SCOTT BRADLEY

PLAYWRIGHT, LYRICIST

 Phone: 773-895-6559 · Email: sbradleyink@gmail.com · Website: scottbradleyink.com

 

MUSICALS – FULL LENGTH

     LEATHER DADDIES

                Workshop, About Face Theatre/Jonny Stax, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2022

     

     SINKING SHIP (book/lyrics)                

                Workshop, UMO Ensemble, directed by L. Zane Jones, Seattle, 2019

 

     HOT TAMALE LOUIE (book – featured monologues)      

                 Concert – Rock Springs Main Street, directed by John Rapson, Rock Springs, WY, 2019

                 Concert – Iowa City Jazz Festival, directed by John Rapson, 2018

                Concert – University of Iowa, directed by John Rapson, Iowa City, 2016

 

   WE THREE LIZAS (book/lyrics)

                 Production – Richmond Triangle Players, directed by Keith Fitzgerald, Richmond, 2014

                 Production – About Face Theatre, Stage 773, directed by Scott Ferguson, Chicago, 2013

                 Concert – About Face w/ John Sanders, Joe’s Pub at The Public, directed by Devanand Janki, New York, 2013

                 Workshop – About Face Theatre, directed by Scott Ferguson, Chicago, 2013

                Production – About Face Theatre, Steppenwolf Garage, directed by Scott Ferguson, Chicago, 2012

 

     ALIEN QUEEN (book)                       

                 Production – SBIZ, Park West, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2013

                 Production – Jonny Stax Presents, Metro, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2011-2012

                 Production – Jonny Stax Presents, Circuit Nightclub, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2010

                BroadwayWorld Chicago Award: Best Special Theatrical Event

 

     MOLLYWOOD (book)                        

                 Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

                Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, The Spot, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

 

     TRAN: THE ATARI MUSICAL (book)     

                Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, The Spot, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

 

     CARPENTERS HALLOWEEN (book)    

                 Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, Circuit Nightclub, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2010

                 Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

                 Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2009

                Production – The Scooty & JoJo Show, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2007

                

PLAYS – FULL LENGTH

 

     PACKING   

                 Production (Virtual Screenings) – About Face Theatre, directed by Chay Yew, U.S., 2020

                 Production – About Face Theatre, directed by Chay Yew, Chicago, 2019

                 Public Reading (Virtual) – Dreamcatcher Rep Theatre, Summit NJ, 2020

                 Workshop – About Face Theatre, directed by Chay Yew, Chicago, 2018

                 Academic Workshop – New Play Festival, University of Iowa, directed by Meredith Alexander, Iowa, 2016

                Finalist: SPACE on Ryder Farm Creative Residency

 

     A KINGDOM JACK’D                        

                 Reading (Virtual), Atlanta Shakespeare Company, directed by David Weber, 2020

                 Academic Production – Iowa New Play Festival, directed by Luke White, Iowa, 2018

                 The Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship nomination

                Semifinalist: Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries

 

     SEED        

                 Academic Production – New Play Festival, University of Iowa, directed by Patrick Dulaney, Iowa, 2017

                Staged Reading – About Face Theatre, directed by Eric Hoff, Chicago, 2015

                IRAM Award for Outstanding Work on New Plays

 

     THE WOOD PROBLEM                     

                 Staged Reading – Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, directed by Scott Bradley, Iowa, 2017      

                 Staged Reading – American Gothic House, directed by Scott Bradley, Iowa, 2016

                University of Iowa Summer Intensive Fellowship

     TROCADERO ROSE                        

                Academic Production – University of Iowa, directed by Emma Genesen, Iowa, 2016

 

VARIETY & COMEDY PROGRAMS – FULL-LENGTH

 

     DIVA BRUNCH (head writer for 32 original programs)     

                Production – Jonny Stax Presents, The Spot, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2009-2011

 

     THE SCOOTY & JOJO VARIETY HOUR (lead sketch writer)

                 Production – Jonny Stax Presents, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

                Production – Jonny Stax Presents, The Spot, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2008

 

     THANK GOD! IT’S THE SCOOTY & JOJO SHOW (sketch writer)

                Production – Jonny Stax Presents, Mary’s Attic, directed by Scott Bradley, Chicago, 2007   

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Iowa, M.F.A. Playwriting, 2018

University of Iowa, B.G.S. Performance, Art, and Cultural Studies, 1990                                 

University of Hull, School of Drama, UK, 1986-87 (part of UI degree program)

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS

 

Iowa Artist Fellowship, Iowa Arts Council, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, 2019-2020

Playwrights’ Center Core Writer Program Finalist, 2020

The Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship nomination, A Kingdom Jack’d, 2018       

Norman Felton Scholarship for Playwriting, University of Iowa, 2015-2018

SPACE on Ryders Farm Creative Residency Finalist, Packing, 2017

IRAM Award for Outstanding Work on New Plays, University of Iowa, Seed, 2017

Summer Intensive Fellowship, University of Iowa, The Wood Problem 2016

Best Special Theatrical Event, BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Alien Queen, 2011

 

RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS

 

Workshop, UMO Ensemble, 2019

Artist-In-Residence, Scattergood Friends School, 2018-2019

Workshop, About Face Theatre, 2018

Artist-In-Residence, Grand Canyon National Park South-Rim, 2014

Workshop, About Face Theatre, 2013

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Dramatists Guild, 2014-Present

Actors Equity Association, 2009-Present

SAG-AFTRA, 2003-Present

The Scooty & JoJo Show, Co-founder, 2007-Present

About Face Theatre, Artistic Associate, 2010-Present (Artistic Director Search Committee, 2012-13)

Creators Lab, Co-founder, 2011-Present (Curator, Urban Arts Residency, 2011; Curator, Iowa Playmakers Residency, 2016-Present)

Open Circle Theater, Founding Member, 1992-2011 (closed)

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA, 2022-

Lecturer, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon IA, 2018-2020

Lecturer, Scattergood Friends School, West Branch IA, 2018-2019

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS

“Musical Adaptation and Performance: Fun Home,” Cornell College, Mt. Vernon IA; 9/12/2019, 9/11/2018; Invited talk

“Introduction to Grotowski Physical Practices,” Cornell College, Mt. Vernon IA, 9/7/2018; Invited talk and workshop

“The Wood Problem Presentation and Panel Discussion,” Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 11/9/2017; Author/Discussant

“The Wood Problem Presentation and Lecture,” American Gothic House, Elden, IA, 8/21/2016; Artist/Lecturer

“Guest Speaker Series,” Hollins University/Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke VA; 7/9/2012; Guest speaker

“LGBT Theater in Chicago,” Pride Films & Plays, Chicago IL; 6/13/2010; Discussant

Auditioning Seminar, Stage West Theatre, Des Moines IA; 6/2-6/5/2005; Invited talk and workshops

“New Play Development Seminar,” Drama Workshop, Des Moines IA; 9/2/2000; Invited speaker 

“Forum on Producing New Plays,” Drama Workshop, Des Moines IA; 9/3/2000; Invited speaker