Kevin Daly

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Kevin Daly lives in New Haven, Connecticut where he serves as Director of the Theater Program at Quinnipiac University. He received his MFA in Playwriting from Indiana University ('08). To date, he has written sixteen full-length plays.

Kevin is represented by Marta Praeger of The Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency.

His full-length drama, In Kings and Fools (a finalist for the 2011 Woodward/Newman Award) received a world premiere production in May 2017 as the winner of the Panndora’s Box New Works Festival in Long Beach, California. The script was initially developed at The Manhattan Theatre Club.

His full-length comedy, Where is Everybody? (finalist for the Reva Shiner Award ’16 and the Hope on Stage Award ’16) was the winner of the 2016 Neil Simon Festival New Play Contest. It later received a developmental reading at The Windy City Playhouse in Chicago.

His ten minute play, The Kitty Bomb was a finalist for the Heideman Award. It was presented at the William Inge Festival (’18) and the ATHE Conference (’18).

Kevin’s professional credits include the Manhattan Theatre Club, Aston Rep, Curious Frog Theatre Company, 5th Letter Productions, The Neil Simon Festival, Panndora Productions, The Windy City Playhouse, The William Inge Festival, and JET Ensemble Theatre. His plays have been named semi-finalists for the National Play Conference at the O'Neill ('10,’11,’13,'14), winner of the Neil Simon Festival New Play Contest (’16), runner-up for the Bottle Tree Inc. Playwriting Prize ('14), finalist for the Kitchen Dog Theatre New Works Festival (’14), finalist for the Woodward Newman Drama Award ('11, ‘15), finalist for the Reva Shiner Award (’16), semi-finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival (’12), and finalist for the Julie Harris Playwriting Award (’09).

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