David Grimm


David Grimm is a Brooklyn-based writer.  Plays: THE HYPOCHONDRIAC, an adaptation of Molière’s “Le Malade Imaginaire” (NYU Grad Acting @ The African Grove Theatre, NY); a new translation/adaptation of Rostand’s CYRANO DE BERGERAC (Perseverance, Alaska); IBSEN IN CHICAGO (Seattle Rep.); ORIFLAMME (59 E. 59, NYC); TALES FROM RED VIENNA (Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC); MEASURE FOR PLEASURE (Public Theatre, NYC; Bug ‘n Bub Award; GLAAD Award nomination); THE MIRACLE AT NAPLES (Huntington, Boston; Best New Play IRNE Award); STEVE & IDI (Rattlestick, NYC); CHICK (Hartford Stage, CT); THE LEARNED LADIES OF PARK AVENUE (Hartford Stage, CT); KIT MARLOWE (Public Theatre, NYC; GLAAD Award nomination); SHERIDAN, OR SCHOOLED IN SCANDAL (La Jolla, CA); ENOUGH ROPE (Williamstown; starring Elaine Stritch). Shorter works include the song cycle BOXES, BUCKETS, & BAGS (music by Peter Golub; Liederabend @ The Kitchen); DIVINITY DU STYX (24 Hour plays); BROOKLYN EVENING (One Minute Play Festival); A LA RECHERCHE DU FRANK PERDUE (Red Bull Verse Play Festival). Film: Grimm wrote and adapted the dialogue for Matthew Barney’s film RIVER OF FUNDAMENT. Television: NOS4A2 (AMC); THE EXORCIST (Fox). David is the recipient of an NEA/TCG Residency Grant and has received commissions from Roundabout Theatre Company, Huntington Theatre Company, City Theatre Company, The Public Theater, and Hartford Stage. David holds an MFA from NYU, a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, and has lectured in Playwriting and Screenwriting at the Yale School of Drama, Brown University, Columbia University, and NYU. His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service and TRW.