Ian August

Ian August’s full-length plays include: Zero (2020 Ashland New Plays Festival; Semi-Finalist BAPF), Brisé (2019 Great Plains Theatre Conference; Finalist 2019 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference; Finalist Lark Playwrights Week), The Excavation of Mary Anning (2019 Powerhouse Theatre Reading Series; 2018 Ashland New Plays Festival; Winner: DVRF New Playwright Program), Everything You Can Do (To Make the World a Better Place) (Selection, Catalyst @ UC Davis; Semi-Finalist 2020 Blue Ink Playwriting Award), Interviewese (Garry Marshall Theatre New Works Fest; Finalist 2018 New Comedy Fest B Street Theatre), The Goldilocks Zone, (Passage Theatre Company; Semi-Finalist 2015 O’Neill Conference), Donna Orbits the Moon (Scripps Ranch Theatre; Tiny Dynamite Productions; NJ Repertory Company), Missing Celia Rose (NYC Summer Play Festival; Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s “Playfest?; Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society), Submitted by C. Randall McCloskey (NY Intl. Fringe Festival), Cobbler (Finalist 2019 New Comedy Fest B Street Theatre), and All the Natalies in All the Universes. Mr. August’s YA play, Stay Safe, will premiere at the 74th Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the summer of 2022. Other works have been published by Samuel French, Inc., Pipeline / Applause Books, and Smith and Kraus Publishing. Mr. August is a founding member of the Princeton-based playwriting collective, the Witherspoon Circle, the ATG Playwrights Lab, and a graduated member of PlayPenn’s playwriting workshop, The Foundry. He lives at a NJ boarding school with one husband and two cats. ianaugustplaywright.com