Charles Morey

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Charles Morey Bio

Morey_2CHARLES MOREY is the author of eleven produced plays. The most recent, THE GRANITE STATE  received its inaugural production at the Peterborough Players in 2014. FIGARO (freely adapted from Beaumarchais) was commissioned and produced by New York City's Pearl Theatre Company and played Off-Broadway in the fall of 2012 to critical acclaim including a New York Times "Critic's Pick." In its 2015 west coast premiere at A Noise Within FIGARO was an L.A. Times "Critic's Choice." Other plays include: LAUGHING STOCK  which has received over 100 productions world-wide to date, THE YELLOW LEAF, DUMAS' CAMILLE, THE LADIES MAN (freely adapted from Feydeau)  and stage adaptations of the 19th century classic novels: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, A TALE OF TWO CITIES, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, DRACULA and THE THREE MUSKETEERS. His plays have had numerous productions at professional theatres across the country including: Denver Center Theatre Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre Center,  Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Asolo Theatre Company, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis,  Meadow Brook Theatre, Shakespeare and Company, PCPA Theaterfest,  Peterborough Players,  Connecticut  Repertory Theatre,  Elm Shakespeare Company, Arvada Center, Creede Repertory Theatre, Artists' Ensemble, Actors' Summit Theatre, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Shadowland Theatre, Theatre in the Square, Centenary Stage Company and Cortland Repertory Theatre in addition to the afore-mentioned Pearl Theatre Company and A Noise Within. He has had hundreds of US and international amateur productions as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Singapore, Austria, India, Canada and The Netherlands. LAUGHING STOCK has been translated into Russian and has been running in Moscow since April 2013 in the repertory of Arcadia Theatre and in Pervouralsk in the repertory of the Variant Drama Theatre under the title "Balagan". DRACULA was produced as a radio play by LA Theatre Works and is replayed regularly by stations around the country each October. LA Theatreworks will tour their "Live Radio Play" version of DRACULA nation-wide in 2015-2016.  

LAUGHING STOCK was nominated for the American Theatre Critic's Association Steinberg Award and won the "Best New Play" citation from the New Hampshire Theatre Association and the


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