“Someone needs to pay close attention to this Baltimore-bred, Northwestern-trained playwright.” — Washington Post
Gwydion Suilebhan is the author of several plays, including The Butcher, Reals, Abstract Nude, Let X, and the Helen Hayes Award-nominated Transmission, among several others. His work, which has been noted for its “dexterous theatricality and unexpected pleasure” (Washington Post), has been commissioned, developed, read, and produced by Active Cultures, Centerstage, dog & pony DC, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, Forum Theatre, the Gulfshore Playhouse, HotCity Theatre, the Inkwell, the Intentional Theatre Group, Manhattan Theatre Works, the National New Play Network, Rorschach Theatre, the Source Theater Festival, Spooky Action, the Taffety Punk Theatre Company, Theater Alliance, Theater J, and The Welders.
Two of his plays—Abstract Nude and Cracked—have been published by Original Works. Suilebhan has received two Individual Artist Fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, two from the Montgomery County Arts Council, and one from the Maryland State Arts Council. He was also the recipient of a Larry Neal Writers Award from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. In 2017, he was elected to the Dramatists Guild Council.
Learn more about his work on the New Play Exchange.