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George Sapio

Playwright, podcast host, believer in a better, more compassionate world.

George Sapio is a playwright/director/producer/dramaturg. His play Ghosts won the 2001 Mildred and Albert Panowski Award; Oatmeal and a Cigarette was selected Critics’ Pick at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival and is published by Broadway Play Publishing. He produces and hosts the podcast Onstage/Offstage, now in its seventh year, featuring interviews with theatre professionals from around the world and live readings of new short plays. His book Workshopping the New Play: A Guide for Playwrights, Directors, and Dramaturgs is published by Hal Leonard/Applause Books. He was the founder and artistic director of the Ithaca Fringe Festival and founder of Wolf’s Mouth Theatre Company and Bad Dog! Productions. He is also a photojournalist whose book Collateral Damage features his pictures from two trips to Iraq in 2003. He earned his MFA in playwriting at Goddard College. Websites: gsapio.com; onstageoffstage.org; workshoppingthenewplay.com