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JOY GREGORY is a writer for stage and television. She is a founding member of Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company, where her most recently produced works were The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World and Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession, a co-adaptation with David Schwimmer of the book by Studs Terkel (Jefferson nomination, adaptation). Her television writing credits include “Felicity,” “Swingtown,” “Jericho,” “Joan of Arcadia” and the new series “Switched at Birth” on ABC Family. She is a member of the Los Angeles Dogear Playwrights Collective and once appeared as a corpse in the feature film Blink with Peter Friedman. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Denis and their daughter Lucie.
The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World