David F. Smith

David has written fiction, poetry, essays and screenplays, but his primary writing experience has been as a playwright and librettist. His play Grace, based on the Birmingham Church Bombing of 1963, won Second Prize in the National History Play Contest sponsored by the Sprenger-Lang Foundation and a grant from the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation.

His one-act play Wallace Stevens at Key West, commissioned by LiveArts Peninsula Foundation, won a Florida Playwrights Process Award. His full-length play Man with Blue Guitar was given a workshop and showcase production with a cast from the Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training in Sarasota.  For additional information on many of his other projects, please click on the tabs and links throughout this this web site.

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David F. Smith

David has written fiction, poetry, essays and screenplays, but his primary writing experience has been as a playwright and librettist. His play Grace, based on the Birmingham Church Bombing of 1963, won Second Prize in the National History Play Contest sponsored by the Sprenger-Lang Foundation and a grant from the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation.

His one-act play Wallace Stevens at Key West, commissioned by LiveArts Peninsula Foundation, won a Florida Playwrights Process Award. His full-length play Man with Blue Guitar was given a workshop and showcase production with a cast from the Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training in Sarasota.  For additional information on many of his other projects, please click on the tabs and links throughout this this web site.

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Featured News:

Creative Team News

MINNEAPOLIS: Writer David Smith and Composer Kelly Krebs announced today that Sonja Thompson and Eric Morris have joined the creative team developing NORMAN!

Thompson has been a teacher and performer for many years and recently retired from the faculty of the Music Department at Augsburg University

Morris has been a director and performer for many years in the Twin Cities and throughout the Midwest.

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Upcoming Events:

NORMAN! Producer Showcase Planned for Late 2021

MAY 2021

MINNEAPOLIS: The creative team developing NORMAN!, a musical theater parody of the classic Hitchcock film Psycho, has announced that they expect to perform a showcase for producers in November 2021. Rehearsals and private readings of the show have been underway since April 2021 to enable the creative team to make adjustments to fine tune the production.

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Upcoming Events:

NORMAN! Producer Showcase Planned for Late 2021

MAY 2021

MINNEAPOLIS: The creative team developing NORMAN!, a musical theater parody of the classic Hitchcock film Psycho, has announced that they expect to perform a showcase for producers in November 2021. Rehearsals and private readings of the show have been underway since April 2021 to enable the creative team to make adjustments to fine tune the production.

read more

Featured News:

Creative Team News

MINNEAPOLIS: Writer David Smith and Composer Kelly Krebs announced today that Sonja Thompson and Eric Morris have joined the creative team developing NORMAN!

Thompson has been a teacher and performer for many years and recently retired from the faculty of the Music Department at Augsburg University

Morris has been a director and performer for many years in the Twin Cities and throughout the Midwest.

read more