Franky D. Gonzalez (New Play Lab Playwright)

Franky D Gonzalez

Franky D. Gonzalez (he/him) is a Latino playwright based in Dallas. Work appearances include The Lark, the Sundance Institute, the Ojai Playwrights Conference, the Latinx Playwrights Circle, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Goodman Theatre, The New Harmony Project, LAByrinth Theater Company, Ars Nova, Dallas Theater Center, Tofte Lake Center, Ignition Arts, HBMG Foundation, the Latino Theatre Company, among others. Franky has also received the Judith Royer Award for Excellence in Playwriting, the Crossroads Project Diverse Voices Initiative Playwriting Award, an MTC/Sloan Commission, the Charles Rowan Beye New Play Commission, and was a co-recipient of the MetLife Nuestras Voces Latino Playwriting Award. A staff writer on the fourth season of 13 Reasons Why and Dramatists Guild Regional Representative for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, Recently Franky was named the 4 Seasons Resident Playwright, a Sony Pictures Television Diverse Writers Program Fellow, a Playwrights Center Core Writer, and the Bishop Arts Theatre Center Playwright-in-Residence.