Alex Webb

Alex Webb

Alex Webb’s first play, AMELIA, (www.ameliatheplay.com) had its world premiere at the Washington Stage Guild. AMELIA is an epic Civil War tale of one woman's search for her husband across the battlefields of America. The story culminates at the gates of the notorious Andersonville prison camp. AMELIA had a subsequent production in New York as a site-specific production in a Civil War-era fort. AMELIA was the first play selected by Broadway producer Ken Davenport for his Davenport Theatrical reading series and was also work-shopped as part of the Kennedy Center’s Page to Stage festival. AMELIA was a critic’s pick of the Washington Post and received tremendous critical response in Washington, DC and New York. AMELIA was subsequently invited to the National Portrait Gallery and became the first fictional piece to be performed there and was accompanied by Matthew Brady photographs. AMELIA also had a very successful run at Milwaukee’s Renaissance Theaterworks and was recently published by Samuel French. Alex was commissioned to write the book for a new Broadway musical about the battle of Gettysburg, which is in development. His most recent plays are 99 Names and Black and Blue. As an actor he has had the honor of working with Oscar winners Meryl Streep, Ben Affleck, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey, Eli Wallach and Melissa Leo among others. Alex is currently in post-production on his feature film, To The Flame – a modern neo-noir, which he wrote and directed.