Gina Gionfriddo

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Gina Gionfriddo was a 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Rapture, Blister, Burn (commissioned by and premiered at Playwrights Horizons) and a 2009 finalist for Becky Shaw, which the Huntington produced in 2010. Becky Shaw had its world premiere at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays and its New York premiere Off Broadway at Second Stage Theatre. Ms. Gionfriddo’s other plays include After Ashley (Humana Festival and Off Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre) and US Drag (Off Broadway by the stageFRAM). She has received an Obie Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, an Outer Critics Circle Award, The Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, and an American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg citation. She has written for the television dramas “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Cold Case,” “Borgia,” and “House of Cards.” Ms. Gionfriddo has contributed essays on rock music to the literary journal The Believer and short fiction to Canteen. She attended the MFA playwriting program at Brown University where she studied with Paula Vogel and began her long, happy collaboration with Mr. DuBois. She is currently working on a new play commission from Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles.