Donald Freed
International Playwright
and Master Teacher
Donald Freed

BIO

Donald Freed was awarded the 2006 Pen Drama Prize for his DEVIL’S ADVOCATE.

Donald Freed’s plays, prizes, books and films include: INQUEST (directed by Alan Schneider); SECRET HONOR (directed by Robert Altman); CIRCE & BRAVO (with Faye Dunaway, directed by Harold Pinter); THE QUARTERED MAN; ALFRED AND VICTORIA (A LIFE); VETERANS DAY (with Jack Lemmon and Michael Gambon); THE WHITE CROW: EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM.

Three Rockefeller Awards; two Louis B. Mayer Awards; Unicorn Prize; Gold Medal Award; Berlin Critics Award; NEA Award for “Distinguished Writing,” Hollywood Critics Award; Jonathan R. Reynolds Prize.

AGONY IN NEW HAVEN; EXECUTIVE ACTION (novel and film with Dalton Trumbo and Mark Lane); THE GLASSHOUSE TAPES; THE SPYMASTER (Book of the Month); IN SEARCH OF COMMON GROUND (with Erik Erikson, Kai Erikson, Huey P. Newton); THE EXISTENTIALISM OF ALBERTO MORAVIA (with Joan Ross); DEATH IN WASHINGTON: THE MURDER OF ORLANDO LETELIER.

Donald Freed is a guest artist at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and at York Theatre Royal, York, England. He is an honorary member of the Pacific Resident Theatre in Los Angeles.

Upcoming plays include THE EINSTEIN PLAN with James Cromwell in Winter 2010; 1951-2006 at the Los Angeles Theater Center in Spring 2010; and to be announced, HAMLET (IN REHEARSAL), the American premiere by York Theatre Royal.

Recent publications include PATIENT NO. 1 (Broadway Play Publishing); HAMLET (IN REHEARSAL), Broadway Play Publishing; EVERY THIRD HOUSE, Penmarin Books; and AGONY IN NEW HAVEN, Figueroa Press.

Mr. Freed’s plays are being produced in Italy, France and England in 2010 and 2011, including THE WHITE CROW: EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM, DEVIL’S ADVOCATE and THE EINSTEIN PLAN.

 

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