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

Blinders coming back to Boston

I’m super excited to announce that my political satire, Blinders, will return to Boston in June.  The Flat Earth Theatre will mount the production at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, June 10-25. This will be my first revival–the play was done in Boston more than ten years…

Nice words about Steering to Freedom

Steering to Freedom has garnered some nice reviews and commentary recently.  The Historical Novel Society reviewed the book in their magazine, and had this to say: Author Gabridge weaves a tight, suspenseful tale that is a valuable addition to the ever-growing library of books that recount the contributions African-Americans made…

Escape to Wonderland to hit New Jersey

My gritty little one-act, Escape to Wonderland, originally created as part of Mill 6’s T Plays in Boston, will make an appearance in New Jersey in February. It will be part of the 2nd Annual Kicking & Swearing Festival of Original One-Acts, produced by Fearless Productions in Rahway, New Jersey,…

 
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