Bill D'Agostino

Bill D'Agostino

Bill D’Agostino is playwright, educator, and arts administrator. Bill was the producer of "The White Mountains," a theatre project based on the industrial legacy of Ambler, Pennsylvania, which won a Philadelphia Geek Award. His plays for young audiences include the five "Murray the Elf" mysteries, "Sleeping Handsome" (Act II Playhouse), "Imaginary," "Fairy Tale High...
Bill D’Agostino is playwright, educator, and arts administrator. Bill was the producer of "The White Mountains," a theatre project based on the industrial legacy of Ambler, Pennsylvania, which won a Philadelphia Geek Award. His plays for young audiences include the five "Murray the Elf" mysteries, "Sleeping Handsome" (Act II Playhouse), "Imaginary," "Fairy Tale High School," "Robin Hood," "Teen Sherlock" (Montgomery Theater), and "Making Gnocchi with Grandma," which was named a semifinalist in the 2015 Write Now competition. Bill is the Marketing Director for Philadelphia's Wilma Theater. He received his MA in Theatre from Villanova University, and his bachelor’s degree in theatre from Brown University.

Plays

  • Making Gnocchi with Grandma
    MAKING GNOCCHI WITH GRANDMA is the story of one afternoon that Zoe, 11, spends with her 72-year-old grandmother, Josephine. They make gnocchi together, walk around Josephine’s neighborhood, and dance in the kitchen. Josephine is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, and has recently stopped driving. The disease is causing unspoken tension between them, until an unexpected turn forces them to speak aloud...
    MAKING GNOCCHI WITH GRANDMA is the story of one afternoon that Zoe, 11, spends with her 72-year-old grandmother, Josephine. They make gnocchi together, walk around Josephine’s neighborhood, and dance in the kitchen. Josephine is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, and has recently stopped driving. The disease is causing unspoken tension between them, until an unexpected turn forces them to speak aloud their feelings about the disease and their changing relationship.
  • Disclosure
    A new play premiering at the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, as part of #CocktailPlays.
  • Kindling Spirits
    Two friends meet in the forrest for a fire ritual. Will they find healing?
  • My Very Own Polar Bear
    A new comedy about the friendship between a little girl and her (real-to-her) polar bear! "My Very Own Polar Bear" is a hilarious and heartwarming story about a life-changing Christmas present. Inspired by such classics as Calvin and Hobbes, Corduroy, and Knuffle Bunny.