Brian Watkins

Resident Playwright

2016 -- 2023

Brian Watkins' plays include WYOMING (Lesser America, 2015), MY DAUGHTER KEEPS OUR HAMMER (The Flea, 2014), INTO THE EARTH WITH YOU, GAMES FOR AN EMPTY CUL-DE-SAC, and HIGH PLAINS (UK premiere at Underbelly - Edinburgh). His work has been seen and developed at New York Theatre Workshop, Labyrinth Theater Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Flea Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lesser America, Edinburgh Fringe, Intar, Brave New World Rep, Horse Trade Theater, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, The Drama League, Triptyk Studios, id Theater, Creede Repertory Theatre, Local Theatre Co., Wild Claw, Route 66, and Coho Theatre, among others. He is a New Dramatists resident playwright, the recipient of a Jerome Foundation/Tofte Lake Emerging Artist Fellowship, a Princess Grace Playwriting Award finalist, a recipient of the John Osborne Award for the Performing Arts, and a current Heideman Award finalist. His work is published by Broadway Play Publishing. Member of the Dramatists Guild. He is originally from Colorado.

ND Activity
  • Creativity Fund

    Creativity Fund

    The Creativity Fund blends the flexibility of a one-day play reading with the intensive focus of a two-week workshop, providing ten to fifteen playwrights per year the opportunity to program three to five day workshops on an ad hoc basis. Creativity Fund workshops are structured according to each writer's needs at any stage of development and are funded through a lead grant from the Andew W. Mellon Foundation.

  • Writers' Executive Committee

    Writers' Executive Committee

    The Writers' Executive Committee is a voluntary grouping of resident playwrights who meet throughout the year to discuss and make decisions concerning the work of New Dramatists and to help guide the organization.

Contact Info

Management:
Benjamin Blake
Heroes and Villains Entertainment
323.850.2990
benjamin@heroesandvillains-ent.com

Agent:
Amy Wagner
Abrams Artists Agency
275 Seventh Ave. 26th Floor
New York, NY 10001
646.486.4600
amy.wagner@abramsartny.com

Personal:
brianwatkins3@gmail.com

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