Brian Watkins

LCT debut. Plays include WyomingEvergreensInto The Earth With YouMy Daughter Keeps Our Hammer and High Plains. Most recently, he is the creator, showrunner, and executive producer of the new series Outer Range starring Josh Brolin on Amazon Prime Video. His plays have been produced by Druid Theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival under the direction of Garry Hynes, at The Flea Theater and Lesser America under the direction of Danya Taymor, as well as at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Juilliard, Edinburgh Fringe and Creede Repertory. His plays have been developed with Atlantic, NYTW, LAByrinth, Rattlestick, Ensemble Studio Theatre, CATF, Intar, and Seven Devils, among others. Watkins is the recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship, a Stavis Playwriting Award nominee, a Sundance Lab, O'Neill and Heideman Award finalist, and is under commission from the Denver Center Theatre Company. He is a Juilliard Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellow and a New Dramatists resident playwright. Upcoming film work includes an independent feature with Circle of Confusion for which he serves as writer and producer.  Currently, Watkins is writing an original screenplay for Steven Spielberg’s Amblin. 

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