Meet The Playwrights

Seven Outer Cape Artists Were Selected for Our First 2022-2023 Season

Learn more about each of this season’s playwrights below.

Joseph M. Paprzycki


Joseph is an award-winning playwright, director and theatrical producer who is the author of sixty-eight plays and screenplays including “Last Rites”, “Tennessee’s Final Curtain”, “Express Tracks”, “Visions of Beatitude”, “Long Distances” and “Summer Rentals”. He has had over thirty productions of his work in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Delaware with two of his new plays being produced here at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival in Massachusetts. He is also the Founding Producing Artistic Director of the South Camden Theatre Company in Camden, New Jersey where he brought live, professional theatre to his beleaguered hometown.  He joined the board of the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival in 2017.

Joseph is a year-round North Truro resident and founder of the Truro Playwright Collective. He invited fellow Outer Cape playwrights to join together to present staged readings of their new works. Truro Public Library agreed to let the Collective use their space and hosts these monthly free staged readings that are open to the public.

Joseph M. Paprzycki
Fermin Rojas

Fermin Rojas


Fermin is a producer/filmmaker, actor, writer and co-founder of DKR Films. DKR’s award-winning documentaries include Alumbrones, The Black Mambas and King Philip’s Belt : A Story of Wampum, which screened at The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of the American Indian. Narrative film credits include executive producer for The Ali’i King, written and directed by Christine Kunewa Walker. He has authored numerous ten-minute plays, books for musicals and monologues for the stage. Along with husband Jay Kubesch, Fermin produced Cuba’s first and only gay men’s singing ensemble Mano a Mano.

Will Hildreth


Will studied film and television at Emerson College in Boston, where he won the school’s Cyprienne Gable Award for his script “Thorns Also, and Thistles.” He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson with a BS in Film in 1989. He moved to Los Angeles to attend the Graduate Screenwriting Program at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television, Graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1993. While at USC, he received a prestigious Disney Fellowship for his (unproduced) screenplay “Regression.” Will worked in story development and production in Los Angeles and later moved to Truro year-round with his husband Ryan and their dog Gunther von Wiggles.

Will Hildreth
Linda Fiorella

Linda Fiorella


Linda lives in North Truro where she writes plays, screenplays and novels. She participated in the 24 Hour Play Festival and wrote several episodes of the locally produced series Offseason.

Gary Garrison


Gary was the Executive Director of the Dramatist Guild of America from 2007-2016. Prior to his work at the Guild, Garrison filled the posts of Artistic Director, Producer and fulltime faculty member in the Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he produced over forty-five festivals of new work. He is on the Tony Administration Committee for the Tony Awards, the program director for the Summer Playwriting Intensive for the Kennedy Center and the Director of the Dramatists Guild Institute. In April of 2014, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts instituted the National Gary Garrison Ten-Minute Play Award given to the best ten-minute play written by a dramatist. Author, playwright, educator.

Garry Garrison

Julia Salinger


Julia Salinger is a painter, poet, printmaker, and installation artist. She divides her time between Wellfleet, MA and Sicily. Her book, "When I Awoke," was published in 2015. She has currently completed a poetry manuscript and is looking for a publisher, if anyone out there is listening! Julia began her career as an art historian. Her mentor, Irving Sandler, wrote “The Triumph of American Painting." She continued her Master’s studies at Columbia University, and worked for Ronald Feldman Fine Arts as a researcher for five Andy Warhol print portfolios. She was accepted into the prestigious curatorial program at the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington, DC and the Whitney Curatorial program. She has worked at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, The Guggenheim and The Neuberger Museum. She is represented in collections in the U.S., Europe and Asia. She has shown at Julie Heller Gallery in Provincetown, MA, The Cherrystone Gallery in Wellfleet and by Farm Project Space in Wellfleet. Her gallery and studio space "Mermaids Grange,"' in Wellfleet is open by appointment. For more info:

John Dennis Anderson


John Dennis Anderson, a resident of Wellfleet, is a professor emeritus at Emerson College in Boston. A native of Waco, Texas, he has performed nationally in interactive solo performances as authors Henry James, William Faulkner, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, and others. He has performed on Cape Cod in You Can't Take It With You and The Laramie Project at the Provincetown Theater and in readings in Provincetown, Wellfleet, Orleans, and Barnstable.

John Dennis Anderson

Participation in The Truro Playwright Collective is by invitation only.

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