Ventilator Blues

by Robert Kerr

New York City – September 2016

The Playwright

Robert Kerr’s produced plays include “The End of the Road” (The Juilliard School), “The Potato Creek Chair of Death” (Ensemble Studio Theatre), “The Sticky-Fingered Fiancée” (with composer Mat Eisenstein, Raw Impressions Musical Theatre and Bedlam Theatre) “To Whom” (Brick Theater, Brooklyn), and “The Squizzinator” (Project Y Theatre).  His play “Kingdom Gone” was translated into Russian as part of a new Lark Play Development Center program and received readings at Teatr.doc in Moscow and in Yekaterinburg and Perm, Russia.  His plays have been developed at the Actors Studio, Playwrights Horizons, id Theater’s Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Thingamajig Theater, the Great Plains Theater Conference, the Inkwell, and the O’Neill Playwrights Conference.  He was a playwriting fellow at Juilliard, a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, and a founding member of Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis.