Larry Owens

Larry Owens is an award winning multi-hyphenate artist across the mediums of theatre, television, film, music and comedy. Theatre: A Strange Loop (Actor, Playwrights Horizons. Awards: Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Obie), Larry Owens’ Sondheimia (Creator/Director. Carnegie Hall, Cafe Carlyle, Pasadena Playhouse, The Bell House) Selected Onscreen: Abbott Elementary, High Maintenance, Search Party, A24’s Problemista, Sony’s Dumb Money Directed by Craig Gillespie, and more. Comedy: Larry Owens Live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (NextUp Comedy Award Nominee) Writing: Musical comedy scripts developed at FX, Netflix, and Paramount. WGA Award Winner. Owens is the author of three full length musicals and one play: THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL MUSICAL a satire of The Blind Side-esque sports/white savior films; THE TALK SHOW, about an evil female talk show host (directorial debut, Tribeca Film Festival, under title “THE GAG”, starring Sherie Rene Scott); unannounced jukebox musical for Primary Wave records; and FIVE SISTERS, a play about gendered succession written in iambic pentameter and AAVE.