Arlene Hutton is an alumna of New Dramatists and member of EST.  She is best known for The Nibroc Trilogy: Last Train to Nibroc (New York Drama League Best Play nomination), See Rock City (In the Spirit of America Award) and Gulf View Drive (LA Weekly and Ovation Award nominations). The first NY Fringe production to move Off-Broadway, Last Train To Nibroc has received over two hundred productions in the US and with recent revivals at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, Theatre Wit in Chicago, Washington Stage Guild in D.C. and the Bermuda Arts Festival.

Hutton is recipient of a 2016 NYFA Fellowship, an EST/Sloan Foundation commission and a South Carolina Arts Commission Fellowship. An eight-time Actors Theatre of Louisville 10-Minute Play Contest finalist, she is three-time winner of the Samuel French Short Play Festival, finalist for the Francesca Primus Prize and recipient of the Lippman and Calloway Awards. Residencies include the Australian National Playwrights Conference, New Harmony Project, Blue Mountain Center, MacDowell Colony, William Inge Center, SPACE at Ryder Farm, The Lark and Yaddo. Happy Worst Day Ever, commissioned by Cincinnati Playhouse, received the Macy’s New Play Prize. She was twice named the Tennessee Williams Playwriting Fellow at the University of the South and has taught at the Sewanee Writers Conference. Credits include Florida Studio Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, B Street Theatre, Chester Theatre, Kitchen Theatre, Echo Theatre, Actors Co-op, People’s Light & Theatre Company and Man Bites Dog, as well as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, FringeNYC and the Orange Tree Theatre in London. Works include The Three Sisters Brontë, Vacuum, Running, and As It Is In Heaven.

Published by Dramatists Play Service, Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing, Playscripts, Smith & Kraus, Hutton’s scripts appear in best play anthologies and have been translated into Dutch, Chinese, Romanian, Catalan and Italian. I Dream Before I Take the Stand, about sexual assault, has been presented in theatres from Taiwan to India.

She is currently an active member of EST’s Playwrights’ Unit and teaches playwriting at The Barrow Group and for the School of Letters at the University of the South.

Contact: (US) Beacon Artists Agency

(UK) Meg Davis

Read I Dream Before I Take the Stand