Wilkes University

Gregory Fletcher

Gregory FletcherGregory Fletcher
Playwright, Director

Gregory Fletcher is a graduate of California State University at Northridge with a B.A. in Theater, of Boston University with a M.A. in playwriting, and of Columbia University with an M.F.A. in Directing. His Off-Off Broadway playwriting credits include: Edenville, My Sister the Cow, Eight Times Around, Family of Flechner, Hangman, Roast Beef and the Rare Kiss, Robert Mapplethorpe's Flowers, Stairway to Heaven, and The Moon Alone. Regionally, his plays have been produced in Boston, Miami, Moscow (Idaho), and Provincetown. His plays have been published by Smith & Kraus, Back Stage Books, Dramatic Publishing, Wilde Magazine, Anco Entertainment in the Netherlands and Belgium, and a full collection of his short plays and brief principles of playwriting in Shorts and Briefs from Northampton House Press. Four essays have been published by Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln in their anthology Being: What Makes a Man, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Longridge Review, and Zoetic Press in their anthology Dearly Beloved, and a short story in The Night Bazaar by Northampton House Press. Fletcher is the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting and the National Ten-Minute Play Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and a first runner-up for the David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award. He was a playwriting grantee at the Sundance Theatre Lab, a nominee for Outstanding Original Short Script for the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, and a national finalist for the Heideman Award and the Reva Shiner Comedy Award. Fletcher has taught playwriting at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, at Niagara University, and currently at CUNY-Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. 

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