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Gage Tarlton
SONS THAT WEAR DRESSES AND MOTHERS THAT LOVE SWEET POTATOES

Gage Tarlton is a writer and director from North Carolina, currently living in Brooklyn, NY. In his writing, he interrogates content and form through complex stories about queerness, sex, and internet culture. He has been featured in The New York Times, Variety, Deadline, Playbill, TheaterMania, The Brooklyn Rail, Out Magazine, LGBTQ Nation, amongst others. His work has been developed with Arterial Projects, La MaMa ETC, Victory Gardens Theater, The Kennedy Center, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Queen City New Play Initiative, and Kenan Theatre Company. He was a finalist for the 2022 UCross + The Blank Theatre’s Future of Playwriting Prize, a 2019 Kennedy Center Playwriting Fellow, a 2023 finalist and 2020 semifinalist for The O’Neill’s National Playwrights Conference, a 2023 semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award playwriting fellowship, a 2023 honorable mention for the Neukom Institute’s Literary Arts Award for Playwriting, a recipient of distinguished achievement from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and a 2020 semifinalist for the Playwrights Foundation’s Bay Area Playwrights Festival. He received a B.A. in Dramatic Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. He is represented by Farrah Cukor at United Talent Agency. https://www.gagetarlton.com/

Gage Tarlton
SONS THAT WEAR DRESSES AND MOTHERS THAT LOVE SWEET POTATOES

Gage Tarlton is a writer and director from North Carolina, currently living in Brooklyn, NY. In his writing, he interrogates content and form through complex stories about queerness, sex, and internet culture. He has been featured in The New York Times, Variety, Deadline, Playbill, TheaterMania, The Brooklyn Rail, Out Magazine, LGBTQ Nation, amongst others. His work has been developed with Arterial Projects, La MaMa ETC, Victory Gardens Theater, The Kennedy Center, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Queen City New Play Initiative, and Kenan Theatre Company. He was a finalist for the 2022 UCross + The Blank Theatre’s Future of Playwriting Prize, a 2019 Kennedy Center Playwriting Fellow, a 2023 finalist and 2020 semifinalist for The O’Neill’s National Playwrights Conference, a 2023 semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award playwriting fellowship, a 2023 honorable mention for the Neukom Institute’s Literary Arts Award for Playwriting, a recipient of distinguished achievement from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and a 2020 semifinalist for the Playwrights Foundation’s Bay Area Playwrights Festival. He received a B.A. in Dramatic Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. He is represented by Farrah Cukor at United Talent Agency. https://www.gagetarlton.com/