Dave Lankford

Dave Lankford

Dave Lankford is an award-winning playwright and producer who splits his time between Dallas and New York. His plays have been performed Off-Broadway and regionally. Dave is an alumnus of American University, father of two, and is currently working on the next generation of storytelling for The Walt Disney Company.

Plays

  • Night of the Living
    Meet young parents Mia and Marshall. Their marriage, teetering on the edge of collapse, fights to survive as a zombie pandemic spreads by virus and quietly infects the couple’s insular world. Cross-cutting between two distant but parallel nights, Mia and Marshall must confront the most intimate and difficult choices of their lives. With both humorous and heartbreaking moments, NIGHT OF THE LIVING reinvents the...
    Meet young parents Mia and Marshall. Their marriage, teetering on the edge of collapse, fights to survive as a zombie pandemic spreads by virus and quietly infects the couple’s insular world. Cross-cutting between two distant but parallel nights, Mia and Marshall must confront the most intimate and difficult choices of their lives. With both humorous and heartbreaking moments, NIGHT OF THE LIVING reinvents the genre as you’ve never seen it before. Winner of Overall Excellence for Overall Play at the New York International Fringe Festival, and festival favorite of The New York Times.
  • Autocorrect
    Dr. Robert "Bob" Harding is a publicly celebrated academic. The world is his oyster. Before he can head out for the night, Bob needs to install a routine upgrade to meOS, the bio-embedded, personal AI assistant. As meOS begins to synchronize with Bob's memories, buried secrets are exposed, and meOS's true potential takes shape. Tonight will be anything but routine.