Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Greg Lam

Greg Lam is a playwright, podcaster, and board game designer living in the Boston area.

As a playwright, he's been in the Boston Theatre Marathon six times. his sci-fi play Repossessed will receive readings at the Fresh Ink Theatre in Boston and the Pork Filled Players in Seattle in 2017. His works have been produced by Company One, Aching Dogs Theatre Company, The Boston Theatre Marathon, The Pulp Stage, Malarkey Films, Argali Films, Suffolk University Theatre, Shadow Boxing Theatre, and others. He was a member of the Company One PlayLab Unit in 2016. You can see works of his that have been filmed including the webseries he created at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBF0B7AEDB0C7CCF3

As a podcaster, he co-created the Boston Podcast Players podcast in 2017 along with Mara Elissa Palma. The monthly podcast highlights the work of Boston area playwrights. Each episode has an in depth interview with the playwright about her or his career in playwriting, and then features a 10-20 minute table reading excerpt of a full-length play. Learn more about this podcast at bostonpodcastplayers.com.

As a board game designer, Greg has published over a dozen board games since 2001 under the brand Pair-of-Dice Games. He has been in the Games Magazine GAMES 100 three times, including runner up for Abstract Game of the Year in 2003 for Knockabout. His dexterity game Chopstick Dexterity MegaChallenge 3000 was nominated for the Boardgamegeek Golden Geek award for best party game in 2007. That game has since been picked up by Mayday Games. Learn more about his games at pair-of-dice.com/games/

Greg is also a screenwriter, and has written a children's book named In Other Words... about words that sound like other words, but don't mean the same thing at all.  The book is available in paperback at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1521913382?ref_=pe_870760_150889320 and on Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/Other-Words-words-sound-other-ebook/dp/B0745XLPPQ...

For more about Greg, see www.pair-of-dice.com.

Find Me On …

Additional Links: 
A monthly podcast promoting the works of local Boston playwrights started in 2017
A line of self published board games, from abstract to deep strategy
A collection of Greg's works in playwriting, screenwriting, and web series creations that have been filmed.
A comedy webseries about two podcasters making a comedy podcast who used to date.
Greg's playwright profile on the New Play Exchange

I Have Worked With

  • November 2017

    Playwright of Repossessed, Ink Spots Readings, November 2017

    Playwright in Mad Dash series, summer 2016

  • November 2016

    Playwright of Repossessed for this Seattle, WA company's Unleashed readings.

  • March 2016

    Member of 2016 PlayLab Unit playwright development program

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Greg
Job Title/Position: 
Playwright/Podcaster/Board Game Designer
Mailing Address: 
702 Randolph Ave.
Milton, MA 02186
Physical Address: 
702 Randolph Ave.
Milton, MA 02186
Last Name: 
Lam
Phone: 
617-680-4984

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Theater - Playwriting
Additional Disciplines: 
Design - Game
Design - Graphic
Literary Arts - General
Literary Arts- Fiction
Media - Audio / Sound
Media - Digital
Media - Film
Media - Radio
Theater - General
Theater - Children's
Theater - Playwriting
Theater - Storytelling
Populations Served: 
Adults
Families
General Public
Nonprofits
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Audio or Video Recording
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Design Services
Film Preproduction / Production / Editing Services
Public Relations Services
Publishing
Writing Services
Geographic Reach: 
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National