Julianna Zinkel as Raina Lamott and Biko Eisen-Martin as Jarell Hayes in Arden Theatre Company’s production of Playwright Michael Hollinger's Under the Skin. Photo Credit: Mark Gavin.
David Beach, Richard Topol, Douglas Rees and Michael Laurence in Playwright Michael Hollinger's Opus at Primary Stages. Photo Credit: James Leynse.
John Feltch (Marty), Federico Rodriguez (Steve), Robin Abramson (Jill) and Daniel Krell (Peter) in Playwright Michael Hollinger's Hope and Gravity at City Theatre. Photo Credit: Bill Wade/Post-Gazette
Michael Hollinger’s plays include Under the Skin, Ghost-Writer, Opus, Tooth and Claw, Red Herring, Incorruptible, Tiny Island, and An Empty Plate in the Café Du Grand Boeuf, all of which premiered at Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre Company and have since enjoyed numerous productions around the country, in New York City and abroad. Recent work...
"Since art is based on life — which never retains the same mood for long — I believe a variety of tone is essential; that a little levity helps accentuate the gravity, and vice versa. Finding the proper balance of what I call “ha-ha-ouch” can be tricky, but also deeply rewarding."