Benjamin Marshall–Professor and Playwright

HELLO!–Meet Benjamin Marshall, professor, playwright, and modern Renaissance man.

B. V. Marshall’s plays have earned recognition from HBO New Writers Workshop, New York’s Theatre for a New City, Chicago’s public radio station WBEZ and in play festivals from Alaska to Australia. Recently, Plainfield audiences have seen his plays  Five Husbands and Incident at Willow Creek.  His awards include five playwriting fellowships from NJ Council on the Arts, fellowships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, VCCA, NEH, and the Robert Chesley/ Victor Bumbalo foundation. He received the Bauer-Boucher Award and the Stanley Drama Award for Incident at Willow Creek.   He has also distinguished himself as a professor of English at Middlesex College in Edison, where he teaches students the art of writing the screenplay.  As an instructor, his credentials are impressive, having taught far and wide, including in Libya and Jordan.

I hope you enjoy this fascinating interview of Ben Marshall, a truly extraordinary man!

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