Gabrielle Fox is an award winning playwright. She won the award for Outstanding Playwriting, Overall Production and the Planet Activist Award in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in recognition of her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer’s Association. Her play Hooters won the final slot in Playwrights for a Cause and was included alongside world premieres by Lucy Boyle, Migdalia Cruz, Catherine Filloux, Regina Taylor, and Lucy Thurber. Her play The Home was presented in the La MaMa New Playwright Marathon in New York. Her play The Second Coming will be included in The Best New Ten Minute Plays 2021 and was part of Dark Planet: Not Your Mother’s Valentine’s Day, in rep with Jose Rivera’s Lovesong (Imperfect). She teaches playwriting for Westchester Community College and the Young Author's Conference. She founded and produced the first women’s playwright festival in the Hudson Valley, Glass Ceiling Breakers, now in its 3rd year. She created the Theatre Revolution, LLC where local artists go global and is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild.
WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA:
Websites: https://www.gabriellefoxwrites.com/ AND https://www.theatrerevolution.org/
MORE ABOUT ME:
Why do I keep doing theatre? Writing is such a mysterious process and different for everyone. My best writing occurs when I can’t escape. Snow days, blizzards, beaches….pandemics? Places where the only escape from the call of the muse is the blank page (after the ritual procrastination of social media and Netflix). These situations make me daydream. Daydreaming. Not being alone. That’s what makes me write. I am not alone when I write. And theatre? Gah. To collaborate with storytellers, members of the tribe. And then to share stories and an experience with a live audience. There is nothing like it. I am never alone when I am creating theatre. Theatre saves lives. I’ve wanted to be a part of it from the first moment that it saved me. Each play I read, each show I saw had the ability to light a spark of identification, or humor, or escape or…something that kept me going. I am part of it now. I have the opportunity to contribute to the healing of whatever ails us on any given day but particularly now. That’s why I create. That’s why I am here.
WHAT I'M WORKING ON:
I have several drafts that I'm working on. A full length play for an outdoor space that inspires me (and has never had theatre done in it...stay tuned!), a mock short play festival that takes on DEI disparities in the theatre world and beyond. And a complete overhaul of a full length play exploring, exposing and satirizing female stereotypes.
Political, Satire, Equality, DEI, Comedy, Drama, Dramedy, 10 minute plays, Full Length Plays, Zoom
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