Greg Oliver Bodine
Greg is an actor and playwright living in New York City. He grew up in Garrison, NY and is a graduate of Hobart College and the M.F.A. Drama program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was awarded both the Seldon Prize and the Adler Prize for Excellence in Acting. His previous training includes classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and the Actors Workshop in Boston. He has also studied Acting with Michael Howard, Shakespeare with John Basil and Charles E. Gerber, Directing with Shami Chaiken and Playwriting with both Constance Congdon (Tales of the Lost Formicans) and EST Founding Artistic Director, Curt Dempster. Greg has taught undergraduate drama at UNC-Chapel Hill, Long Island University-C.W. Post and The Southern New Jersey Academy for the Performing Arts at Gloucester County Institute of Technology.
His plays include Dark Soundings, Poe Times Two, Wicked Tavern Tales, A Hollywood Lesson in Physics, Heavy Flora, I — Carpenter (published by Playscripts, Inc.), The Fatwā of Corspman Johnny Jones, Eye of the Beholder, Christmas Thieves: A Small Town Radio Play (Playscripts, Inc.) and adaptations of Plautus’ The Pot of Gold, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Hound by H.P. Lovecraft, To Build a Fire by Jack London, The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad, (Playscripts, Inc.) and Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (Playscripts, Inc.) — a solo, one-act play which has received numerous, critically-acclaimed productions throughout the United States and Canada.
Greg is a 2003 Grants For the Arts Recipient, (A Christmas Carol) awarded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Long Island Arts Council. In addition to acting and playwriting, he has also worked as a Theatre Teaching Artist in the Long Island School Partnership Program with Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, NY. Greg is a member of WorkShop Theater Company, the Writers’ Forum at Manhattan Theatre Source, Playsmiths, Playwrights’ Continuum and the Dramatists Guild of America.
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Plays by Greg Oliver Bodine on Indie Theater Now
A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES
Holmes meets his match, the criminal mastermind, Prof. Moriarty, in a climactic struggle above the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland, leaving a grief-stricken Dr. Watson to pick up the pieces and help solve a brutal murder nearly three years later in this new, full-length play based on "The Final Problem" and "The Adventure of the Empty House," by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
POE, TIMES TWO
A double-bill of short, one-man plays adapted from two classic stories of mystery and horror, "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Black Cat", by Edgar Allan Poe.
THE FATWĀ OF CORPSMAN JOHNNY JONES
A wounded Navy Corpsman, home on leave, struggles to relate his war experience in Afghanistan to his Vietnam Vet father.
Locking himself in the library of his London townhouse in order to evade the pursuit of some ‘malign being,’ a discredited archeologist obsessed with the Occult recounts a gruesome series of occurrences surrounding the theft of an ancient amulet... and the appalling consequences for all who come to possess it.
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
Adapted here from the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the play chronicles the tragic, downward spiral of one woman’s isolation, obsession and descent into madness.
TO BUILD A FIRE
It's Man vs. Nature set in the unforgiving landscape and sub-zero temperatures of the Yukon, adapted here from the classic, 1908 short story of survival by Jack London.
WICKED TAVERN TALES
A 19th century tavern proprietor and barmaid narrate three yarns of mystery and murder, with characters from each story appearing and breathing life into the words of their storytellers.
Latest News About Greg Oliver Bodine
FREE READING OF A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES AT WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY, SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 AT 6PM
My new full-length play, A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES, returns to WorkShop Theater Company as part of the Sundays@Six Reading Series on Sept. 21 at 6pm -- Open and FREE to the public. ARRIVE extra early -- seating is VERY limited!
Sep 14, 2014
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, A ONE-WOMAN PLAY, COMING TO WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY JAN. 16-26, 2014.
My adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's classic, short story was first produced at Manhattan Theatre Source in March 2009 before it toured area libraries and colleges for Women's History Month. Annalisa Loeffler returns to NYC in this one-woman tour de force, directed by DeLisa M. White at WorkShop Theater Company, at 312 W. 36 Street, 4th floor, Jan. 16-26, 2014. Tickets are on sale -- we hope you'll join us! Available soon on Indie Theater Now!
Nov 18, 2013
FREE STAGED READING OF A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES AT WORKSHOP THEATER COMPANY, AUG. 8-10 @ 8PM
My new play, A REQUIEM FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES, is getting a staged reading Aug. 8-10 @ 8pm at WorkShop Theater Company on W. 36th Street in Manhattan. FREE and open to the public – online reservations are highly recommended. Come check it out!
Jul 23, 2013
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