Thursday, December 13, 2018
BROADWAY WORLD (LOS ANGELES) -- Garret Jon Groenveld is author of “The Hummingbirds,” winner of the Internationalists Global Playwriting Prize. It was also winner of the 2012 GAP Festival from the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. Groenveld is a seven-time recipient of the Bay Area PlayGround Emerging Playwright Award and has received five PlayGround full-length play commissions. His work has prompted Jon Carroll of the San Francisco Chronicle to call him “a treasure of the community.” “Missives,” his play about a black woman and her gay neighbor, had well-received productions in San Francisco and New York. A poet and playwright living in San Francisco, Groenveld holds a a Master of Arts in poetry and a Master of Fine Arts in playwriting from San Francisco State University, and also studied with Edward Albee at the University of Houston.