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Phil Olson


Email Address: phil@philolson.com
Web Address: http://www.philolson.com/

Plays By Phil Olson

A Don't Hug Me Christmas CarolA Don't Hug Me County Fair
A Nice Family ChristmasA Nice Family Gathering
Don't Hug MeDon't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant
Don't Hug Me, We're MarriedGirls Night Out
Hurricane GrammaKOLD Radio, Whitefish Bay
Mom's GiftPolyester The Musical
The Security GuardTodd and Becky



Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Phil Olson has had over 350 productions of his plays and musicals around the U.S., Canada and Australia. He has 14 published plays, musicals and one-acts including his musicals, Don't Hug Me (Samuel French), and A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol (Samuel French), A Don't Hug Me County Fair (Samuel French), Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant (Samuel French), Don't Hug Me, We're Married ( Samuel French), Polyester The Musical (Samuel French) as well as his plays, Mom's Gift (Samuel French) A Nice Family Gathering (Samuel French), A Nice Family Christmas (Samuel French) and KOLD Radio, Whitefish Bay (Eldridge), also known as Crappie Talk, and his one-acts, Todd and Becky, Girls Night Out, Hurricane Gramma, and The Security Guard (JAC Publishing). Don't Hug Me is the Winner of 4 Artistic Director Achievement Awards including Best Original Musical and Best Author Original Play. A Nice Family Gathering won The Rochester Playwright Festival, and KOLD Radio, Whitefish Bay won The Gilmore Creek Playwriting Competition. A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol was chosen Best Musical of 2006 by ReviewPlays.com. A Don't Hug Me County Fair was nominated for eight Artistic Director Achievement Awards, winning three includng Best Orignal Play. A Nice Family Christmas won the McLaren Comedy Festival. Visit www.donthugme.com, www.momsgifttheplay.com,  www.polyesterthemusical.com, www.anicefamilygathering.com or www.koldradio.com for more information.

Phil also sold 2 screenplays and script doctored 3 screenplays that were produced. He wrote and directed a short film titled, The Al Oerter Comeback, featuring 4-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner Al Oerter. The film was a finalist in the Long Island Film Festival.