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Playwright & Screenwriter2021-02-25T21:16:44-05:00
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For playscript synopses and character breakdowns, see Kevin’s New Play Exchange &
Playwrights’ Center profiles.

About

Kevin is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter originally from North Dakota. He holds degrees from the University of Minnesota (BA, History & Philosophy ’03) and the University of Texas at Austin (MFA, Creative Writing, Michener Fellow ’13). He lives in Saint Paul.

Kevin first studied playwriting at the Royal Court’s young writers program and has received both the Jerome and Michener fellowships as well as a number of awards and scholarships, including the UK International Student Playscript (COYOTE), the Kernodle and the Southwestern Playwriting awards (DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP) and the Sewanee and Kenyon playwriting scholarships. His IRIS with Red Eye in Minneapolis was named best playwriting by Lavender Magazine’s year in review, 2010. He has been a finalist for the Yale Drama Series (THEN WAVES), the Pen Center USA (THEN WAVES, WOLF CRY WOLF), and the Princess Grace (DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP) awards in addition to the Lila Acheson Wallace program at Juilliard (MODERATION). His drama DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP was nominated for an Offie and is available from Oberon. His work has appeared in the UK and US at including the Finborough, History Theatre, the Living Theatre, Page 73, the Playwrights’ Center, Red Eye, Spooky Action Theatre and Theatre503. In 2017 Kevin worked on BBQ Films Emmy-nominated live theatrical ECoin Launch Party, in support of MR ROBOT.

Most recently his new play MODERATION received a Zoom workshop with Spooky Action Theatre and was named a semi-finalist at the Austin Film Festival. In collaboration with London-based director Abbie Lucas, he’s at work on two original feature screenplays and a concept for television. He also hosts a podcast about things people love, called GET THIS as well as a podcast about the dark side of creativity called ART OF DARKNESS. He is co-founder of the experimental theatre writers Cut Edge Collective.

What’s Up

February 2021

January 2021

MONEY $HOT: LOOSE CHANGE Dropping and Popping

Our new web series based on our TV concept based on my play IF YOU START A FIRE [BE PREPARED TO BURN] is out now, with one episode coming each Wednesday through February.

Find it at moneyshotshow.com.

Here’s a cool write up.

starrymag.com/web-series-wednesday-money-hot-loose-change

I created this with Abbie Lucas and Lenny Platt, and we had some tremendous talent that put a lot of time and energy into this to make it happen. Thanks to sparrowhouseny.com for the space.

MONEY $HOT: LOOSE CHANGE

The new web series based on a pilot based on my play IF YOU START A FIRE [BE PREPARED TO BURN] is coming, one episode each Wednesday from January 27th through the end of February, 2021.

Check out the trailer at moneyshotshow.com.

November 2020

Beckett’s Babies Interview

Check it out, I went on a podcast to talk moderationplay.com, theatre in pandemic, playwrights I’d like to have dinner with and more.

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