John Britton Buttrill is a Georgia native currently living in the Northeast. His plays explore themes of isolation versus intimacy as well as aspiration and its incumbent failures as seen through the lens of marginalized subcultures, typically within the milieu of the American South.
Britt's full length plays include Blood of the Lamb, Scratching, Knives for Girls, The Weigh-In, Your Blood Stop Stutters, Juggalicious, and Temporal. His work has been presented at ESPA/Primary Stages, Naked Angels, The Flea, Crashbox Theater, The Skeleton Rep, Theatre Uzme, Taksu Theatre, HERE Arts Center, Fringe NYC, Marrow's Edge, Pinch n' Ouch Theatre, Midtown International Theatre Festival, The Essential Theatre Festival, and Atlanta Fringe Festival. He was the a recipient of The New South Young Playwrights Award, was the first recipient of the Jon Robin Baitz Writer's Residency, a Semi-Finalist for the Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship at the Juilliard School, a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writer's Conference, and was Short-Listed for the Nick Darke Award (Falmouth University; UK). His plays are published with Indie Theatre Now.
John Britton Buttrill is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and holds an MFA in Playwriting from The New School for Drama. He teaches English Literature at The Purnell School.