Hal Corley

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Hal Corley
EducationBradley University, 1973 B.A. English
OccupationTelevision writer, playwright
Notable work
Finding Donis Anne[1]
AwardsFive Emmy awards[2]
Two Writers Guild awards[3]
Playwriting awards[4][5][6]

Hal Corley is an American television writer and playwright. He was Associate Head Writer for All My Children and As The World Turns, for which he won five Daytime Emmy Awards[2][7] and two Writers Guild of America Awards.[3][8][9][10][11] His plays have been developed with the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Walnut Street Theatre, Premiere Stages, Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, New York's Westbeth, San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Center, Adirondack Theatre Festival, Washington DC's Source, Stageworks/Hudson, Los Angeles' New American Theatre, and Ontario's Flush Ink.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18] Three full-length scripts, Easter Monday, Mama and Jack Carew, and ODD, are published by Samuel French/Concord Theatricals.[19] His Fanny Otcott, an adaptation of a sketch by Thornton Wilder, is published by YouthPLAYS; his Treed is in Playscripts' Great Short Plays Volume 10; and his Dolor is included in Applause's Best American Short Plays for 2014-2015.[5] His work is excerpted in Smith & Krause's Best Stage Scenes of 2008 and Best Men's/Women's Stage Scenes and Monologues of 2011, 222 More Comedy Monologues (2017), and in Samuel French's Exceptional Monologues 2. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America, East.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result Notes
1992 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Nominated
1992 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing All My Children Nominated
1993 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Nominated
1994 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing All My Children Nominated [20]
1995 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Nominated
1996 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Won [21]
1996 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing All My Children Nominated
1997 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Won [21]
1997 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing All My Children Won
1998 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Won
1998 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing All My Children Nominated
1999 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing All My Children Won
1999 Writers Guild of America Award Best writing As the World Turns Nominated
2000 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing As the World Turns Nominated
2001 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing As the World Turns Won [21]
2002 Daytime Emmy Awards Best writing As the World Turns Won [22][21]

Playwriting awards[edit]

