Keith Glover

Plays written by Keith Glover



Keith Glover’s teleplay THE FANTASIA: LIFE IS NOT A FAIRY TALE had its premiere on Lifetime Channel, where it had the highest ratings of any show in Lifetime’s History.

His musicals, JAZZLAND and The Rose of Corazon were commissioned and subsequently produced by The Contemporary American Theater Festival in 2005 and 2006. Previous to that his most recent play, Dark Paradise received a production at the Cincinnati Playhouse, where it won the Rosenthal Prize. Other accomplishments include his direction and adaptation of the musical, Golden Boy, which was produced at the Long Wharf Theater (New Haven).

Keith Glover’s first play, Dancing on Moonlight was produced in 1995 at the Joseph Papp Public Theater by the New York Shakespeare Festival. His Second Play, Coming of the Hurricane, premiered at the Denver Center Theater Company in 1995 and has since been produced at Arena Stage (Washington DC) and at the Crossroads Theater Company (New Brunswick), Coming of the Hurricane was a finalist for the American Theater Critic’s Award for Best Play in 1995 as well as a runner-up for the Theodore Ward prize for Playwrights.

Mr. Glover directed his musical, Thunder Knocking on the Door, at the Old Globe Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Cincinatti Playhouse and Arena Stage, it was the 1997 winner of the Osborn Award, given by the American Critic’s Association and recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Resident Musical. Mr. Glover has directed productions of his play, In Walks Ed at the Cincinnati Playhouse and at the Long Wharf Theater. In Walks Ed was the recipient of the Rosenthal Prize and subsequently nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Mr. Glover is the writer of the 234th edition of Ringling Bros., and Barnum and Bailey, The Greatest Show on Earth.

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