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

Quack will be at Firehouse in January

Just got some good news from the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport, MA. My short play, Quack, will be part of their 2015 New Works Festival in late January. Firehouse is a terrific organization–they produced my plays Second Look and Curse the Darkness a few years ago, and…

Santa Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, coast to coast

My newest short holiday play, Santa Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, is hitting the boards with a bang this Christmas season.  It’s being produced by the Quannapowitt Players in Reading, MA, by the Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis (who did my play Reading the Mind of God, 17 years ago!), and in…

Distant Neighbors is almost here!

Distant Neighbors opens in just a few weeks, and I’m super excited. We’re deep in rehearsal now, with a very talented cast and director. I think everyone involved with the show is eagerly anticipating the moment when we finally get to see the chunk of alien spaceship that will be…

 
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