Kenyon College

Anton Dudley


Anton Dudley is a playwright, lyricist, librettist, and director, whose work has premiered Off-Broadway with Playwrights Realm, Second Stage Theater, Cherry Lane Theater, and at Theater Row, and at theaters across the country, including Signature Theater, LaJolla Playhouse, Walnut Street Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival, Adirondack Theater Festival, and Ensemble Studio Theater, and are published by Sam French, Playscripts, Applause, Backstage, Heuer, and Vintage. His play Letter to the End of the World was a finalist for the 2012 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Drama. Anton directed the D.C. regional premieres of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Venus, Miguel Pinero’s Short Eyes, and Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe, and the North American premiere of Jim Cartwright’s I Licked a Slag’s Deodorant, and was co-director of Studio Theater’s Hair, which won Helen Hayes Awards for both Outstanding Resident Musical and Direction. He is currently under commission from Houston Grand Opera, ZADT and Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Dudley is an associate professor of drama at Kenyon College.

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