Neil Wechsler

Neil Wechsler - Writers in Education Teaching Artist - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Playwright

Just Buffalo teaching artist NEIL WECHSLER’s play Grenadine won the 2008 Yale Drama Award, selected by Edward Albee. Grenadine was published by Yale University Press and has been produced at Road Less Traveled Productions in Buffalo, SMU in Texas, and UNC-Chapel Hill. Neil’s adaptation of Ibsen’s Emperor and Galilean premiered at Torn Space Theater. It was the American premiere of Emperor and Galilean. Neil’s play The Brown Bull of Cuailnge received its world premiere in Toronto, presented by The Room. Neil has spoken about playwriting and literature at high schools and colleges across the country. Neil is the Executive Director of Against the Grain Theater Festival in Buffalo.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

“Play Openings” Taught by: Neil Wechsler, playwright Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: November 17 & 19, 2015 Additional Dates: December 15 & 17 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

“Play Openings” Taught by: Neil Wechsler, playwright Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: December 15 & 17, 2015 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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The Faust Project

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Taught by: Neil Wechsler & Nathan Heidelberger Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: January 17, 2017 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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The Faust Project: A Staged Reading with Live Music of Goethe’s Faust

Friday, February 3, 2017

Where: Burchfield Penney Art Center 1300 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 Date: February 3 & 4, 2017 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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By Neil Wechsler

Neil Wechsler - Grenadine - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Grenadine

Chosen as the second winner of the Yale Drama Series, Neil Wechsler’s Grenadine is the fantastical story of a man’s quest for love in the company of three devoted friends. The play was selected by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and contest judge Edward Albee.

“I found it highly original . . . The questions the play asks and the answers it proposes are provocative; the play stretched my mind.”
—Edward Albee

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Just Buffalo's Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–19 cultivate their writing skills.

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