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Andy Boyd

Playwright, Songwriter, and Educator

Andy Boyd is a playwright based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. He is a graduate of the playwriting MFA at Columbia University, where he studied with David Henry Hwang, Lynn Nottage, Charles Mee, Kelly Stuart, and Doug Wright. His articles have been featured in Policy Mic and US History Scene, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude in American History and Literature from Harvard University. His other plays include The Trade Federation, or, Let's Explore Globalization Through the Star Wars Prequels (published by NoPassport Press), Os Confederados (Columbia@Roundabout New Play Award) and She Shall Be Praised (Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Grant), and he also writes songs and draws cartoons. His website is andyjboyd.com.

Against the Dramaturgy of Punishment

Against the Dramaturgy of Punishment

From the Greeks to The Normal Heart

15 October 2014

Influenced by Greek tragedies, Andy Boyd sheds insight into the complexities of writing contemporary dramas.