Playwright and musician, Colin McLaughlin previously served as Associate Artistic Director of the Workers’ Theater. He was Musical Director of our latest original production, Mrs. Palmer’s Honey which also inspired his album of original music “Closer Still,” available on popular digital sites, CD and vinyl. As part of the Workers’ Theater Project, Bread and Roses presented Colin’s original play, Jailbird – the story of Eugene V. Debs’ presidential campaign from prison. McLaughlin’s next play, 740 Park, is a retelling of a Chilean folk song and a parable about the wealth gap. Colin has traveled to Peru with the Gesundheit Institute, a clinic/travelling circus, and has organized humanitarian clown trips to Guatemala. He received his Bachelors in Social Work from St. Louis University.