Mark Perry

Dramaturg

PlayMakers: Trouble in Mind, Metamorphoses, Surviving Twin, A Raisin in the Sun, An Iliad, Noises Off, The Parchman Hour, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, The Little Prince.

Mark teaches play analysis and playwriting in the Department of Dramatic Art. His most recent play, The Will of Bernard Boynton—a story about isolated New Englanders, Sufi mysticism and George Jones—was produced in 2015 by the Kenan Theatre Company (KTC). His play A New Dress for Mona, about the wrongful execution of a young Iranian Baha’i, was produced by the Department of Dramatic Art. Both Bernard Boynton and Mona have now been published by Drama Circle. Last season, Mark directed The Cherry Orchard with KTC after teaching a companion course on Anton Chekhov.

Education/Other: MFA, Playwright’s Workshop, University of Iowa. Former recipient of NC Arts Council Literature Fellowship for playwriting.

Shows at Playmakers

An Iliad September 5, 2012 - September 9, 2012
Surviving Twin September 4, 2013 - September 8, 2013
Trouble in Mind January 21, 2015 - February 8, 2015
A Raisin In the Sun January 26, 2013 - March 2, 2013
Metamorphoses November 3, 2013 - December 7, 2013
The Crucible October 19, 2016 - November 6, 2016