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Gene Franklin Smith


Web Address: www.genefranklinsmith.com

Plays By Gene Franklin Smith

Apprentice GhostBloody Mary
Boise, USACarmilla
Charles Dickens' Bleak HouseDevil's Consort
Flim Flam: Houdini and the HereafterIl Canile
Playing With FireRubicon
Second ActThe Border Line
The Bride's ChamberThe Friends of the Friends
The Insanity of JonesThe Moonlit Road
The Romance of Certain Old Clothes



Gene Franklin Smith has enjoyed a theatrical career in both the U.S. and Canada.  Among his produced plays are: Boise, USA (2008, Matrix Theatre); Haunted Masters (2004) and More Haunted Masters (both at Spadina Museum, Toronto); Transports of the Heart (2002); Charles Dickens' Bleak House (2001); Devil's Consort (1999), all produced at Write Act Repertory Company, of which he founded and served as Artistic Director for five years; Rubicon (1997, Coast Playhouse; 1999, Wings Theatre, New York); and Life Beneath the Roses (winner of the Great Platte River Playwrights Festival Award, Dayton Playhouse's FutureFest Award and Theatre Americana's David James Ellis Memorial Award).  His screenplay of Boise, USA won the 2009 Creative World Awards for Best Drama.  Currently he is one of 20 Los Angeles playwrights whose works will be produced this year by Playwrights' Arena's FLASH Theatre LA.