A Chicago-ish playwright and educator whose plays include Failure: A Love Story; Le Switch; The Homosexuals; The Burn; Dr.Seuss’s The Sneetches, the Musical (with composer David Mallamud); Spamtown, USA; The Gentleman Caller; Charm; Miss Marx: Or The Involuntary Side Effect of Living; and The Happiest Place on Earth. Philip has won some awards and not won some others. He’s taught playwriting at his alma mater, Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, Victory Gardens Theater and the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. Many of Philip’s plays, including his scripts for young performers, are available through Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, Inc. and Dramatic Publishing. He is currently working on an American English translaptation of Michel Tremblay’s Messe Solennelle Pour Une Pleine Lune D'été and an audio play for Audible.com.
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Affiated writer Philip Dawkins's play THE GENTLEMAN CALLER received its world premier extended run in Chicago at The Raven Theater in the spring of 2018, running concurrently with its NYC premier at the Abingdon Theater Co.
CHARM, by affilated writer Philip Dawkins, enjoyed an extended run at MCC Theater in New York in fall 2017, under the direction of Will Davis.
The New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco will produce the regional premiere of Philip Dawkins' play Le Switch, running from October through December 2017.
Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is working with playwright Philip Dawkins to create a new play set in Austin, MN during the 1980s Hormel Strike.