Ian Cohen

Full-length plays include OLD WOUNDS, selected by the Great Plains Theatre Conference for PlayLabs, Omaha, Nebraska; finalist Ashland New Plays Festival. BERTRAND PRIEST, winner of the Kaufman & Hart Award for New American Comedy, and subsequently produced at Arkansas Rep. LENNY & LOU, world premiere, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, D.C. Nominated, Charles MacArthur Award for Best Play and Best Resident Play as part of the Helen Hayes Awards. Also nominated, American Theatre Critic’s Association’s New Play Award. HE WHO LAUGHS, workshop, Yale Off-Broadway Theater, JCC Theaterworks, New Haven, CT.; Citation, Jerry Kaufman Award. VATTAGO, featured at undergroundzero, PS 122, selected as a PlayLabs Playwrights Center semi-finalist and winner of the Jerry Kaufman Award. JEFFERSON STREET, finalist NAAA Playreading Contest, UK, staged reading at NYU Studio Tisch. GOD’S CREATURES, semi-finalist, Stageplays’ International Playwrights Competition. LITTLE UNIVERSE, screenplay, semi-finalist Scriptapalooza International Screenplay Competition. Other plays include THE DESERT, Honorable Mention, Crossing Borders/Approaching Millennium New Play Contest, Wharf Rat Theater. LUNA PARK, Runner-up, Jewish Ensemble Theatre Spring Festival of New Plays, One-Act plays include THE AUTHORIZED PRACTITIONER, Gallery Players New Play Festival; FANTASY, Summer Play Festival, The Workshop, film, co-directed by the author and Joe Leonard for Blatantly Subtle Productions; FUCKIN WORK, Summer Play Festival, The Workshop; GOING, The Workshop, semi-finalist, Chutzpah Festival, Manhattan Punchline. Published, Playscripts, Inc.

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