Gary Winter

Gary Winter is a member of OBIE award winner 13P. From 1998-2008 Gary served as Literary Manager of the Flea Theater, where he currently helps organize Pataphysics, workshops for playwrights. His plays include Cooler (Chocolate Factory; defunktheatre); At Said (PS 122-13P #4); Golem and Dead Reckoning (Cherry Lane Alternative); Ominous Bastard of Czsherpishnek(HERE); The Lake and Aeneas (The Flea); Jigsaw Nation (South Coast Rep, Curious Theater Co. and 2005 New York Fringe Festival). Short plays at Sticky, Little Theater and Brick. I Love Neil LaBute was published in the 2009 edition of the New York Theater Review. Gary recently completed the libretto Carnival of Souls for composer Jonathan Newman. The White Roomwas a finalist for ATL’s 2009 Heideman Award, and was published in Eleven Eleven Journal #8. He has also received readings/workshops at NYU, the Long Wharf, Playwrights Horizons, E.S.T. and Geva Theater. From 1984-1989 Gary directed the legendary Scott & Gary Show for cable television, which featured live performances by experimental bands, such as The Beastie Boys, Shockabilly and Butthole Surfers. In 2008 the program was acquired by NYU’s Fales Library Special Collections. Recipient of The Goldberg Award, Lark Theater Fellow, Dramatists Guild Fellow, Dasha-Epstein Fellow, John Golden Award, and support from MacDowell Colony and YADDO. Awarded a Spielberg Foundation Righteous Persons Fellowship to study Eastern European Jewry in Krakow. Gary occasionally reviews plays for the Brooklyn Rail. MFA-NYU.