Donna Hoke is a Buffalo-based, award-winning playwright whose work has been commissioned, produced, and/or developed in 38 states and on 5 continents, and counting. She makes her artistic home as an ensemble playwright at Road Less Traveled Productions, where the premiere of her first full-length production, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, was the theater's top-grossing world premiere and the sixth highest grossing play in the theater's history. Hoke is also author of the full-length plays COCKEYED TODAY, LOST AT SEA, SEEDS (winner of the 2013 Emanuel Fried Award for Outstanding New Play), FLOWERS IN THE DESERT (finalist for the inaugural American Association of Community Theaters contest), SAFE (winner of the 2014 Todd McNerney and Naatak National Playwriting Contests, 2015 Great Gay Play and Musical, 2014 Bay Area Playwrights Festival semi-finalist), CHRISTMAS 2.0 (Hormel Festival of New Works, 2015), BRILLIANT WORKS OF ART (2015 Last Frontier Theatre Conference, TADA! fifth place finisher, top ten finisher Woodward/Newman Drama contest, top three finisher Rising Sage Visiting Playwrights, semi-finalist Playwright First, winner Firehouse Festival of New American Plays, on the 2016 Kilroys List.), ON THE ROOF, THE WAY IT IS, OPEN AND SHUT, MEET ME AT THE GATES, MARCUS JAMES as well as more than two dozen short plays.
A member of the International Center for Women Playwrights, Chicago Dramatists, and the Dramatists Guild, Hoke serves as the Western New York representative for the Dramatists Guild, which allows her to foster the playwright community in her home region.
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