Gina Gionfriddo

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Gina Gionfriddo is an American playwright and television writer.

For her writing she has received an Obie Award,[1] the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize,[2] the Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.[3] She has written for both the stage and for television. She graduated from Barnard College and also completed Brown University's MFA playwriting program where she studied under Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel.[4] In addition to writing her own material, she has also taught playwriting at Brown University, Providence College, and Rhode Island College.

She has lived in Washington, D.C., and Providence, Rhode Island[3] but currently resides in New York City. Gionfriddo's most recent production, Rapture, Blister, Burn premiered at Playwrights Horizons in June 2012.[5]


  • Rapture, Blister, Burn (2012)
  • "America's Got Tragedy" (2008) (short)
  • Becky Shaw (2008)
  • "Squalor" (2007) (short)
  • After Ashley (2004)
  • U.S. Drag (2002) (Originally produced by Clubbed Thumb)
  • Guinevere (2001)
  • Safe (2000) (short)