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Quincy Long

New York, NY

Quincy Long’s most recent play, The Huntsmen, was produced in 2013 by Portland Playhouse. It won a Sundance Time Warner Storyteller’s Fellowship and received developmental workshops at Portland Center Stage, New York Theatre Workshop and Playwrights Horizons.  The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite, commissioned and produced by the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, was the winner of a Fund for New American Plays Award. The premier at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York was directed by William H. Macy and starred Felicity Huffman. Joy was subsequently optioned by Icon Films. Other productions include: People Be Heard, Playwrights Horizons, NYC; The Only Child, South Coast Rep, Costa Mesa, CA; Wedding Pictures, Ensemble Studio Theater, NYC; The Lively Lad, New York Stage and Film and Actors Theatre of Louisville; The Virgin Molly, the Atlantic Theatre Company, NYC, andBerkeley Repertory Theater. The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite, People Be Heard and The Lively Lad are published by Dramatists Play Service. The Virgin Molly is published by Playscripts, Inc. Mr. Long’s awards include:Fund for New American Plays Award; finalist, Outer Circle Drama Critics; runner-up, Joseph L. Kesselring Award; ASCAP/Cole Porter Prize for Playwriting and George Pierce Baker Playwriting Fellowship, Yale School of Drama. He has received Playwriting Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts and new play commissions from South Coast Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Soho Repertory Theatre, Sundance Children’s Theatre, A.S.K. Theater Projects and American Lyric theatre. Buried Alive, an opera commissioned by American Lyric Theater in New York, will be produced by Fargo Moorhead Opera Company in March 2014. Mr. Long is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a member of New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theater, the Writers Guild, Actors Equity, and Screen Actors Guild. He is from Warren, Ohio, lives in New York City and is represented by the Bret Adams Agency.