Gino Diiorio

Gino’s plays have had productions at theatres all over the US including New Jersey Rep, Luna Stage, Arclight Theatre, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, Custom Made Theatre, Urban Stages, Seven Angels, Penguin Rep, The Garter Lane Theatre, and the Virginia Stage Company.  His play Crib will be produced at Playhouse in the Square (Memphis, TN).  He has won a number of awards for his writing including the E. Desmond Lee Playwriting Prize (Reparation), the Julie Harris Award (Darwin at Down), the BBC International Playwriting Prize (Dead Ringer), and the Firehouse Theatre’s Great American New Play Award (The Jag). He is a two time finalist for the prestigious Laurents Hatcher Award as well as the Yale Drama Series.  His play Sam and Dede or My Dinner with Andre the Giant was given an Off Broadway production at 59 East 59 in March of 2017.  The play premiered at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco, in 2016 and was published by Dramatists Play Service.  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.