Alan Brody is a Professor of Theater at MIT. His plays have won numerous awards.
Invention for Fathers and Sons was the first winner of the annual Rosenthal Award at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in 1989. It was subsequently produced at the American Jewish Theater in New York City.
The Company of Angels was the recipient of the 1990 Eisner Award from the Streisand Center for Jewish Culture in Los Angeles. It had its world premiere at the New Repertory Theater in Massachusetts in the spring of 1993, and has been produced at the T. Schreiber Studio in New York, Theater Emory in Atlanta and the Janet Kinghorn Theater at Skidmore College.
The Housewives of Mannheim had its world premiere at the New Jersey Repertory Company in 2009. Operation Epsilon had its world premiere at the Central Square Theater inin Cambridge in 2013. It was noominated for three Elliot Norton Awards.
Three of his plays, Five Scenes From Life, Greytop in Love and One-on-One, were developed at the Missouri Repertory Theater. Greytop in Love was produced at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia in March of 1998 starring Kim Hunter in one of her last performances. Medea's Nurse was presented at the Riverside Stage Theater in Norwalk, Connecticut in September 1998. The dramatic oratorio, Reckoning Time: A Song of Walt Whitman, which he wrote in collaboration with composer Peter Child, had its world premiere at Jordan Hall with the John Oliver Chorale in March of 1995.
Mr. Brody is also the author of two novels, Coming To (1973) and Hey Lenny, Hey Jack (1975).
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