Patrick Flynn

Birth Place: Wilmington, DE

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Patrick Flynn is a Helen Hayes Award-nominated playwright & award-winning filmmaker based in Washington, DC. Produced stage works include _The Ferberizing of Coral_ (winner, Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival), _Tinker Bell_ (licensed by Dramatic Publishing), _The Velveteen Rabbit_ (Helen Hayes Award-nomination "Best Adapted Play"), _Giant Box of Porn_ (“Best of Fringe,” DC Metro Theatre Arts), _Sheila and Moby_ (Helen Hayes Recommended, Flying V Theatre), _Where in North Dakota is Carmen Sandiego?_ (Awesome Con 2018). His podcast 'The Original Cast' was named one of the “7 Standout Theatre Podcasts of 2018” by Playbill. Web series: _I Live With This_ (Outstanding Series & Outstanding Writing, L.A. Webfest), _Long Distance Relationship_ (Bronze Medal, TIVA-DC Peer Awards), _Keith Powell Directs a Play_ (starring 30ROCK‘s Keith Powell and Aubrey Plaza). He is a 10-year veteran of the 48 Hour Film Project and has received 8 best-of-city awards, 3 writing awards, and Best Film for his short _For Whom the Whistle Blows_. His book _Visual Literacy: A Practical Text on the Analysis, History, and Creation of Visual Media_ is available from Kendall-Hunt. He is a professor at American University & Catholic University and a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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[Australia, 1969]
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FST Opens Its Children's Theatre Series With New Adaptation Of THE VELVETEEN RABBIT

FST opens its Children's Theatre Series with a new adaptation of THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, a touching tale of love and self-acceptance. Don't miss this Helen Hayes Award-nominated play at FST's Keating Theatre. Tickets on sale now!

Florida Studio Theatre Reveals 2023-2024 Children's Theatre Series Lineup

 Florida Studio Theatre has announced the lineup for its four-show Children’s Theatre Series, providing families with outstanding theatre experiences on the weekend at an affordable price.

BWW Review: THE VELVETEEN RABBIT at Des Moines Playhouse: An Imaginative Journey That Will Feel Real For All Ages

Children can tell some of the most creative stories. They aren't afraid to let whatever is in their imagination come to life. As we get older, we tend to let go of the imaginative stories we tell and focus more on the reality of what is currently going on in our lives. Des Moines playhouse opened their production of 'The Velveteen Rabbit, by Patrick Flynn, based on the book by Margery Williams, on April 16. Their imaginative telling taps into the power of a child's imagination and leaves audiences with a story that is both timely and heartwarming.

HGTV OBSESSED Podcast Offers Superfans Exclusive Interviews with Top Network Stars

The network that attracts nearly 42 million viewers each month and is the #1 cable network among women will give its fans even more of what they crave with the launch of a new podcast, HGTV Obsessed.

WHAT IS LOVE ACTUALLY? Podcast Available Today

Today, Friday, November 27th, Patrick Flynn (creator of The Original Cast and playwright) & Beth Amann (Managing Director of Monumental Theatre Company) have released the new podcast, What is Love Actually?

DC Theatre Community Members Release WHAT IS LOVE, ACTUALLY? Podcast 

On Friday, November 27th, Patrick Flynn (creator of The Original Cast and DC-based playwright) & Beth Amann (Managing Director of Monumental Theatre Company) will release the new podcast, What is Love Actually? 

Adventure Virtually Stages Jingle in July on July 26

Adventure Theatre MTC announces the playwrights for Jingle in July, a playwriting festival for family audiences full of the trappings of snow, lights, gifts, cards, family, and fantasy. 

Streaming Plays, Entertaining Podcasts, And Fun Theater Challenges For Kids: At Home With Washington Theater

There are plenty of virtual events and online classes currently on offer from shuttered theaters. At 8pm on May 3, Flying V Theatre will be streaming their award-winning musical You, or Whatever I Can Get, 'a deeply personal and hysterically funny look at the insecurities and anxieties of relationships and dating in your early 30s,' FREE on their Facebook page with specially recorded behind-the-scenes creator commentary from the writing team.

BWW Interview: At Home With Robbie Rozelle

Robbie Rozelle is always in demand, whatever your cabaret needs are, and here Stephen Mosher talks to Mr. Rozelle about life in the living room and the cabaret room.

10 MORE Theatre-Themed Podcasts to Get You Through Quarantine

Still in need of something new to listen to while stuck inside to get your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 MORE theatre-related podcasts that will help get you through!

