David Robson

DRobson Head Shotavid Robson is author of the plays PRICELESS (Penguin Rep), PLAYING THE ASSASSIN (Penguin Rep, InterAct Theatre Company/Act II Playhouse, Best Play Nomination, Philadelphia Theater Critics’ Awards), PLAYING LENI (co-written with John Stanton, Madhouse Theater Company), A FEW SMALL REPAIRS (Theater Catalyst), MAN MEASURES MAN (InterAct, Barrymore Nomination), AFTER DENMARK (Yellow Taxi Productions), OUT OF PLACE (Julie Harris Playwriting Award Finalist), and AMERICAN CHILD (Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays Finalist).

His produced short plays include KILLING NEIL LABUTE, MEL AND MEE, YOU RANG, THE SPEECH, and GOONS. Other work has been commissioned for the White Mountains Project and First and Second Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival.

David is recipient of the Hotel Obligado Audience Choice Award for New Work. Other honors include two playwriting fellowships and two grants from the Delaware Division of the Arts.

Play development: Walking Fish Theatre (Philadelphia) Bated Breath Theatre (Hartford), Lark (NYC), White Pines Productions (Philadelphia), City Theater Company (Wilmington), Great Plains Theatre Conference (Omaha), Last Frontier Theatre Conference (Valdez, Alaska), Mid-America Theatre Conference (Kansas City, Missouri), Rebel Theatre (NYC), Skewiff Theatre (Belfast, Northern Ireland), and New Theatre (Coral Gables, FL).

His plays and monologues are published by Smith and Kraus and Original Works Publishing.

David is a member of the Dramatists’ Guild and is a former playwright in residence at the Lark Play Development Center in New York City.