GEORGE CAMERON GRANT

Grandson of Lanarkshire-born Olympian George Guthrie Cameron, George is the internationally produced author of 14 full length plays, over 40 one acts, and countless monologues. His latest, 3 EGG CREAMS - A RHAPSODY IN THE RAIN, is a 90 minute, 1 actor, 7 character show starring Vince Bandille, inspired by, and featuring the timeless music of the Legendary LOU CHRISTIE. Please visit www.3EggCreams.com to see the many testimonials it has received. He's just completed the screeenplay adaptation of the show. His most recent one-act, THE LOVERS KISS, named BEST PLAY at last year’s Think Fast festival in Maplewood, NJ. Another full-length play, FORTUNE, inspired by the life of Black Loyalist Rose Fortune, appeared at NYC's MITF Festival, to packed houses and standing ovations. It was performed by the drama students of Hoboken HS, where it was skyped live to a standing room only crowd at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, the town where Rose lived the last 80 of her 90 years. Staged readings of FORTUNE were also performed in Annapolis Royal, and resulted in a ferry and memorial being dedicated in her honor. CROCKETT'S LAST STAND, his play about Congressman David Crockett's Stand against Andrew Jackson and his Indian Removal Act of 1830, was featured at Strawberry Festival's Summer of One Acts. L'IMAGE, George's latest evening of One Acts about vulnerability and vanity, appeared at Jersey City Theater Center. MINTS, a one woman one-act, won BEST PLAY at both Manhattan Rep's Summer Fest 2016 and Secret Theatre's 2016 Winter Fest. In addition, MINTS, and another one woman one-act, BROKEN, both appeared at the 2016 United Solo Festival in NYC. BROKEN also appeared at Manhattan Rep and MITF in 2016. SACRIFICE, his “Twilight Zone episode for the stage,” was featured in MITF's Summer One Act Festival. PUSH, his anti-bullying "Tool for Tolerance"   for the stage, has already been performed in dozens of schools, theaters, and festivals, in the USA and Canada, including the Hollywood Fringe Festival.           It joins EPITAPH, a full-length play dedicated to his Father, and 4 X’MAS, his evening of one-act Christmas plays, as published members of the Concord Theatricals family. George is an 8-time Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival Finalist, most recently for his play FORECLOSURE, also named a Finalist in the Nantucket Short Play and Strawberry Short Play Festivals. LEBEN, his full-length, three-woman play about mothers, daughters, life and loss, appeared at the Stage Door Repertory Theatre in Anaheim, CA. His full-length Christmas play, HEAVEN CENT: A Christmas Tale in Two Testaments, written on commission for the same theater, had its World Premiere there two months later, and was called "ONE OF THE YEAR'S 5 BEST" by Angela Hatcher of the Orange County News. His work as a bookwriter/lyricist/ composer includes IN SEARCH OF ALICE, and BEAUTY, two original musicals he has created in collaboration with New York composer Michael J. Shapiro. As a screenwriter, he is a two-time participant in the NY Independent Film Market, and has just completed his fifth screenplay, a screen adaptation of his play PUSH. Mr. Grant is also the writer of dozens of songs, including PASS ON THE LOVE, performed by the legendary Persuasions and featured in Spike Lee’s DO IT A CAPPELLA. As graphic designer, Mr. Grant is an Addy Award winner for his design work on August Wilson’s original production of FENCES, with James Earl Jones, and has also created posters and ad campaigns for scores of motion pictures, Academy Award® Winners and Nominees included. George is the proud father of Elizabeth and Jenna, the devoted life partner of Debbie, and is a member of BMI and the Dramatists Guild. George can be reached on Facebook, Twitter (@cameron313), on LinkedIn, or emailed at georgecamerongrant@gmail.com