geva Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Look at 59E59's HEARTLAND at the Geva Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) to present Heartland, a new play written by Gabriel Jason Dean, in collaboration with Geva Theatre Center. Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh, Heartland plays now through April 10, 2022.

BWW Interview: Mark Cuddy on Playing the Lead Role in 59E59's HEARTLAND Photo BWW Interview: Mark Cuddy on Playing the Lead Role in 59E59's HEARTLAND
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) to present Heartland, a new play written by Gabriel Jason Dean, in collaboration with Geva Theatre Center. Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh, Heartland plays now through April 10, 2022. 

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of HEARTLAND at Geva Theatre Center Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of HEARTLAND at Geva Theatre Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Geva Theatre Center is presenting Heartland, now running through April 10, 2022. 

BWW Review:  HEARTLAND at 59E59 Theaters-A Powerful Story Excellently Presented Photo BWW Review: HEARTLAND at 59E59 Theaters-A Powerful Story Excellently Presented
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 29, 2022

Live theatre is back, and we are so pleased to visit 59E59 Theaters and see Heartland, a production presented by Geva Theatre Center. This outstanding play is written by Gabriel Jason Dean, superbly directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh and features a top-notch cast.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.


Gabriel Jason Dean Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Gabriel Jason Dean written?
Gabriel Jason Dean has written 1 shows including Entangled (Playwright).