About

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 Scott Organ’s plays have been commissioned by The Atlantic Theater Company, developed by theaters including The Barrow Group, The New Group, Page 73, South Coast Rep, and performed and workshopped throughout the United States, Europe and South America. Scott’s play The Thing With Feathers premiered at The Barrow Group in 2018. His play Phoenix premiered at the Humana Festival of New American Plays and was subsequently produced at The Barrow Group and through Rattlestick at Cherry Lane Theater. Phoenix has been translated into Portuguese, Spanish and French.  His writing has been featured in Arts In The Armed Forces. Scott’s plays can be found in New Playwrights - The Best Plays 2010, Humana Festival 2010 – The Complete Plays, New American Short Plays 2005, Best American Short Plays and Great Short Plays. Scott is a writer on the short films Playdate (TriBeCa Film Festival, London City International Film Festival - 3rd place, Vimeo Staff Pick) The Board (TriBeCa Film Festival) and The One (Palm Springs International Film Festival) and the features Phoenix and the feature History of Technology (written with David Shane.)  

Press

17 Minutes is "brilliant... a work of empathy and startling compassion." – Theater Pizzazz 

 " There’s something about the stark honesty of 17 Minutes... that lends the play a kind of grace. This is an extraordinary piece of theater that should be widely seen. " – Theaterscene.net

 17 Minutes "accomplishes what the theatre does best: It presents this issue not as an emotionally fraught intellectual argument, but as a complicated and compassionate human drama." " – Talkin' Broadway

 "A good time... [Phoenix] seduces you even when you know better... rich, anxious subtext... the actors banter and play and flirt... allow yourself to get intoxicated by the pleasures of... romantic comedy." – The New York Times 

  ...too interesting to resist. The Thing With Feathers is undeniably provocative... the play smartly leads us to reassess our biases when we consider how we would feel about this contrived situation were the genders of the characters reversed. One person's triumphant reckoning is often another's tragic downfall.  - Theatermania

“The playwright Scott Organ very skillfully and incrementally introduces piece by piece of [The Thing With Feathers] plot and turns each bit of information on its ear as he adds the next piece...This is not a play where the audience knows what’s happening and waits for the characters to catch up. The fun of this play is that we are all in the dark together and have no clue what is coming.” - THEATER PIZZAZZ

Fixed succeeds on many levels... Playwright Organ creates familiar characters with a real humor and intelligence

that is refreshing, echoing works like David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago and

Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth, bringing a fresh voice to a generation of

disaffected urbanites struggling for an authentic expression of themselves, Organ is a

talent worth watching. - The Ithaca Journal

 “Remarkable…Organ’s dialogue is witty and quick, dialogue is humorous without ever sounding forced…as the [Phoenix] progresses, the issues these characters have about life, death, work and commitment reveal themselves in sometimes funny and sometimes poignant ways. The play as a whole is extremely funny, even though the characters find themselves in serious situations. The script always stays genuine to the characters and what they’re going through, however, and never sacrifices the work for a joke.” – LEO Weekly 

  Tension ebbs and flows never quite dissipating. [The Thing With Feathers] offers a helluva ride. It’s topical, skillfully crafted, and well produced.” - WOMAN AROUND TOWN [Alix Cohen]