Donna de Matteo

Donna de Matteo is the Playwrighting Chair at HB Studio and has taught Contemporary Theatre at The College of New Rochelle. Her numerous plays have been performed at The Roundabout Theatre, Theatre East, The Cape Playhouse, The WPA, The John Drew in East Hampton, The McCarter at Princeton, and the HB Playwrights Foundation. Some of the latter productions include The Silver Fox, directed by Herbert Berghof and starring Uta Hagen; The Flip Side, a finalist in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (1982); Almost on a Runway, starring Jerry Stiller; and The Last American Convertible, which was presented at The Carnegie Mellon New Play Festival (1996). Ms. De Matteo’s latest play, Our Son’s Wedding was presented at the Gloucester Stage Co. in June, 2007. Ms. de Matteo is featured in Contemporary Women Playwrights by Kathleen Betsko and Rachel Koenig. Her other achievements include her three children, Joe, Darren, and Drea, and her marriage to her husband, Al.