Ned Dougherty

Ned Dougherty

Playwright and Screenwriter

Taos, New Mexico

Member Since:
June 2015
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About Ned

I am a high school teacher in Taos, NM. I write plays, poetry and essays. Writing can be found at


  • Esperando

    Esperando Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama After the death of her father, a young woman confronts the corrupt officials of her small New Mexico town and rallies the Land Protectors to stand against a fracking project in their watershed.

  • Escape Plans

    Escape Plans Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama After his niece attempts suicide, an Iraq war veteran returns home to help only to learn that he struggles with the same demons.

  • Significant Others

    Significant Others Music Comedy Drama Lifelong friends and bandmates set off on their make-or-break tour, but are confronted with a culture that cares more about whether they're in love than whether they have the talent to go big. 


  • The Giant Desk Plays

    The Giant Desk Plays (2018)
    by Taos Center for the Arts Writer

  • Escape Plans

    Escape Plans (2016)
    Theater by Independently Produced Playwright Full-length play about grappling with the aftermath of a teen's suicide attempt. Five person cast, kitchen play. Independently produced in Taos New Mexico during the summer of 2016

  • Creating A Scene

    Creating A Scene (2016)
    Theater by Ironweed Productions Writer Live theater event in Santa Fe. Chosen from a pool of 70 writers/scenes.

  • Gorilla Romance

    Gorilla Romance (2013 - 2014)
    Theater by Teatro Serpiente Head Writer Gorilla Romance was a live-theater sitcom about love and life in Taos, New Mexico. This endeavor enjoyed a two season run of monthly shows at Taos Mesa Brewing. Shows consisted of a rotating cast and writers. Head Writer duties included but were not limited to: organizing writing teams, composing episodes, editing final drafts, developing story lines and characters, and producing the actual show.

  • Gorilla Theater

    Gorilla Theater (2013)
    Theater by Teatro Serpiente Producer and Writer Gorilla Theater is 32-hour festival for the stage. Each year around Memorial, Teatro Serpiente corrals writers and actors from across Northern New Mexico to produce this ephemeral theater spectacle. Duties have evolved from writing flash acts to producing, directing and hosting the show.


  • New Mexico Charter School Teacher of the Year

  • SOMOS Up and Coming Writer (Taos, New Mexico)


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