Bryan Davidson is a Los Angeles-based playwright and teacher. His play War Music premiered in 2002 at Los Angeles Theatre Center, produced by Echo Theatre Company and Playwrights' Arena, and was subsequently produced at the Geffen Playhouse in 2004. The play was named as one of the top ten "Notable Shows of 2002" by the L.A. Times and received three Ovation awards, including World Premiere Play. Other recent productions include: Banned and Burned in America, a commission from the Greenway Court Theatre about censorship in the United States; and Reflecting Back, a commission for young audiences from Cornerstone Theater Company, to accompany the touring American Originals exhibit from the National Archives; and a commission from the Los Angeles Philharmonic to create a theater piece to accompany Wing on Wing, composed by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
In Spring, 2005, Bryan will be Playwright in Residence at the William Inge Festival in Independence, Kansas, where he will be developing an adaptation of The Yellow Wallpaper.
As an arts educator, Bryan is Program Director for Playwrights in the Schools, an arts residency program that teaches playwriting to at-risk youth, and a recipient of two City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department Artist in Residence grants. He is also Literary Manager for the Theatre @ Boston Court in Pasadena.
For information regarding his plays, including production rights, please contact the playwright at davidsonb at dogear.org