"If culture is a conversation, then the works of David Grimm are a roaring dinner party."                                                                  — American Theatre Magazine

David Grimm

Playwright, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Actor


Email David at david@davidagrimm.com






Spring 2018

Cyrano de Bergerac

Alaska's Perseverance Theatre premieres this new translation of Edmond Rostand's classic tale of bravery, poetry, and panache; Playing Juneau and Anchorage.


Ibsen in Chicago

Seattle Repertory Theatre commissioned and premiered this new comedy, dramatizing the events surrounding the world premiere of Ibsen's "Ghosts" in Chicago, 1882. 


"Desire" Published

"Oriflamme," Grimm's adaptation of the Tennessee Williams short story, is published by DPS. Find details here.


Seasons 1 & 2

As part of the writing team, Grimm penned two well-reviewed episodes of this gruesome series on Fox.


Interview: Slant Magazine

David Grimm is interviewed by Gerard Raymond about TALES FROM RED VIENNA. 


Dramatists Guild Panel​



"Beyond Angry Lesbians and Gay Best Friends" -- with Sylvan Oswald, Christina Anderson, Madeleine George, and David Grimm.

Now Published

New Anthology

A short play, "A la recherche du Frank Perdue" is included in this collection of verse plays commissioned by Red Bull Theatre. For information look here.


Profile: History Games

Grimm is profiled by Huntington Theatre Company's Jason Fitzgerald for the award-winning THE MIRACLE AT NAPLES.


Interview: A.T.W.

Television interview as part of the American Theatre Wing's "Working In The Theatre." New Dramatists writers on inspiration, influences, and challenges of production.

Original air date Dec. '07. 


Interview: Edge

"Playwriting For Pleasure" -- Grimm is interviewed by PJ Gach for Edge on the Net about MEASURE FOR PLEASURE.