John Minigan

Playwright

John is a 2019-2020 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing.

His plays have been developed with the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, New Repertory Theater, the New American Playwrights Project, Portland Stage Company, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, and Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Vermont. Noir Hamlet was a Boston Globe Critics’ Pick, an EDGEMedia Best of Boston Theater selection for 2018, and an Elliot Norton nominee for Outstanding New Script. His work has been included in the Best American Short Plays, Best Ten-Minute Short Plays, and New England New Plays anthologies. He is a 2019 winner of the Clauder Competition, and a past winner of the Nantucket Short Play Contest, the Rover Dramawerks Competition, the Longwood 0-60 Contest, Seoul Players Contest, and the KNOCK International Short Play Competition. He was a 2018 O'Neill Finalist and a 2015 Heidemann Finalist.

John is a Dramatists Guild Ambassador for Eastern New England.