BWW Review: TINKER BELL at Des Moines Playhouse: Believe in Fairies and Friendship!

Do you believe in fairies? Or have you grown too old for that belief? Maybe a better question is, do you have a friend? Someone who believes in you, especially when you disagree with each other? Des Moines Playhouse's current production of 'Tinker Bell' by Patrick Flynn, uses everyone's favorite fairy to tell a new but familiar story. She takes the audience on a journey that allows them to reflect on what it means to have a friend. Will this production have you believing in fairies, or friendship by the time you leave?

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

Broadwaysted Podcast Presents Three-Part Christmas Musical Series BROADWAYSTED, ACTUALLY Starring James Monroe Iglehart, Alexandra Silber, Tee Boyich, Aaron J. AlbanoMore

Broadwaysted, the happiest happy hour on Broadway proudly featured on the Broadway Podcast Network, is thrilled to be presenting their newest Holiday Radio Musical, Broadwaysted, Actually. The original, three-part holiday musical event is airing on Broadwaysted throughout December as a drive to support the non-profit Broadway Bound Kids, a transformative and inclusive community that inspires and empowers young lives through the performing arts.

HGTV Announces New Year's Day Lineup

Once the ball drops, HGTV will ring in 2020 with a relax and recover, must-see lineup of New Year's Day programming that kicks off with a refreshed version of the nostalgia-filled hit series A Very Brady Renovation at 7 a.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Brady Bunch superfans Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner from ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the updated episodes will include newly added memories, reflections and behind-the-scenes secrets from Barry Williams (Greg), Maureen McCormick (Marcia), Eve Plumb (Jan), Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy).  Since the renovation of the world-famous Brady Bunch house in North Hollywood began in November 2018, ET has followed its epic overhaul, so Kevin and Nischelle could not wait to revisit the completely transformed home with the Brady cast.  

BWW Review: THE VELVETEEN RABBIT at Adventure Theatre

This veddy British tale of the undying love between a child and her lop-eared, sawdust-filled velveteen rabbit is a storybook treat to look at --  pretty enough to honor the classic children's book on which it is based and well played by a cast adept at posh British accents and lots of hopping. 

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes THE LIGHTNING THIEF Composer/Lyricist Rob Rokicki

This week, the Broadwaysted Crew is having a blast sharing laughs and stories with Rob Rokicki, composer and lyricist of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical! We're pouring out Milagro Tequila and Hudson Whiskey while Rob spills about the epic journey from page to stage for Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief, going from bartender to composer/lyricist in a Broadway theatre, and things that you should definitely not put in the microwave.

Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Its 68th Professional Season

Impending Executive Director of Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) Leon Seemann and exiting Artistic Director Michael J. Bobbitt announce the full line-up and all-female directing team for the 2019-2020 Season.

Photo Flash: First Look at TINKER BELL at First Stage

First Stage concludes its 2018/19 mainstage season with a sparkling new adaptation of TINKER BELL, written by playwright Patrick Flynn and based on the works of Sir J.M. Barrie. This family-friendly adventure brings to the stage characters audiences know and love - Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Boys and Captain Hook - but told all from the unique perspective of the feisty fairy, Tinker Bell. With over a dozen different puppets, original music and even some potent fairy dust, Milwaukee families will get to experience theater magic at its best. The world of Neverland will come to life in the Todd Wehr Theater like it has never been seen before! Audience members young and old won't want to miss taking this fantastic voyage in TINKER BELL.

First Stage Presents TINKER BELL, A Family-Friendly Adventure To Neverland

First Stage concludes its 2018/19 mainstage season with a sparkling new adaptation of TINKER BELL, written by playwright Patrick Flynn and based on the works of Sir J.M. Barrie. This family-friendly adventure brings to the stage characters audiences know and love - Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Boys and Captain Hook - but told all from the unique perspective of the feisty fairy, Tinker Bell. With over a dozen different puppets, original music and even some potent fairy dust, Milwaukee families will get to experience theater magic at its best. The world of Neverland will come to life in the Todd Wehr Theater like it has never been seen before! Audience members young and old won't want to miss taking this fantastic voyage in TINKER BELL.

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by Runyonland Productions at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Runyonland Productions will present Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, inspired by the Kaufman and Hart play of the same name, in concert on February 28th - March 1st at 7:30pm at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in Ann Arbor, MI. Original Broadway lead actress Ann Morrison will be in attendance opening night, along with others from the 1981 production.

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