Rob Zellers

    Rob Zellers
    Mr. Wheeler’s (PlayPenn, 2014)

    Rob Zellers’ plays have been developed at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Lark, PlayPenn, New Harmony Project, Accessible Theatre Company of Boston, and Carnegie Mellon and Wake Forest Universities.  He is co-author of The Chief, the most successful play in Pittsburgh Public Theater’s 41-year history, published by University of Pittsburgh Press and made into a feature film.  Other plays:  Harry’s Friendly Service, premiered Pittsburgh Public Theater 2009, Edgerton Award; Mr. Wheeler’s, Salt Lake City-Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-by-Play series.  Plays in development: Safekeeping, The Happiness They Seek, and Smokey Hollow.  Rob was the Education Director at Pittsburgh Public Theater from 1987-2015 where he established numerous successful theater education programs to serve the Pittsburgh community.  He was an O’Neill Theatre Conference semi-finalist, winner of the Pen is a Mighty Sword Award, recipient of the 2013 Tapestry Award in the Arts and Pittsburgh New Works Lifetime Achievement Award, and a proud member of The Dramatists Guild.

     

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