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Samuel Brett Williams
BiographySamuel Brett Williams’ plays have been developed/produced at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, Naked Angels, the Kennedy Center, Yale University, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Joseph Beuys Theater (Moscow, Russia), the Gilded Balloon (Edinburgh, Scotland), and other theaters across the United States and Canada. Brett has received residencies/commissions from P73, the National Theater Institute, the National New Play Network, Theatre Squared, and Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. He is a recipient of the Helen Merrill Emerging Playwright Award (past winners: Sarah Ruhl, Adam Rapp, and Annie Baker). For television, Brett has written for 26 Keys Productions (FARGO) and Hot Snakes Media. Recently, Brett adapted his play, THE REVIVAL, into a feature film, which finished principal photography in December 2015. Brett also wrote (with Jennifer Gerber) the original screenplay, PRETTY NEAR PERFECT, which will film in June 2016.
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