Building on the success of the company's 2013 musical epic, Red Virgin, writer Gary Graves and director John Patrick Moore team up with musical director Ben Euphrat.
GARY GRAVES (playwright) has been a resident playwright and company co-director at Central Works since 1998.
has been a part of developing 45 world premiere productions with the company, many of which he
has either written and/or directed.
Titles of plays he
has written include: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper,Dracula Inquest, Lion and the Fox, Red Virgin, Richard the First (a trilogy), Machiavelli's The Prince, The Inspector General, Achilles and Patroklos, The Grand Inquisitor, Chekhov's The Duel, Misanthrope, Mata Hari, and Penelope's Odyssey.
He also leads the Central Works Writers Workshop, an ongoing commissioning program that develops new works.
Since 2002, he has taught playwriting year-round at the Berkeley Rep School of Theater, including the annual Summer Playwriting Workshop that develops and presents a series of staged readings of eight new plays each session.
JOHN PATRICK MOORE (director) is an Artistic Associate with Central Works
previously directed the new musical Red Virgin: Louise Michel and the Paris Commune of 1871 and Penelope's Odyssey.
appeared (as an AEA actor) in Richard the First,Reduction in Force,Midsummer/4, Shadow Crossing, The Mysterious Mr. Looney, Chekhov's The Duel, and Mata Hari.
With Expanded Arts/Free Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot in New York, he
helped develop new adaptations of The Seagull, Medea, Richard II and Dracula.