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John Minigan

 
Bio:
John Minigan is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing. His plays have been developed with Orlando Shakespeare Theater, New Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Portland Stage Company, The Landing Theatre, and the Great Plains Theatre Conference. Queen of Sad ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Minigan is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing. His plays have been developed with Orlando Shakespeare Theater, New Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Portland Stage Company, The Landing Theatre, and the Great Plains Theatre Conference. Queen of Sad ... (read complete bio)
 

 

John Minigan Biography

John Minigan is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing. His plays have been developed with Orlando Shakespeare Theater, New Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Portland Stage Company, The Landing Theatre, and the Great Plains Theatre Conference. Queen of Sad Mischance was a 2020 winner of the New American Voices Festival and Gold Prize winner in the 2019 Clauder Competition for New England plays. Noir Hamlet was a Boston Globe Critics’ Pick, an Elliot Norton Outstanding New Script nominee, EDGEMedia Best of Boston Theater for 2018, and enjoyed a successful run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. His work has been included in the Best American Short Plays, Best Ten-Minute Short Plays, and New England New Plays anthologies. John is a five-time winner of the Firehouse New Works Contest, a winner of the Nantucket Short Play Contest, the North Park Playwrights Festival, the Rover Dramawerks Competition, the Longwood 0-60 Contest, New York’s 8-Minute Madness Festival, the Nor’Eastern Playwriting Contest, Seoul Players Contest, and the KNOCK International Short Play Competition.
He is on the faculties of Emerson College and The Hanover Theatre Conservatory and serves as a Dramatists Guild Ambassador for Eastern New England.




John Minigan News

Kennedy Center Hosts American College Theater Festival National Awards; Plus Finalist Photo Kennedy Center Hosts American College Theater Festival National Awards; Plus Finalists and Award Winners
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts virtually hosted more than 125 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. 

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW World Premiere & More Announced for Greater Boston Stage  Photo THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW World Premiere & More Announced for Greater Boston Stage Company Season 23
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Greater Boston Stage Company will welcome audiences back for their 23rd season. “With shows like the locally-set Little Women, the World Premiere one-man adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and the small-town comedy Popcorn Falls, Season 23 speaks directly to our audience and region without forgetting about the wider world in which we live.”

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1 Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Boston Playwrights' Theatre announces the in-person return of its annual celebration of new short plays. Boston Theater Marathon XXIV will feature 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies. The event will take place in BPT's home theatre on Boston University's West Campus.

Actors' Theatre Produces On Demand Film Of The 8 Tens Festival Photo Actors' Theatre Produces On Demand Film Of The 8 Tens Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Santa Cruz County Actors' Theatre was in full swing to return to live performances with the famed 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival in January, when the fast spreading COVID-19 variant Omicron shut the production before it opened.

Actors' Theatre Reopens with 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival Photo Actors' Theatre Reopens with 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021

Santa Cruz County Actors’  Theatre returns to live performances after nearly two years of closure due to the pandemic. The 26th Annual 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival opens January 14 and plays through February 6, at the Center Stage Theater in downtown Santa Cruz.

Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Presents THE GREENWAY SERIES Photo Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Presents THE GREENWAY SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2021

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced its continuation of the Walking Plays audio series titled, The Greenway Series.

ANDTheatre Company Presents 14th Annual 'Eclectics' Festival Photo ANDTheatre Company Presents 14th Annual 'Eclectics' Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

ANDTheatre Company has announced the 14th Annual 'Eclectic Evening of Shorts,' a benefit for ANDTheatre Co.

BWW Review: BSC'S 2021 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company Photo BWW Review: BSC'S 2021 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company
by Marc Savitt - Mar 14, 2021

“Who knew when we started our 10x10 New Play Festival ten years ago that it would become one of our most popular events of the year?” said Artistic Director Julianne Boyd. “We started with two weeks of performances and as of last year, we ran our 10x10 Plays for one month in the middle of the winter.'

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 6, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 6-7, 2021.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edit Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Boston Playwrights’ Theatre will present Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edition, featuring 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies via the video conferencing tool Zoom.