Hillary DePiano

playwright, fiction and non-fiction author

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Vampire Santa Claus has risen from the grave and will be terrorizing audiences around the globe this December! 

Vampire Santa Claus has risen from the grave and will be terrorizing audiences around the globe this December! 

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Polar Twilight | 0 comments

Polar Twilight, that little comedy of mine where Santa Claus is a vampire that sounds like it’s going to be all scary and blasphemous but is actually totally cute and heartwarming, (I swear! Even my Catholic school teacher mom came around to it!), is enjoying a resurgence this holiday season. The show is playing this December in Florida and Alabama...

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Save big on my plays with holiday discounts from Playscripts and YouthPLAYS

Save big on my plays with holiday discounts from Playscripts and YouthPLAYS

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Masks, Polar Twilight, The Complete Novels of Jane Austen Now New and Improved, The Green Bird, The Love of Three Oranges, Three Padded Walls | 0 comments

If you’ve been waiting for the chance, to buy All The Plays by Hillary DePiano, now’s your chance! Both YouthPLAYS and Playscripts, who between them have 9 of my plays available, are running holiday sales but you gotta be quick to take advantage because both expire very soon! YouthPLAYS Until midnight on November 30th, 2016, you can take...

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Get 50% off the new eScript edition of Polar Twilight

Get 50% off the new eScript edition of Polar Twilight

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Polar Twilight | 0 comments

My vampire Santa Claus play, which is of course the inspiration for this MG series I’ve been writing and the prequel to my most quotable play, New Year’s Thieve, is now available in eScript exclusively from Playscripts! eScripts are electronic copies for perusal or to print for productions. Of course, you can still get good ole printed acting...

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School friendly TYA plays by Hillary DePiano, a guide for drama teachers and other theatre educators

School friendly TYA plays by Hillary DePiano, a guide for drama teachers and other theatre educators

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Evergreen, New Year's Thieve, Playwriting, Polar Twilight, The Green Bird, The Love of Three Oranges, Three Padded Walls, Weak Days | 0 comments

The end of summer is coming up and teachers other educators are looking for plays to do in the coming school year. Many of my plays are school friendly, The Love of Three Oranges is even a bestseller for high school theatre, so here’s a quick overview of everything I have available right now that can work with student actors from middle school to...

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40% off my vampire Santa Claus play, Polar Twilight, for a limited time

40% off my vampire Santa Claus play, Polar Twilight, for a limited time

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Polar Twilight | 0 comments

Every time I talk about this one on social media, people are always saying things like, “I MUST read that!” and now’s your chance because Playscripts has a special discount right now going on that only applies to holiday plays like Polar Twilight. To take advantage, just visit the play’s page on Playscripts (where you can also read...

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On self-publishing a play versus submitting to theatres directly: an ungodly long blog post

On self-publishing a play versus submitting to theatres directly: an ungodly long blog post

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Daddy Issues, New Year's Thieve, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, Playwriting, Polar Twilight, The Love of Three Oranges | 8 comments

Click the image above to see the rest of the posts in the series On a playwrighting group I belong to on Facebook, someone asked if anyone had an experience with self-publishing plays. I replied about how I had I self-published The Love of Three Oranges, racked up a ton of productions and then publishers came to me so I had my pick of offers and that there...

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