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Bob Bartlett Biography

 
Bio:
Bob Bartlett’s plays include UNION, an ink-still-drying fiction chronicling Walt Whitman’s years living and loving in Washington, DC during the Civil War; E2, a contemporary reimagining of Marlowe's Edward II, which premiered last season at Maryland's Rep Stage; SWIMMING WITH WHALES (1st Stage); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bob Bartlett’s plays include UNION, an ink-still-drying fiction chronicling Walt Whitman’s years living and loving in Washington, DC during the Civil War; E2, a contemporary reimagining of Marlowe's Edward II, which premiered last season at Maryland's Rep Stage; SWIMMING WITH WHALES (1st Stage); ... (read complete bio)

Bob Bartlett’s plays include UNION, an ink-still-drying fiction chronicling Walt Whitman’s years living and loving in Washington, DC during the Civil War; E2, a contemporary reimagining of Marlowe's Edward II, which premiered last season at Maryland's Rep Stage; SWIMMING WITH WHALES (1st Stage); HAPPINESS (AND OTHER REASONS TO DIE) (The Welders); THE ACCIDENT BEAR (The Avenue Laundromat); THE REGULAR (2020 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference); THE ORBIT OF MERCURY (2017 O'Neill Finalist); BAREBACK INK, a queer reimagining of the Ganymede myth, which recently had runs at the Capital and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals and NYC's Hard Sparks; and most recently THREE STRANGERS SITTING AROUND A BACKYARD FIREPIT AT TWO IN THE MORNING LISTENING TO BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN'S NEBRASKA, which the playwright produced in his backyard. Bartlett is an affiliated artist with the National New Play Network, a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, and a member of the theatre faculty at Bowie State University, where he teaches playwriting and screenwriting. He is a founding member of The Welders, a DC-based, producing playwrights collective, who earned his MFA in Playwriting at Catholic University of America and lives in an old farmhouse near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.