josh drimmer, playwright.
josh drimmer, playwright.

Story and Her, Downtown Urban Arts Festival

the lighthouse invites the storm, still images by Amy Stockhaus

The Beeping, ARTC WinterFest, stills by Michelle Becker

For You, Manhattan Repertory Theater WinterFest


Josh Drimmer writes comedies with unexpected tragedy and tragedies with sharp laughter. His plays include St. Ukraine (Gorilla Rep), Mason Wright's Last Night in Town (Risk Theater Modern Tragedy Grand Prize winner), Story and Her (Downtown Urban Arts Festival)...more


2/3/24: They All Stay With You, scenes from Anthropocean life, is receiving a reading here in New York on Thursday, February 8th at 7 p.m. Details and reservations here, seating limited.


8/21/23: Mason Wright's Last Night in Town is the 2023 Risk Theater Modern Tragedy Grand Prize winner. Zoom reading to come in the fall. Tempted to gamble away the prize money in the spirit of this award. Probably won't.


3/12/23Nothing Ever Happens Twice now on New Play Exchange and in the Plays section. It's a good one. 


8/14: Finished a draft of Making the Turn that makes the whole thing a proper length that can be properly staged at last. Was also nice to remember a time when the Red Sox were fun. Check it out on NPX.


4/3: Added a synopsis to the Plays section for Mason Wright's Last Night in Town, a script that may just make me infamous. Draft available on New Play Exchange.


2/6/22: Happy not especially new year! A podcast reading of Hobo Divorce is in the Media section as well as right here


9/10: Video of "In-Between Spaces," a monologue performed at this year's Hear Me Out Labor Day Festival, now in the Media section.


4/25/21: New full-length play on New Play Exchange: They All Stay With Youscenes from Anthropocenean life, or a comic (enough) look at the end. 


12/28/20: New full-length play on New Play Exchange: Hobo Divorce, a folie a deux. 


5/13: Many thanks to the Downtown Urban Arts Festival and the generous audience who came out for Story and Her. We'll let you know when we're back on our bitter way.


3/22Story and Her is a selection of the 2019 Downtown Urban Arts Festival, and will be produced on May 10th at the Wild Project in New York. Tickets available NOW. 


12/4Falling is receiving a reading this Saturday, December 8th at 3 p.m. at Dramatists Guild. Details here.


10/19: Plays section updated with two new full-lengths. Good ones, too.


4/23: Halcyon Days will be receiving a reading as part of the T. Schreiber Studio's New Works Initiative, this May 5th. Learn more about the cast and creatives here. Sail on.


12/6: Miscellanous updates throughout, including info on a new play, Lady in the Cage. Happy holidays! We survived 2017! (Mostly.)


6/9Paper Heart was a finalist at the LIC One-Act Play Festival; thanks to all who came out!


5/22Paper Heart is part of the LIC One-Act Play Festival at the Secret Theater, in Long Island City, Queens. Our run begins on 5/24; details and tickets available here.


5/4: Halcyon Days is getting a staged reading at Theater for the New City on May 16th at 7 p.m.; more details here.


12/17/16the lighthouse inves the storm is now available for purchase and performance via Infinity Stage.


6/9: My short play Miranda, Under the Volcano is part of ARTC's Spring Reading Series. Shows are June 13-14 at 7 p.m; details and ticket info here.


1/27: Thanks to those who came out to see The Beeping and ARTC's WinterWorks; the full length version of the play is now in progress.


1/3/16: The Beeping, a crisis/comedy, will be presented as a workshop in repertory as part of ARTC's WinterWorks. The show debuts at 7:30 p.m. on 1/5; for dates and tickets, click here.


6/15: Many thanks to those who got to see "Damen's Lament," the piece I wrote and directed from American Renaissance Theater Company's Spring Reading Series.


5/18: the lighthouse invites the storm's premiere run ended on May 17th. A million thanks to those who brought it to being and those who came to see it.


5/1: We're off! the lighthouse invites the storm's run has begun, and will continue, Wednesday-Sunday, through 5/17. Come out! Tickets here! Exclamations!


4/18: Two new interviews in the MEDIA AND MISC. section; also the lighthouse invites the storm tickets are now on sale. Yes, the very same now we're all currently in.

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