Ms. D.W. Gregory


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D.W. Gregory’s plays frequently explore political issues through a personal lens and with a comedic edge. The New York Times called her “a playwright with a talent to enlighten and provoke” for her most produced work, RADIUM GIRLS, about the famous case of industrial poisoning. In 2018 EDTA named RADIUM GIRLS as one of the 10 most-produced plays in U.S. high school theatre. Other plays include MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN; MOLUMBY’S MILLION, nominated for a Barrymore Award by Philadelphia Theatre Alliance; THE GOOD DAUGHTER; OCTOBER 1962; and a new musical comedy, THE YELLOW STOCKING PLAY, with composer Steven M. Alper and lyricist Sarah Knapp. Gregory also writes for youth theatre and makes occasional appearances as a teaching artist.  SALVATION ROAD, recently released by Dramatic Publishing, was the winner of the American Alliance for Theatre in Education’s Playwrights in Our Schools Award and developed through New York University’s New Plays for Young Audiences program.  A member of the Dramatists’ Guild, Gregory is an affiliated writer with The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and an affiliated artist with NNPN. Her work is available from Dramatic Publishing,, and Reading copies of selected scripts are posted on the New Play Exchange, at More details at


The Catholic University of America
Washington, District Of Columbia
MFA, 1995

Job History

New Jersey Rep
Playwright in Residence
Long Branch, NJ, United States
February 2003 - January 2013