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B.J.

Burton

 

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First Name
B.J.
Last name
Burton
 

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Biography
B.J. Burton, playwright and teaching artist, is the author of several full-length plays, including Lobelia Lodge, Hunting Season, For The Record, Room For Love, and The Dangers of Lightning. One-acts include A Sky Full of Stars and Pizza Again. Her plays have been produced and/or developed at InterAct Theatre Company, Hedgerow Theatre, The Refinery at Steel River Playhouse, Manhattan Theatre Source, Pittsburgh New Works Festival at City Theatre, Players Club of Swarthmore, Widener University, Rosemont College, Six Women Playwriting Festival, and The Brick Playhouse (Phila.), among others. Honors include two Fellowships from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, winner of the PA Playwriting Award, finalist for the Heideman Award, semifinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, and finalist in the Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition. Many of her short works are published in anthologies by Applause Books. She is the author of The Philadelphia Connection: Conversations with Playwrights. She received her B.A. in Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and continued studies at ACT in San Francisco, AFI, and Villanova University's Graduate Theatre Department. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing - Playwriting at Rosemont College. Memberships include AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and The Dramatists Guild. For more information, visit: www.bjburtonwriter.com
 

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