Hugh Gross is the author of “Same Bed, Different Dreams,” winner of the inaugural Mid-List Press First Series Award for the Novel and “16 Bananas,” also published by Mid-List Press.
Hugh’s play “Hilly Cohen and The Sounds of New York” was produced at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and published by International Readers’ Theatre. “Freedom Rider,” a musical Hugh wrote with composer Marijane Zimmerli, was produced by Phillips Temple CME Church in Los Angeles. “Stated Income,” a comedy, was produced at the Pan Andreas Theatre in Hollywood.
Hugh is the writer and director of “After the Wizard,” a feature length family film based on the iconic “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” characters created by L. Frank Baum. Marking his feature film directorial debut, “After the Wizard” had its world premiere screening in Kingman, Kansas on July 2, 2011 and its national release on August 10, 2012 in Kingman, Kansas City and Los Angeles.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Hugh graduated from Yale University with a degree in philosophy. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
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After the Wizard
by Hugh Gross
After the Wizard is the story of a 12-year-old Kansas orphan who turns to the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman for help during a difficult time.
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