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ETHAN LIPTON - Playwright

131 Imlay St Brooklyn 4th Fl, NY 11231 917 449 4908

plays LUTHER Produced in Clubbed Thumbs Summerworks (June 2012, Ken Rus Schmoll Dir.), Critics Pick NY Times, Five Stars Timeout NY. Readings and workshops: Gotham Stage (May 11, Haley Flynn Dir.); New Century Theater in Seattle, (April 11); Playwrights Week at the Lark (Oct. 09, Kip Fagan Dir.); EWG Spotlight Series, Public Theater (Feb. 09, Leigh Silverman Dir.); Rude Mechanicals (Nov. 08, Patrick McNulty Dir) NO PLACE TO GO, a musical Commissioned by Joes Pub through the NEA (11), produced by the Public Theater in Joes Pub (March-April 12, Leigh Silverman Dir.). Critics Pick NY Times, Obie Award. To be produced at Two River Theater in Red Bank New Jersey Oct. 12. RED-HANDED OTTER Workshop reading with the Playwrights Realm (May 12, Mike Donohue Dir.), will have its world premiere Sept. 12 at the Cherry Lane Theater. DRAGON RAG, a musical Commissioned by True Love Prod., in development with Two River Theater (ongoing) THE BARBER AND THE FARMER, a play for computer Presented at Motherlodge, Louisville, KY (March 11); University of Texas (Oct. 10); Dixon Place (April 10); and 3LD Center for Art and Technology (June 09) GOODBYE APRIL, HELLO MAY Produced at HERE Arts Center (June 07, Patrick McNulty Dir.) 100 ASPECTS OF THE MOON Produced in Clubbed Thumb Summerworks 05, Ohio Theatre (Emma Griffin Dir.) MEAT Produced in Berne and Winterthur Austria (10, David Hefti Dir.); Edinburgh Fringe, Upstart Theatre Company (05, Tom Mansfield Dir.); ATA Theater, (01, Ken Rus Schmoll Dir.); Powerhouse Theater in Santa Monica, CA, (96, Steven Chabon Dir.) HOPE ON THE RANGE The Complex Theater, LA, (93, Brian Kite Dir.)

awards, fellowships, commissions Playwrights Realm Resident Playwright (2012-13) Obie Award for No Place to Go Commission from Playwrights Horizons (2012) Playwrights Realm Fellow (2011-12) Clubbed Thumb writers group (2011-12) Commission to write NO PLACE TO GO, Joes Pub through the NEA (11) Finalist ONeill Conference (11) Kesselring Prize nominee (09) Commission to write music, lyrics and book for DRAGON RAG, True Love Prod (09) Playwrights Week, Lark Theater(09) NYFA Award for Playwriting (08) Emerging Writers Group fellowship, Public Theater (08) Playwright in Residence, New York Stage and Film (04) Drama-Logue Award (96) other work Songwriter and bandleader of the Ethan Lipton Orchestra, performing in New York (Celebrate Brooklyn, Joes Pub), the Northeast (Camden Opera House, MASS MoCA) and Los Angeles (Grand Performances, Tangier, the Derby). Released four CDs, appeared on NPR and radio stations around the country. GATZ, performer in ERS dramatization of THE GREAT GATSBY, Performing Garage LAREDO, wrote libretto and directed dance-theater piece for choreographer Gabriella Barnstones El Gato Teatro, The Kitchen (02), Dixon Place (01) education UCLA, School of Theater, Film and Television, B.A., 1992, magna cum laude