Jeffrey Hatcher
Core Writer
Wayzata, MN

BROADWAY: Never Gonna Dance (book).

OFF-BROADWAY: Three Viewings and A Picasso at Manhattan Theatre Club; Scotland Road and The Turn of the Screw at Primary Stages; Lucky Duck (book w/Bill Russell) at the New Victory; Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom) at The Minetta Lane; Murder by Poe, The Turn of the Screw, and The Spy at The Acting Company; Neddy at American Place; and Fellow Travelers at Manhattan Punchline.

OTHER PLAYS/THEATERS: Compleat Female Stage Beauty, MrsMannerly, Murderers, Mercy of a Storm, Smash, Armadale, Korczak’s Children, To Fool the Eye, The Falls, A Piece of the Rope, Jeffrey Hatcher’s Hamlet, The Scarecrow and His Servant, All the Way with LBJ, The Government Inspector, DrJekyll and Mr. Hyde, and others at The Guthrie, Old Globe, Yale Rep, The Geffen, Seattle Rep, the Huntington Theater, Shakespeare Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Arizona Theater Company, San Jose Rep, The Empty Space, Indiana Rep, Children’s Theater Company, History Theater, Madison Rep, Intiman, Illusion, Denver Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Rep, Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Actors Theater of Louisville, Philadelphia Theater Company, Asolo, City Theater, Studio Arena, and dozens more in the U.S. and abroad.

FILM/ TV: Stage Beauty, Casanova, The Duchess, Mr. Holmes, and episodes of Columbo and The Mentalist.

GRANTS/AWARDS: NEA, TCG, Lila Wallace Fund, Rosenthal New Play Prize, Frankel Award, Charles MacArthur Fellowship Award, McKnight Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Barrymore Award Best New Play, and 2013 Ivey Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a member and/or alumnus of the Playwrights’ Center, the Dramatists Guild, the Writers Guild, and New Dramatists.


Lord Gordon Gordon, book by Jeffrey Hatcher, will run May 5-June 3, 2018 as part of History Theatre's 2017-2018 season.

Jeffrey Hatcher's (The Critic), “The Critic & The Real Inspector Hound,” nominated for the Helen Hayes for Outstanding Play or Musical Adaptation. Please see this link for more info.

Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation of Ibsen's The League of Youth recently opened with Commonweal Theatre. It will run until June 11, 2016. 

Jeffrey Hatcher's play Holmes and Watson will receive its world premiere in Arizona Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season

Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation of CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES was the highest grossing show in Huntington Theatre Company's history.