Gary Richards is a director, actor, producer, and teacher as well as a writer. His plays, include The Root (five Drama-Logue Awards, four Carbonell nominations), Children at Play, Slambook, Social Studies, Dividends, Stag, Shiva, Tropical Depression, Second Summer (Best Play Award, Colleagues Theatre Company), Two Piece, Scrambled Eggs, Somebody’s Somebody, and A Chip in Time. He also has several one-act plays to his credit. His screenplays include In Scoring Position, To Go, The Root, Beating Hearts, Doin’ Time, Two Regular Guys, Butch and Kiki, Garage Band, Second Summer, Continuing Ed, and The Florida Room, among others.
In addition to teaching at Jacob Krueger Studio, Gary is also on the faculties of the School of Visual Arts where he teaches screenwriting and storytelling and the Borough of Manhattan Community College where he teaches composition.