Nathan Cann

Nathan Cann

Nathan Cann received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU-Tisch. Upon graduation he was named the department’s Outstanding Graduate Playwright. While in school he was selected for Theater Masters where his play was produced in Aspen and New York City. He's been a semi finalist for the National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill three times. And was recently named a finalist for the 2015 NPC....
Nathan Cann received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU-Tisch. Upon graduation he was named the department’s Outstanding Graduate Playwright. While in school he was selected for Theater Masters where his play was produced in Aspen and New York City. He's been a semi finalist for the National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill three times. And was recently named a finalist for the 2015 NPC. His play, The Last Buckley, received a workshop at The Kennedy Center as part of the MFA Playwrights Workshop and was named a finalist for the 2014 Goldberg Prize. Most recently, he was awarded the Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship.

Plays

  • A Pier At The Edge Of The World
    A dramatic comedy set on a pier on the private lake of Jennifer and David’s summer home. Jennifer is six months pregnant, carrying a baby for her twin bother, Justin and his husband. When Justin arrives in the middle of the night announcing the end of his marriage, a domino trail of destruction ripples through this once seemingly perfect family.
  • The Imperceptible Death Of Zachary Jones
    When Andy returns from the botched funeral of his boyfriend, Zach, he is forced to confront his relationships with his close friends as they struggle to understand the horrors of what happened. When Zach’s estranged mother returns to steal the urn, the crimes of the past are thrust into the present and the future becomes terrifyingly uncertain. This is a comedy about hate crimes and grief.
  • The Last Buckley
    One of the country’s most prominent political families gather to celebrate their son’s birthday on the eve of his first congressional race. When a long buried secret is brought to light by a snooping reporter, the delicate balance of power is dismantled. Over the course of one night the reigning matriarch is destroyed and the future of this once great legacy threatened.