About Brendan

Brendan Connellan is a Dublin native and a recent arrival in San Francisco from New York City.

He is a playwright, screenwriter, director, producer and actor. Also, a soon-to-be novelist!

He has written, directed and produced 8 sold-out plays in New York, mainly at Theatre Row off Broadway.

He’s been fortunate to have worked closely with some very accomplished actors along the way.

NADIA MANZOOR from “Burq Off” and “Shugs and Fats”, ALESSIA SUSHKO from “House of Cards” and “Billions”, NAOMI MCDOUGALL JONES from “Imagine I’m Beautiful” and “Bite Me”, CASEY DUNN from ‘Funny or Die”, Jack O’Connell from “The Sopranos”, SAWYER SPIELBERG, son of Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw from “Temple of Doom”, ED MALONE from “Juno and the Paycock” and NIAMH HYLAND from “Artists Without Walls.”

He has studied writing with Stephen Adly Guirgis (Pulitzer Prize Winner) at Labyrinth and is a graduate of Stella Adler Acting Studio and has been coached by Reed Birney (Tony Award Winner) at the Freeman Studio and also by John Gould Rubin, Clark Middleton, Bob McAndrew, Charles Goforth, Christa Kimlicko-Jones and Antonio Merenda.

He has told stories at “The Moth” and performed stand-up comedy all over Manhattan and Brooklyn with comics from “Louis CK”, “Dave Chapelle”, “The Daily Show”, “Conan”, “Flight of the Conchords” and “Letterman”.

He’s a name to watch. Get ready, world!

To contact him, email him at brendanconnellanwriter@gmail.com

Brendan Connellan - Playwright
Brendan Connellan – Playwright