Mr. Morogiello has been a Maryland State Arts Council Playwright-in-Residence since 2000. Before that he spent four years as a Playwright/Teacher for Baltimore's Center Stage. John's short comedy "Fashion Specifics" was a finalist for the 2003 Heidman Award at Actors Theatre of Louisville. In 1996, John was named "Best Up and Coming Playwright" by Baltimore magazine, received a Kennedy Center Fellowship of the Americas, and was in residence at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario. John's articles have been published in American Theatre and Dramatics magazines, and in programs and study guides for Long Wharf Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Everyman Theatre, Rep Stage, and the Belmont Playhouse.