Year Play Venue Award Notes
2007 ODD 2007 Premiere Stages Play Festival Winner [5][6]
2011 The Imaginary Orange FirstStage LA First Prize Winner [5]
2011 Treed Belhaven University One-Act Contest Winner
2018 Married North The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation
HRC Showcase Award
Honorable Mention [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mel Gussow (reviewer), November 14, 1982, The New York Times,STAGE: 'FINDING DONIS ANNE', Retrieved November 2, 2020
  2. ^ a b "Briefs: Second Annual Festival of Short Plays from Theatre Out". Goldstar. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Five-time Emmy Award-winning writer Hal Corley offers us a glimpse at a rather unique love triangle as we discover a mother and son have the same taste in men in Officer Darling....
  3. ^ a b Walter F. Rodriguez (January 4, 2013). "5 Questions With Hal Corley". Playwrights Theater of New Jersey. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... You are a five time Emmys and two WGA Awards winner....
  4. ^ a b Staff writer (January 1, 2018). "Competition Awards". The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation. Retrieved October 27, 2020. 2014 (PLAYWRITING) ... Honorable Mention ($500 each) ...Hal Corley of Summit, N.J., for Married North ...
  5. ^ a b c d "Hal Corley". Concord Theatricals. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Hal Corley is an award-winning and prolifically produced playwright ...
  6. ^ a b "Past shows". Kean University. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... Sept. 7 - 23, 2007, ODD, 2007 Play Festival Winner, written by Hal Corley, directed by John J. Wooten ...A struggling tutor running from his past takes on a teenager with Oppositional Defiance Disorder....
  7. ^ Nick Madigan (February 21, 1999). "The write track: Scribes honored at WGA ceremony". Variety Magazine. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...In daytime serials, “All My Children” took the prize for its writers — Agnes Nixon ... Hal Corley,....
  8. ^ "Writers Guild Awards Winners: 2005-1996". Writers Guild. Retrieved October 27, 2020. 1999 AWARDS WINNERS ...Daytime Serials ... ALL MY CHILDREN, ABC, Written by Agnes Nixon ... Hal Corley, ... 1997 AWARDS WINNERS ... ALL MY CHILDREN, ABC, Written by Agnes Nixon ... Hal Corley ...
  9. ^ Linda Grant (August 25, 1991). "From the Archives: Agnes Nixon, the nicest person in daytime TV, made a fortune with never-ending tales of alcoholism, adultery, child abuse and disease". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... Hal Corley, a writer on her staff, remembers a phone call from Nixon at 8:45 one Saturday morning with an idea for solving a script problem. ...
  10. ^ Michael E. Knight (July 13, 2017). "'All My Children': Michael E. Knight on the Show's End". Daily Beast. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Along the way, Agnes helped found an entirely new industry behind the camera by training and honing the skills of other daytime storytellers like Lorraine Broderick, Hal Corley, Karen Lewis, and Wisner Washam....
  11. ^ Staff Writer (June 14, 2012). "HAL CORLEY". Breaking Character Magazine. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Hal Corley is an award-winning and prolifically produced playwright.....
  12. ^ Lee Cooley (March 20, 2019). "BWW Review: PAS D'ACTION at Theatre Artists Studio". Broadway World. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...The world premiere of Hal Corley's PAS D' ACTION at Theatre Artists Studio (The Studio) is about family dysfunction at its finest.... This award-winning playwright introduces us to Maya, daughter of Annabelle,...
  13. ^ Herbert Paine (June 22, 2019). "BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Presents NEW SUMMER SHORTS". Broadway World. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... Hal Corley's PAS D'ACTION, ...
  14. ^ BWW News Desk (May 30, 2018). "Theatre Artists Studio Announces 2018-2019 Season". Broadway World. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Pas d'Action, by Hal Corley; March 15 - March 31, 2019...
  15. ^ Staff writer (December 29, 2017). "Writer's Theatre of NJ hosting staged play readings at FDU". Daily Record. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Nichiiwaad by Hal Corley...
  16. ^ Aimee Caruso (January 7, 2017). "Rising Action: Parish Players Prepare for Upcoming Ten-Minute Play Festival". Valley News. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Noor Taher, of White River Junction, takes a quick look at the script for Falling, by Hal Corley,...
  17. ^ Tim Treanor (February 2, 2018). "Swan song for DC's Source Festival, and complete list of festival works 2008 – 2017". DC Theater Scene. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Executive Order 10450, by Hal Corley, directed by Ryan S. Taylor,...
  18. ^ "STAGEWORKS/HUDSON CELEBRATES THE 17th ANNUAL PLAY BY PLAY FESTIVAL OF NEW ONE ACTS -- June 12 to June 23, 2013". StageWorks Hudson. June 23, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... Hal Corley's DEFLATING traces back the past events of two people who connect with their love of a balloon's promise....
  19. ^ Adam Hetrick (November 21, 2011). "A First Look at Samuel French's Digital Play Collection on iTunes". Playbill Magazine. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ... Easter Monday by Hal Corley....
  20. ^ Staff writer (February 7, 1994). "Writer's Guild Award Nominees". AP News. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...TELEVISION DAYTIME SERIALS: ... ″All My Children,″ ... Hal Corley,...
  21. ^ a b c d "Outstanding Writing Team Winners". SoapCentral.com. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...1995-1996; All My Children ... 1996-1997; All My Children [TIE] ... 1997-1998; All My Children ... 2000-2001; As the World Turns ... 2001-2002; As the World Turns
  22. ^ "As The World Turns". Soaps.com. Retrieved October 27, 2020. ...Daytime Emmy Awards Won, Daytime Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team for As the World Turns (2002) ... Hal Corley (associate head writer),...

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