Wes Driver is the Artistic Director of Blackbird Theater and director of such critically acclaimed Blackbird shows as AMADEUS, MAGIC, and TWILIGHT OF THE GODS (written with collaborator Greg Greene). He was most recently seen on stage as John Tanner in Blackbird’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s MAN AND SUPERMAN, and Reverend Parris in THE CRUCIBLE. Driver’s script for ROGER’S VERSION, an original adaptation of a novel by John Updike (written with express permission from the Updike estate), was not only honored in the Scene’s “Best Of” issue but was nominated for the American Theatre Critics Association’s annual ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award. Driver is co-author of the musical MYTH, with Greg Greene and composer Michael Slayton.
His screenplays have received recognition from some of the nation’s most prestigious competitions (including Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project and the Austin Film Festival). His script “The Valet” won Cinestory’s very first Short Screenplay Competition.
Greg Greene is cofounder and Managing Director of Blackbird Theater, and is a playwright, screenwriter, and occasional actor, director, and voice artist, appearing most recently as the Bishop in Lipscomb’s production of LES MISERABLES. Writing credits include TWILIGHT OF THE GODS and the musical MYTH (with collaborators Wes Driver and composer Michael Slayton). Producing credits include THE FOREIGNER, TWILIGHT OF THE GODS (Nashville Scene’s Best New Play 2010), Tom Stoppard’s ARCADIA (Nashville Scene’s Best Ensemble Performance 2011), G.K. Chesterton’s MAGIC, Stephen Sondheim’s PACIFIC OVERTURES (Nashville Scene’s Best Musical 2012), John Logan’s RED (First Night Honors’ Outstanding Play of 2012), Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS (Nashville Scene’s Best Drama 2013), David Mamet’s OLEANNA, George Bernard Shaw’s MAN AND SUPERMAN, Arthur Miller’s THE CRUCIBLE, and Blackbird’s original play ROGER’S VERSION, based on the novel by John Updike.
Board of Directors
Wes Driver, Artistic Director
Greg Greene, Managing Director