George Brant
Affiliated Writer
Cleveland Heights, OH
Biography

George Brant's plays include GroundedMarie and RosettaInto the Breeches!The Prince of ProvidenceTender AgeElephant's GraveyardGrizzly MamaThe Mourner's BenchGood on Paper, Any Other NameSalvageThree Voyages of the LobotomobileNight of the MimeOne Hand Clapping, and Dark Room. His scripts have been produced internationally by the Public Theater, the Atlantic Theater Company, Cleveland Play House, Trinity Repertory Compaany, the Studio Theatre, the Alley Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory, Westport Country Playhouse, London's Gate Theatre, Page 73, and Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre, among others.

Brant received a Lucille Lortel Award, an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, a Kennedy Center National Playwriting Award, the Smith Prize, a Scotsman Fringe First Award, a Creative Workforce Fellowship, an Off-West End Theatre Award, an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, three OAC Individuaal Excellence Awards, the Teatro Netto Festival Grand Prize, and the Keene Prize for Literature.

Brant was awarded fellowships form the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, MacDowell Colony, the McCarter Theatre Center, New Harmony Project, Blue Mountain Center, Hermitage Artist's Retreat, the Djerassi Resident Artist's Program, and the Michener Center for Writers, and been commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera, Trinity Repertory Company, Theatre 4, aand Dobama Theatre. He is published by Samuel French, Oberon Books, S. Fischer Verlag, and Smith & Kraus. 

Agent Information

Seth Glewen
Gersh
41 Madison Ave, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10010
212-997-1818
sglewen@gersh.com

Successes

The Prince of Providence, written by George Brant and based on the Mike Stanton book of the same name. Taibi Magar will direct this revival of Trinity Rep’s 2019 production about Providence’s deep and complicated relationship with their charismatic but corrupt former mayor Buddy

George Brant's Into the Breeches! will be featured in Northlight Theatre's 2019-19 season. It runs from May 9th to June 16th. 

George Brant's Marie and Rosetta, a show about the dynamic musical duo of Sister Rosetta and Marie Knight, will be part of the TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 2018-19 Season. 

George Brant's Marie and Rosetta to be part of the Detroit Public Theater's 2017/18 season! See the link for more info: http://www.broadwayworld.com/detroit/article/Detroit-Public-Theatre-Anno...

George Brant's play Marie and Rosetta will be included in Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2017-2018 season.