Gwen Flager


Gwen Flager is a Houston based playwright, whose first full-length play, Waiting To Be Mended, was produced by Theatre Suburbia in 2010.   In Flight, a 10-minute play, was produced at the Fifth Annual Museum Plays by Scriptwriters Houston in 2012.  Jornada del Muerto, a 10-minute play, was produced at the 25th Annual Scriptwriters Houston 10 x 10 Showcase in 2015, presented at the Midwest Dramatists Conference in September 2017 and produced at the 2019 Santa Cruz Actors Theatre 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival.   Shakin’ the Blue Flamingo, selected for the 2017 - 2018 New Works Development Program, was produced by Queensbury Theatre in July 2018.


I am a story teller at heart and good stories need to be told. My stories have a bit of a Southern flavor to them. I have created characters we all know, whether we want to admit it or not - characters who make us laugh and cry, who make us slightly uncomfortable and who know heartache.