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GREGORY BONSIGNORE was conceived in The Bronx, grew up in Texas, was an honors graduate of NYU, studied greek drama in Athens under Olga Taxidou, studied renaissance art and literature with Bella Mirabella in Florence, trained and worked at The BBC – London, and was The Playwright in Residence at The Library of Alexandria (Egypt).

OFF-BWAY: Gorgonzola (Book/Lyrics) premiered off-Broadway - awarded Best Book, Best Lyrics and Best Musical, Atomic (Book & Lyrics) - World-Premiere in Sydney, Australia, Three (Clurman Theatre) - Sam French Prize finalist, premiere at City Theatre's Best American Shorts Festival - Miami.  Raul Julia is Dead (Sonnet Rep, NYC). The Kalamazoo Zoo (The Flea). Us & Them (Houston).  He also worked in Creative Development for Disney Theatrical, under Tom Schumacher right out of college.  Most recently, he produced "The Speakeasy" the site-specific immersive 1930's show currently running in San Francisco. 

TV: Transformers, Code Black, Homeland, a musical episode of My Little Pony, Lie to MeThree Rivers, Hustle.  Pilots: Rare (EP: Philip Seymour Hoffman) which he wrote and directed, Squad 85 (EP: Justin Lin). Wrote/directed the film ...or Die (Best short – HBO Film Festival). 

He was selected for Fox’s Diversity Writing Program, The LA/Tel Aviv Television Masterclass, and to write for CBS’s Diversity Showcase.  He co-created A Derbyshire Pub Quiz for The Royal Geographical Society’s Annual Conference in England, he was a member of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and recently invited to the Advanced Workshop. He wrote speeches for celebrities and regular gays during the Prop 8 movement [they lost].  He developed an immersive theatrical experience for a leading Cruise Line, and created a number of theatrical, ride and stunt show concepts for leading theme park.  His musical adaptation with composer Aaron Kenny of The Talented Mr. Ripley was just selected by Stephen Schwartz for this year’s ASCAP Workshop.

GREGORY BONSIGNORE was conceived in The Bronx, grew up in Texas, was an honors graduate of NYU, studied greek drama in Athens under Olga Taxidou, studied renaissance art and literature with Bella Mirabella in Florence, trained and worked at The BBC – London, and was The Playwright in Residence at The Library of Alexandria (Egypt).

OFF-BWAY: , Gorgonzola (Book/Lyrics) premiered off-Broadway - awarded Best Book, Best Lyrics and Best Musical, Atomic (Book & Lyrics) - World-Premiere in Sydney, Australia, Three (Clurman Theatre) - Sam French Prize finalist, premiere at City Theatre's Best American Shorts Festival - Miami. Us & Them (Houston).  He also produced "The Speakeasy" the site-specific immersive 1930's show currently running in San Francisco.

TV: Transformers, Code Black, Homeland, My Little Pony, Lie to MeThree Rivers, Hustle.  Pilots: Rare (EP: Philip Seymour Hoffman), Squad 85 (EP: Justin Lin). Wrote/directed the film ...or Die (Best short – HBO Film Festival). 

He was selected for Fox’s Diversity Writing Program, The LA/Tel Aviv Television Masterclass, and to write for CBS’s Diversity Showcase.  He co-created A Derbyshire Pub Quiz for The Royal Geographical Society’s Annual Conference in England, he was a member of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and recently invited to the Advanced Workshop. His musical adaptation with composer Aaron Kenny of The Talented Mr. Ripley was just selected by Stephen Schwartz for this year’s ASCAP Workshop.