GINO DIIORIO (Playwright) Gino's plays have had productions at theatres all over the US including New Jersey Rep, Luna Stage, Arclight Theatre, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, Custom Made Theatre, Urban Stages, Seven Angels, Penguin Rep, The Garter Lane Theatre, and the Virginia Stage Company. He has won a number of awards for his writing including the E. Desmond Lee Playwriting Prize (Reparation), the Julie Harris Award (Darwin at Down), the BBC International Playwriting Prize (Dead Ringer), and the Firehouse Theatre's Great American New Play Award (The Jag). He is a two time finalist for the prestigious Laurents Hatcher Award as well as the Yale Drama Series. His new play Sam and Dede will receive its NY Premiere at 59 East 59 Theatre in March of 2017. Gino is a Professor of Theatre at Clark University and a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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