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Tracey Scott Wilson

TRACEY SCOTT WILSON

  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Creative Artists Agency NY  represented by Olivier Sultan

Tracey Wilson was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. She received a B.A. from Rutgers University and an M.A. from Temple University. While at Temple she wrote a satiric novel entitled I Don't Know Why That Caged Bird Won't Shut-Up.After receiving 28 rejections for that novel in one day, she developed writer's block for one year. To combat this block, Ms. Wilson took a playwriting class at the 63rd Street YMWCA in New York City. the following year she won a Van Lier Playwriting Fellowship from the New York Theatre Workshop. In September 2000, Theatre Outrageous produced her first play, Exhibit 9, an outrageous satire greatly influenced by George C. Wolfe's Colored Museum. In April of that same year, New Georges Theatre produced her second full-length play,Leader of the People. She received the Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award for her latest play,the Story. the Joseph Papp Public Theatre is producing the Story in December 2003.

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below is a list of Tracey Scott Wilson's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Buzzer         Exhibit 9         Fairy Tale         Good Negro, The         Leader of the People         Neon Mirage         Neon Mirage         Order My Steps         Small World         Story, The



Buzzer

Synopsis:
A young Afro-American lawyer returns with his white girlfriend to the rapidly gentrification of the are where he grew up

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Goodman Theatre, Chicago    -

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Exhibit 9

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Fairy Tale

Synopsis:
A satire of Walmart/Kmart/mall shopping culture -- what happens when a giant corporation makes you an offer you can't refuse?

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Guthrie Theater (Guthrie Experience actor training program) (Minneapolis, MN, United States)    2002

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Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
10-15 min Satire

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  1 male, 1 female

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Good Negro, The

Synopsis:
In the Good Negro, a trio of emerging black leaders tries to conquer their individual demons as the local KKK fights for its old way of life and everyday black men and women must overcome their fears-all under the ever-watchful eye of the FBI.
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part of the new Public LAB Series

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2010   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  7            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Leader of the People

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Neon Mirage

Synopsis:
38 million people visit Las Vegas every year for the glitz, the tits and the gold. But what's it like to live and work in America's Disneyland for grown-ups? Could you tell what's real and what's just a mirage?

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written by Liz Duffy Adams, Dan Dietz, Julie Jenson, Lisa Kron, Tracey Scott Wilson And Chay Yew, Music And Lyrics by Rick Hip Flores. VENUE 5: Henry Street Settlement - Harry de Jur Playhouse

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the 2006 Apprentice Company from Actors Theatre of Louisville

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Comedy Musical Musical

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Neon Mirage

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Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Various

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Order My Steps

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Small World

Small World
Six people go on three different blind dates, all of them unfolding simultaneously, with many unexpected interconnections emerging along the way.

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Guthrie Experience Actor training program

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Guthrie Theater (Guthrie Experience actor training program) (Minneapolis, MN, United States)    Jul 2001

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Genre:
10-15 min Comedy

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Story, The

Synopsis:
An ambitious black newspaper reporter, Yvonne Wilson, goes against her editor, Pat Morgan, to investigate a murder and finds the BEST story. . .but at what cost? Wilson explores the elusive nature of truth as the boundaries between reality and fiction, morality and ambition become dangerously blurred.

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2004   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  2            Female:  7            Other:  doubling, flexible casting

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