Arlene Hutton

Arlene Hutton is best known as the author of The Nibroc Trilogy, which includes Last Train to Nibroc (NY Drama League Best Play nomination), See Rock City (Spirit of America Award) and Gulf View Drive (LA Weekly and Ovation Award Best Play nominations). Her plays have been presented at FringeNYC, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Off- and Off-Off-Broadway and at theatres across the US, in London and throughout the world. Works include Letters to Sala, I Dream Before I Take the StandAs It Is In Heaven, The Three Sisters Brontë and Happy Worst Day Ever, commissioned by Cincinnati Playhouse and winner of the Macy’s New Play Prize. A member of Ensemble Studio Theatre, an alumna of New Dramatists and a resident playwright at Access Theatre, Hutton is a three-time winner of the Samuel French Short Play Festival, an eight-time finalist for the Heideman Award, finalist for the Francesca Primus Prize and recipient of the Lippman and Calloway Awards, along with a recent NYFA grant and current commissions from the Sloan Foundation and the Big Bridge Theatre Consortium. Residencies include the Australian National Playwrights Conference, Blue Mountain Center, MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Hutton’s scripts are published by Dramatists Play Service, Samuel French, Playscripts and Overlook Press. She is on the faculty of the Sewanee School of Letters and teaches playwriting at The Barrow Group in New York City. Her play Gulf View Drive, written and developed at The New Harmony Project, won the 2018 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Production.