Mark St. Germain

Mark St. Germain

Playwright

For BSC: Dancing Lessons (2014), Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah (2013), Dr. Ruth, All the Way (2012), The Best of Enemies (2011), Freud’s Last Session (2009/2010), The Collyer Brothers/Period Piece (2008), The God Committee (2004), and Ears on A Beatle (2003). The Best of Enemies received its world premiere on the Mainstage at BSC in 2011 and became the theatre’s best-selling play of all-time. Mark also wrote the play Freud’s Last Session, which became Barrington Stage Company’s longest running play and moved Off-Broadway where it played for two years. Other plays include Out of Gas on Lover’s Leap, Camping with Henry and Tom (Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award) and Forgiving Typhoid Mary.  With John Markus, Mark wrote the musical comedy The Fabulous Lipitones. Mark co-wrote the screenplay for Carroll Ballard’s Warner Brothers film, Duma. He directed and produced the documentary My Dog, An Unconditional Love Story, featuring Richard Gere, Lynn Redgrave and Glenn Close among many others, which was shown on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Television credits include Writer and Creative Consultant for The Cosby ShowLife Stories and Dick Wolf’s Crime and Punishment. With Randy Courts, he has written the musicals The Gifts of the Magi, Johnny Pye and the Foolkiller, winner of an AT&T “New Plays For The Nineties Award,” both produced at the Lamb’s Theater, NYC. Jack’s Holiday was produced at Playwrights Horizons. Mark’s musical, Stand By Your Man, The Tammy Wynette Story was created for Nashville’s Ryman Theater and has toured nationally. Mark wrote the children’s book Three Cups, illustrated by April Willy and published by Thomas Nelson. He is an alumnus of New Dramatists where he was given the Joe A. Callaway Award, a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writer’s Guild East. He was awarded the “New Voices In American Theatre” award at the William Inge Theatre Festival. Mark is also a Board Member at Barrington Stage Company.

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