Dan O'Brien


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New York, The United States
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Dan O’Brien is an American playwright and poet whose work includes the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama-winning play The Body of an American, which premiered at Portland Center Stage in 2012 directed by Bill Rauch, and will receive its U.K. premiere at the Gate Theatre in London in the 2013-14 season.

The Kennedy Prize is shared with Robert Schenkkan's All the Way. The Body of an American is also winner of the L. Arnold Weissberger Award, administered by Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the PEN Center USA Award for Drama. A new opera with composer Jonathan Berger, Visitations, premiered at the Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University in April 2013, directed by Rinde Eckert.

O'Brien's debut poetry collection entitled War Reporter
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Average rating: 4.4 · 65 ratings · 7 reviews · 7 distinct works
War Reporter

4.30 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Body of an American

4.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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New Life

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Scarsdale

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Last Supper Restoration

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An Irish Play: A Play in Th...

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Facing Our Truth: 10 Minute...

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4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013
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