Greg Hatfield

Playwright

"(Greg Hatfield) has a knack for writing witty dialogue!" -- Pittsburgh New Works Festival

Greg Hatfield is an International playwright, director and actor, fondly remembered for being part of the award-winning comedy troupe, Dr. Browndog’s Monkeytime, who appeared not only in clubs and supermarkets, but at Cincinnati Playhouse and Ensemble Theatre, as well as their own television programs (youtube.com/dickbeaks).

Greg Hatfield has been writing comedy for over five decades encompassing radio, television, print, film, and the theater.

A member of the Dramatists Guild, Greg's plays have been called "sophisticated", "stylish and enchanting", "uniquely entertaining", and, thankfully, "funny".  All of his plays can be found on the New Play Exchange at https://newplayexchange.org/users/14397/greg-hatfield.

As a writer, director and actor, he is fondly remembered for being part of the award-winning comedy troupe, Dr. Browndog’s Monkeytime, who appeared not only in clubs and supermarkets, but at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (twice) and the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, as well as their own television programs (youtube.com/dickbeaks).  His blog, Ruminations and Ramblings, can be found at greghatfield.com.

Written by Greg Hatfield:

Curtain Call (Virtual staged production, PlayZoomers, Boston, MA, October 2021;  Staged reading, The New Town Players, Richmond, Virginia, November 2021)

The Janus Circle (Virtual reading, Philadelphia Screenwriters, 2020; Virtual reading, Kentucky Playwrights Group, 2021)

Lily Blossoms, or Modern Subdivision Zoning in the Present Day (Shortlisted, William Inge Theatre Festival, Independence, KS, 2020; Staged reading, Cincinnati Playwright’s Initiative New Voices Series, Cincinnati, OH 2020)

The Sequel to Citizen Kane (Virtual reading, New City Players, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2020; Staged reading, Miami Writes, Miami University, 2020)

Mundy Tuesday Friday (Finalist, Shakespeare in the Burg, Middleburg, Virginia, 2018)

The Ten Minute Play (with a Nice Picture of Jimmy Carter) (Featured play, The Drama Workshop’s Home Brew 4 festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2019; Featured playwright, Selection, Midwest Dramatists Center Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2018);  Performance:  Rebound Productions, London, England)

The Great Stalinski (Finalist, Pittsburgh, PA, New Works One Act Play Festival, 2018; Staged reading by the company’s New Works Play Readings series, 2018)

Three Sisters in Repertory

Henry Irving’s Hamlet Script is Missing

The Cabots of Broadway

The King of Prussia

Tonight at 8:30 (Collected One-Acts of Theater and Film)

Television:

Alice Goodheart (Five-episode mini-series)

Highlights

A student of comedy and the Golden Age of Broadway, Greg is known for his unique characterizations in his plays that evoke the best of the talented performers and writers of the theater, while being totally original in concepts and story.  Greg's philosophy is "Always be entertaining and never boring," echoing the sentiments of Noel Coward.