Patrick Gabridge

About me

My first novel, Tornado Siren, was published by Behler Publications. I’m also an award-winning playwright—thirty-five of my plays are published and have been produced in theatres around the world. I’ve written several historical plays including Reading the Mind of God, about the astronomers Kepler and Tycho, and Fire on Earth, about the creation of the English Bible, which was developed with the Huntington Theatre Company. I was commissioned to write the book for an historical musical, None but the Best, about 19th century Boston philanthropist and publisher, Daniel Sharp Ford, which premiered in November 2013. I’ve recently completed my first historical novel, Steering to Freedom, about escaped slave and ship’s pilot, Robert Smalls. In my spare time, I like to farm.

From my website

Mad Dash, year two!

I’m taking part in the Fresh Ink/Interim Writers 24-hour hour play festival and fundraiser, The Mad Dash, for the second year in a row.  Tonight, 16 playwrights will meet up at Doyle’s Pub in Jamaica Plain and be paired into 8 writing teams.  We will go find someplace to write…

Super Good News: Distant Neighbors will be produced by Fresh Ink in November

Yep, that’s right, my full-length play, Distant Neighbors, will get a full production from the Fresh Ink Theatre here in Boston, at the Factory Theatre, November 14-22.  And if you want to get little taste of the play, as it starts it’s growth through workshop and rehearsal, you can check…

The Retriever to be read in NYC, May 19

My short play, The Retriever, will get a staged reading from That Thing! in New York on Monday, May 19th, at 8pm.  There will be about an hour of readings of short plays at the Characters Bar, 243 W. 54th Street. In this fun play, Mr. Lenox is sent to…

 
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