The 32nd Vermont Playwrights Award Winner


2019 Vermont Playwrights Award Winner


The winner is: “The AI Experience” by David Reiner


Play Synopsis

The Playwright

David studied theater arts, creative writing and philosophy at Rollins
College in Winter Park, Florida and received a BA degree in humanities
He was an actor, director, and producer for seven years in Central
Florida and three years in NYC.
He was a Senior Programmer and Project Manager for banking and
publishing for 23 years in Cleveland, Ohio.
He’s written several plays, three short stories, a novel, a screenplay,
five modern English adaptations of Shakespeare plays, plus a technical
white paper on A I.
Other interests include the study of Native American culture, colonial
America, ancient human origins, AI technology, predictive analytics,
behavior economics, classic literature, history and philosophy.
And he’s an avid tennis player.

The Award

“The AI Experience.” is the 33rd play to receive the Vermont Playwrights Award, which was established in 1982 to promote the theater arts and to encourage and support the creation of original plays by residents of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.  Winning playwrights receive a cash prize of $1,000 and the possibility of production. Deadline for submissions of plays is February 1 of each year.