Playwright, The Messenger
Jeff Talbott’s play i was developed in Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-by-Play Series and subsequently produced by PTC in 2018. His play A Public Education was also seen in Play-by-Play and was a finalist for the 2015 O’Neill Playwrights Conference. Other plays: The Submission (Off-Broadway – MCC Theater; Laurents/Hatcher Award and Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Award for New American Play; published and licensed by Samuel French); The Gravedigger’s Lullaby (Off-Broadway – TACT/Theatre Row; published and licensed by Dramatic Publishing); Civics and Humanities for Non-Majors (2018 O’Neill Finalist; Montclair State University and last fall at Utah State Univeristy); Joseph Cook (2019 O’Neill Finalist); Three Rules for the Dragon (2017 O’Neill Finalist), How to Build a City, Elliot and All the Stars in the Midnight Sky. He writes musicals with composer Will Van Dyke; as a musical theatre writing team they were finalists for the 2019 Fred Ebb Award. Jeff graduated with honors from the Yale School of Drama.