PLAYWRIGHT • CRAIG POSPISIL
Craig is the author of MONTHS ON END, SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN, THE DUNES, LIFE IS SHORT, and the collection CHOOSING SIDES, all published by Dramatists Play Service. He is a multiple award-winning author, six time Heideman Award finalist, and has received the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival’s Award for Excellence in Playwriting.
MONTHS ON END has been produced around the US, as well as in Australia and Hong Kong. SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN has had over sixty international productions in most major cities. THE DUNES has had runs with the Gallery Players in Brooklyn (workshop: Venice Theatre), readings at Barrow Group and Michael Chekhov Theatre, and has won Theatre Conspiracy's New Play Contest.
Craig wrote the book to the musicals DRIFT, produced at the New York Musical Festival, and DOT COMET, commissioned by the New Musical Development Fund.
Craig is the head writer for theAtrainplays, for which he has written sixteen short plays and musicals, including IT'S NOT YOU, TOURIST ATTRACTION and THE BEST WAY TO GO, which are published. IT'S NOT YOU was as well published and translated into Chinese. TOURIST ATTRACTION is collected in Best Stage Scenes 2006. Another Atrainplay FREE is part of CHOOSING SIDES and has had runs at the City Theatre in Miami and Rogue Machine Theatre in Los Angeles.
Other published plays include ON THE EDGE, GUERILLA GORILLA, PERCHANCE, A MOTHER'S LOVE, A PICTURE HOOK, and DISSONANCE, included in Best American Short Plays 2011-2012.
In addition to consistent productions, Craig's work has been translated into six languages, and his one-act plays, ON THE EDGE, INFANT MORALITY, PUT ASUNDER and THE SUBWAY were produced for radio broadcast.
With a Masters from New York University’s Dramatic Writing Department, Craig is a member of the Dramatists Guild, an editor of literary collections, and the Artistic Advisor to Winter Harbor Theatre Company in Portland, Maine.
He lives in NYC with his wife, financial reporter Alix Steel.