Theatre : Bil Wright
This One Girl's Story: An Original Musical
The 2010 GLAAD nominated musical inspired by actual events
is featured in the New York Musical Theatre Festival
opening September, 2011.
Book by Bil Wright
music and lyrics by Dionne McClain-Freeney
Directed by Jeremy Dobrish
Bil Wright is a novelist, playwright and director. He has published four novels including the highly acclaimed Putting Make-up on the Fat Boy (Named one of Best Books of 2011 for Young Adults by Barnes and Noble Review) When the Black Girl Sings, (Junior Library Guild Award Selection) and Sunday You Learn How to Box, (New York Public Library Choice for Young Readers and a Coretta King Celebrating the Dream Award). His plays include Bloodsummer Rituals, based on the life of poet Audre Lorde, (Jerome Fellowship) Leave Me a Message (San Diego Human Rights Festival premiere) and This One Girls Story, (GLAAD AWARD nominee). He is the winner of a LAMI (La Mama Playwriting Award, chosen by La Mama herself, Ellen Stewart). Directing credits include: Yasmin Rana's The War Zone Is My Bed (San Diego Human Rights Festival, West Coast Premiere) New World Theatre Dance Festival, Theatre Am Turm, Germany, The Man Who came to Dinner (Montpelier Playmakers).