George Brant

George Brant’s plays include Elephant’s Graveyard, Grounded, The Mourners’ Bench, Any Other Name, Salvage, Grizzly Mama, Three Voyages of the Lobotomobile, Defiant, Dark Room, One Hand Clapping, and The Royal Historian of Oz. A Core Writer at the Playwright’s Center, his scripts have been produced internationally by Trinity Repertory Company, City Theatre, the Gate Theatre of London, Page 73, the Drama League, and Premiere Stages, among others.  He has received the Kennedy Center’s David Cohen National Playwriting Award, the Smith Prize, the Keene Prize for Literature and an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for 2012.  He has been awarded writing fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the McCarter Theatre Center, Blue Mountain Center, and the Michener Center for Writers. He is published by Samuel French and Smith & Kraus.