Bruce Graham


Bruce Graham (Playwright) – Curious has performed two of Graham’s plays previously: White Guy on the Bus (2016) and Coyote on a Fence (2001). His other plays include Burkie, Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar & Grille, Moon Over the Brewery, Minor Demons, Belmont Avenue Social Club, According to Goldmman, Desperate Affection, Stella and Lou, The Champagne Charlie Stakes, Funnyman, The Craftsman, North of the Boulevard, Rizzo, and The Philly Fan. Graham has won consecutive Barrymore Awards for Best New Play (Something Intangible, Any Given Monday) the Joseph Jefferson Award (The Outgoing Tide) and a Jeff nomination for White Guy on the Bus. White Guy on the Bus is currently nominated for the “Offie” – London’s version of the Obie Award. His new play, Gary, opens next fall at the Eagle Theater. Graham recently returned to acting appearing as Ben Hecht in Moonlight and Magnolias, Ernie in Rumors, Eddie in Lost in Yonkers, Richard in Time Stands Still, Milt in Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Artie in Hurlyburly, and Arthur in Pterodactyls. His movie writing credits include Dunston Checks In, Anastasia, and Hunt for the Unicorn Killer. He also writes for television including Roseanne, Leg Work, Cedar Cove, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Trading Christmas, and The Good Witch. Along with Michele Volansky he is the author of The Collaborative Playwright. Graham is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and teaches playwriting and film courses at Drexel University. He divides his time between Elkton, Maryland and South Philly with his wife Stephanie.