Donna Hoke | Script Revolution
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Donna Hoke

Donna Hoke is an internationally produced, award-winning, agented playwright who is new to screenwriting, but has had multiple radio plays produced. Donna’s work has been seen in 47 states and on five continents. Plays include BRILLIANT WORKS OF ART (Kilroys List), ELEVATOR GIRL (O’Neill, Princess Grace, and Austin Film Festival finalist), SAFE (winner of the Todd McNerney, Naatak, and Great Gay Play and Musical Contests), and TEACH (Gulfshore New Works winner). She has been nominated for the Primus, Blackburn, and Laura Pels prizes, and is a three-time winner of the Emanuel Fried Award for Outstanding New Play (SEEDS, SONS & LOVERS, ONCE IN MY LIFETIME). She has also received an Individual Artist Award from the New York State Council on the Arts to develop HEARTS OF STONE, and, in its final three years, Artvoice named her Buffalo's Best Writer—the only woman to ever receive the designation.

Donna also serves on the Dramatists Guild Council, is an ensemble playwright at Road Less Traveled Productions, blogger, moderator of the 13,000+-member Official Playwrights of Facebook, New York Times-published crossword puzzle constructor; children's and trivia book author; and founder/co-curator of BUA Takes 10: GLBT Short Stories. Speaking engagements include Citywrights, Kenyon Playwrights Conference, the Dramatists Guild National Conference, Chicago Dramatists, the Austin Film Festival, and a live Dramatists Guild webinar. Her commentary has been seen on #2amt, howlround, The Dramatist, the Official Playwrights of Facebook, Workshopping the New Play (Applause, 2017), and at

Playwriting resume available upon request.

Scripts By Donna

Act Like It's Christmas
After her TV show is canceled, a New York actress heads home to save her local theater, and finds herself drawn not only to her roots but also the theater’s handsome founder.
Feature Romance For sale 100pp
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Twelfth Night of Christmas
Violet takes the first chance of her life when she's mistaken for her more exciting filmmaker brother and accepts his speaking gig. The prank gets complicated when Violet falls for the person she deceived.
Feature Romance For sale 97pp