Melissa James Gibson


Melissa James Gibson is a Canadian playwright. She was born in Ottawa, Canada and studied at Columbia University, wherefrom she graduated in 1991. From 1992-1997 she studied drama at Yale School of Drama and had her first offer as a playwright from The Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.She wrote the play SIC, which was never staged in Chicago. The small off-off-Broadway Theatre Soho Rep. staged the play successfully in 2001, wherefore the play was moved to Broadway.