Britton Buttrill is a Georgia expatriate living and writing in New York City. His plays explore themes of isolation versus intimacy as well as aspiration and its incumbent failures as seen through the lens of marginalized subcultures, typically within the milieu of the American South.
Britton's full length plays include AWAKE & LOVE, TEMPORAL, SCRATCHING, THE WEIGH IN, THERE ARE GHOSTS IN LONG SWAMP, and JUGGALICIOUS. His work has been presented at Naked Angels, The Flea, Crashbox Theater, The Skeleton Rep, HERE Arts Center, Fringe NYC, Marrow's Edge, Pinch n' Ouch Theatre, Midtown International Theatre Festival, The Essential Theatre Festival, and Atlanta Fringe Festival. He was the recipient of the E.B. Osbourne Artists Fellowship from the Purnell School, The New South Young Playwrights Award, and was the first recipient of the Jon Robin Baitz Writer's Residency.
He is currently the managing director and playwright in residence for The Skeleton Rep, an NYC based performance company.
Britton is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and holds an MFA in Playwriting from The New School for Drama.