Straton Rushing

Playwright Lyricist Librettist

Straton is a playwright and actor pursuing currently based out of DFW. Most recently, his play Some Sunny Day was published by Silver Birchington Plays and the new musical The Weaver which he wrote the book and lyrics for was workshopped at Art Centre Theatre. This summer he has the pleasure of being invited to the Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Intensive.  His show Ms. Delight was produced at the Drama Desk Nominated Emerging Artist’s Theatre. His other plays have been used by SceneShop Productions, Capital Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, The Guinea Pig, Nouveau 47 at the Margo Jones Theatre, The Player’s Theatre, TheatreWorks New Milford, Camp Death Productions and several other companies around the USA. He has had the pleasure of teaching with BareBones Shakespeare, Arlington Public Libraries, and the Muse Theatre Workshop.