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Diana Howie



Diana Howie's plays have been performed in Houston, Chicago, Edinburgh, Vienna, and other cities. Her twelve full-length plays have received recognition in competitions in Texas, South Carolina, and Massachusetts. A touring production of "Susanna of Stratford" was sponsored by both the Texas Commission on the Arts and Young Audiences. Her collection of fifty monologues for teens, "Tight Spots," is available from Pioneer Drama Service. Playscripts, Inc. published her play about Alexander Hamilton, "The Brightest Light" in 2004, and it has been anthologized in "Best Stage Scenes of 2005" (Smith & Kraus). Her romantic drama "The Promise of the Moon" is published by Next Stage Press. Ms. Howie is the bookwriter of an original contemporary musical about a jury on a murder trial ("The Jury is Out!"), the songs of which are on SoundCloud.. Ms. Howie produced an annual New Play Reading Series for local playwrights from 1993- 2013 at Houston's Country Playhouse, where she was Playwright in Residence from 1997 through 2015.  She holds an MA in Theatre Arts from the University of Houston, studying there with José Quintero and Edward Albee. She is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America. 


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