Bio

Produced widely in both The United States and Australia, Drew made his Off-Broadway premiere of his new play OUT OF ICELAND in the spring of 2012 starring Lea Delaria at Walker Space. He has been a semi-finalist at the O’Neill Theatre Conference, The Lark Playwrights’ Week, the Heidman Award, the P73 Playwriting Fellowship and a writing residency at Hawthornden Castle in Scotland. His short play, THE ANNIVERSARY, after receiving a world premiere in Australia and a U.S. premiere in New York, is published in Vintage Anthology’s recent SHORTER, FASTER, FUNNIER. In 2015 his new play, THE CANNIBALS OF MCGOWER COUNTY was featured in Asolo Repertory’s Unplugged Festival of New Work as well an O’Neill Finalist in 2016. Most recently, Drew was a writer-in-residence at the Studios of Key West, in addition to the Key West Literary Seminar, where he will return in May of 2019 to work on a trilogy of plays.

His musical THE NEW PEGGY was featured at The Green Room 42 in a concert starring Ann Harada. The show went onto premiere on The Micro Musical Theatre Podcast in August of 2018. His six-part original scripted series, JANICE GUNTER GHOST HUNTER, is available for streaming on Whohaha. In October of 2019, Drew will partake in the Djerassi Residency outside San Francisco to develop a new musical.

A former member of Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA’s Playwrights Coalition, he is based out of New York, where he is developing new plays, musicals and original and adapted work for the screen.