Greg Nanni

Greg Nanni

Greg Nanni is a playwright, comic book writer, marketer, and former Philadelphian now living in the NYC area. He is a member of Witherspoon Circle, Passage Play Lab, a former PDC Playwright in Residence at Plays & Players, the Literary Manager of the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, and the former Marketing Manager of Plays & Players Theatre. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Moderator of the PDC...
Greg Nanni is a playwright, comic book writer, marketer, and former Philadelphian now living in the NYC area. He is a member of Witherspoon Circle, Passage Play Lab, a former PDC Playwright in Residence at Plays & Players, the Literary Manager of the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, and the former Marketing Manager of Plays & Players Theatre. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Moderator of the PDC Playwrights' Happy Hour. He is the Co-Writer of the Youtube Series Bar-N-Tavern. He is the Board Vice President of the Philadelphia Dramatists Center, one of the Co-Leaders of the Witherspoon Circle, and is the co-producer of the New Feathers Reading Series program. He was the cofounder and editor of The Rome Review, a printed literary magazine. His One Act plays have been featured in Festivals and Readings throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area, and have been produced nation-wide. He is a graduate of the George Washington University. He is a current MFA Playwriting Candidate at Columbia University, and is the recipient of the Dean’s Fellowship.

Plays

  • The Disappearing Act
    Ithy is having a tough time. The person she replaced at the office killed themself. Her fellow employees can barely remember her name. Her Boss, a woman made of sown together body parts, is consistently making her work later and later. And a God waits for her to waste away. How will she continue in this hostile office environment, where the employees want to break free from the grind in any way they can?...
    Ithy is having a tough time. The person she replaced at the office killed themself. Her fellow employees can barely remember her name. Her Boss, a woman made of sown together body parts, is consistently making her work later and later. And a God waits for her to waste away. How will she continue in this hostile office environment, where the employees want to break free from the grind in any way they can? Sometimes, one just has to lay down, and wait to die. A dark comedy about office depression, how we act around the depressed in the workplace, and the consistent search of something different.
  • The Body Filters
    In a post water-risen-world, two women are rushed into a safe shelter by their host when the host’s house is attacked by unknown raiders. Forced together with unceasing lights and terrifying nightmares, will the women agree to take their host with them on their journey to Cincinnati, or will they discover the darker secrets laying underneath all of their surfaces? A play about trust, and what becomes filtered...
    In a post water-risen-world, two women are rushed into a safe shelter by their host when the host’s house is attacked by unknown raiders. Forced together with unceasing lights and terrifying nightmares, will the women agree to take their host with them on their journey to Cincinnati, or will they discover the darker secrets laying underneath all of their surfaces? A play about trust, and what becomes filtered during the “water-pocalypse."
  • Angst: Anger At The Gods For Not Inviting Us To Dine
    Aman is upset that the youth are complaining so much about being unable to make money in and advance in this world. He tells the story of Bran, through whom he thinks can show everyone that the American Dream is alive and well, as long as you do the right work. What follows is the adventure of Bran and May, as they continuously attempt to achieve financial security, and when their new rich roommate Peter comes...
    Aman is upset that the youth are complaining so much about being unable to make money in and advance in this world. He tells the story of Bran, through whom he thinks can show everyone that the American Dream is alive and well, as long as you do the right work. What follows is the adventure of Bran and May, as they continuously attempt to achieve financial security, and when their new rich roommate Peter comes in, they’re almost guaranteed it. But is that the right kind of success? Or will characters from their life, played by Aman, constantly get in their way until Bran learns the correct meaning of success? A play about the attempt to "make it" in this crazy world, and all the dark realities that get in our way.
  • Happy Ending
    Avery X leaves his spying ways to finally live a Happy Ever After with Jane Bell... Or is it happy in the long run?
  • The Complete Western History Of The Human Race Abridged
    It's the complete western history of the human race! Abridged, of course.
  • Scream in America I
    Haley just ate Jerry's lunch. What the hell? Also, there's a fat guy on their floor. Man... All these problems.
  • Scream In America II
    A generation of lovers, from adolescence until death.
  • Scream in America III
    Fat John Smith and Skinny John Smith talk about how dangerous America will be until everyone acts like a John Smith. Which is why they need to use the Predator Drone on the American Public
  • Scream in America IV or Space Travelers from Dimension X
    Cat and Kathy are having a tough night on the streets of Philadelphia. Can they travel through time and space to find somewhere warm? Or shake their cans until they get enough money for a sandwich?
  • Scream in America V
    A man and a woman act like a hundred different people on the internet, and finally find each other to be themselves. But can they be themselves to each other in person?
  • Scream in America VI
    Three of the richest men in the world finally have all the money... But, wait... How will they make more?
  • Scream in America VII or A Night, In Summation
    Four youths wander through a night, seeking escape from their lives.