Gabriel Jason Dean
Affiliated Writer
Brooklyn, NY

Gabriel Jason Dean's plays have been produced or developed at New York Theatre Workshop, the Lark, New York Stage and Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ International, Red Orchid Theatre, Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre, and Illinois Shakespeare Festival, to name a few. Gabriel has received multiple honors from the Kennedy Center including the Paula Vogel Prize, Ken Ludwig Prize, Theatre for Young Audiences Award, Runner-Up for the Harold & Mimi Steinberg National Playwriting Award, and being developed at the New Visions / New Voices Conference. Other honors include the James A. Michener Fellowship at UT-Austin, Runner-Up for the New Dramatist's Princess Grace Award, New England Theatre Conference Aurand Harris Award, Essential Theatre New Play Prize, and winner of the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. His plays have been finalists or semi-finalists for the Seven Devils Conference, The O’Neill Theatre Conference, JAW at Portland Center Stage, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, Interact’s 20/20 Commissions, Page 73 Fellowship, the Julliard Wallace Fellowship, Lark Play Development Center, and Aurora Theatre Global Age Project. His scripts are published through Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing, and Playscripts. Gabriel is a Core Writer at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis and on faculty for Spalding University’s Brief-Residency MFA Program.

Agent Information

Max Grossman
New York


Gabriel Dean's musical Our New Town is premiering at Wagner College on Staten Island, directed by Theresa McCarthy and music directed by Wendy Feaver. 

Luna Stage recently announced its 2018-2019 Mainstage season, including Heartland by Gabriel Jason Dean, which runs from April 4th to April 28th 2019. 

Member Gabriel Dean's play Heartland will be presented March 29 - April 21, 2019 as part of InterAct Theatre Company's 2018/19 season, in addition to being a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. More info at

 Gabriel Jason Dean's Heartland  selected for the Geva Theatre Center's 2017/18 season. See the link for more details:

Gabriel Dean's Terminus at Vortex Repertory Company wins the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Production of a Drama