Playwright D.W. Gregory reads from her award-winning short fiction May 15 in Long Branch, NJ. “A Tale of Two Misters” is part of New Jersey Repertory’s Monday Night ‘One Stand’ series and features readings of two short stories. In Mr. Henry, a retired schoolteacher finds love and hope in his next-door neighbor’s tomato patch. In […]
Barter Theatre will present D.W. Gregory’s new comedy A Thing of Beauty in its Appalachian Festival of New Plays and Playwrights Feb. 23 – Feb. 26 in Abingdon, VA. The play will receive a staged reading on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m., in Barter’s Smith Theatre. Directed by Derek Davidson, the reading features Tricia Matthews, […]
Playwright and fiction writer D.W. Gregory has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize for her short story, ‘Mr. Kindness,’ a fantasy about a lonely farm wife whose life is transformed by a visit from a mysterious seed salesman. The Pushcart Prize honors the best literary works published in American small presses. Mr. Kindness was the […]
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MULTIGENERATIONAL LEGACIES OF TRAUMA ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS NEW YORK—Oct. 21, 2022—The International Center for Multigenerational Legacies of Trauma (ICMGLT) is pleased to announce the 2022 winners of its Repairer awards, granted to outstanding artists whose body of work exemplifies the values of the Center in advocating for […]
Broadway World has named Washington Stage Guild’s Memoirs of a Forgotten Man by D.W. Gregory one of the Top Ten best bets for theatre in Washington, D.C., this month. The production opens May 5 at the Undercroft Theatre, 900 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. A 2018 hit at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Memoirs of a […]
Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory will receive its New York premiere at Obie-award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse, 220 E. 4th Street, in Manhattan. The play has been newly revised for a limited run Oct. 28 – Nov. 21, directed by Laura Livingston. Radium Girls is based on the true story of the women who painted watch dials […]
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Playwright D.W. Gregory is one of eight finalists for the 2021 West Virginia Fiction Competition. The competition is sponsored by Shepherd University’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities, which announced the finalists June 9. Gregory was selected for her short story, “Mr. Kindness,” a fantasy about a bored farm wife whose life […]
“Three Rings, No Diamonds,” a new ten-minute comedy by D.W. Gregory, will be featured on a bill of short works at Magnetic Theatre of Asheville, N.C., June 11-12. The play is a two-character piece about a relationship coach and her most difficult client. “He’s a real guy kind of guy,” Gregory says of the client. […]
PRESS RELEASE: LOS ANGELES– Playwright D.W. Gregory, author of Radium Girls and Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, has been included in a video wiki “Seven Talented Contemporary Playwrights,” by Ezvid Wiki. The seven featured writers are: Jacqueline E. Lawton, Jen Silverman, Gwydion Suilebhan, D.W. Gregory, Matthew Paul Olmos, Madhuri Shekar, and Anne Garcia-Romero. Gregory is […]
Metropolitan Playhouse, an Obie-award-winning theater, will present the New York premiere of D.W. Gregory’s RADIUM GIRLS, newly revised for a limited run from March 19 through April 12, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Laura Livingston (State of the Union, The Jazz Singer) directs an ensemble of 10 actors doubling into more […]
For the second year in a row, Radium Girls, by D.W. Gregory, has been named one of the ten most-produced plays in U.S. high schools, edging up to the No. 8 slot from No. 10 in the 2017-18 school year. The Educational Theatre Association issued the results of its annual survey of 3,000 high schools […]
Broadway World’s Marina Kennedy interviews D.W. Gregory about her upcoming production of Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, inspired by the true story of a Soviet journalist with the gift of total recall. New Jersey Repertory Company presents The National New Play Network Rolling world premiere from August 15-September 15, 2019. Directed by James Glossman, the play […]
Memoirs of a Forgotten Man is now in print! London-based Bloomsbury Press recently announced the release of “Plays by Women from the Contemporary American Theater Festival,” under its Methuen Drama imprint. The anthology includes five plays by women playwrights produced at CATF. The collection is edited by CATF’s Managing Director Peggy McKowen and Artistic Director […]
I am thrilled to report that Radium Girls was among the 10 most-produced full-length plays in U.S. high schools in 2017-18, according to the Educational Theatre Association’s annual survey, released Aug 1. As a result, National Public Radio has updated its report on the most-popular high school plays and Radium Girls gets a mention. EDTA, […]
The National New Play Network announces the rolling world premiere for Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, starting with the acclaimed production at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival in Shepherdstown, W.Va., and continuing with productions at Shadowland Stages in Ellenville, N.Y., and New Jersey Repertory Co., in Long Branch, N.J., in 2019. Read the full release […]
Memory is a treacherous force in “Memoirs of a Forgotten Man,” D.W. Gregory’s suspenseful and carefully wrought what-if, set in the Soviet Union during, and just after, Stalin’s rule.
Radium Girls just closed a sellout run at Mana Little Theatre in Plimmerton, New Zealand.
“The Sudden Sixties” was featured in The Ferber Project at New Jersey Repertory Company May 30-June 3. The play was one of five short works based on short stories by Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Edna Ferber.
D.W. Gregory was one of 78 Maryland artists to be recognized for excellence in their field by the Maryland State Arts Council at a celebration on May 20 in Baltimore. The 2018 Individual Arts Awards were chosen from among 367 applicants and included grants to 18 playwrights from around the state.
On March 3 and 4, the celebrated playwright of “Radium Girls,” DW Gregory is coming to Millersville University for a post-show talkback with the audience. She is also giving a workshop on playwriting. Her show “Radium Girls” has been done at countless schools, but the idea all started with a drive and desire to tell the girls’ story.
Every year the Fringe produces a few real standouts among its more serious offerings. D.W. Gregory’s thoughtful and funny Salvation Road is an excellent example. Anchored by a talented young cast and brimming with intellectual brain food, Salvation Road is a powerful little play about the opaque nature of understanding and belief.