Richard Greenberg is the author of TAKE ME OUT (Drama Desk Award; NY Drama Critics Circle Award; Outer Critics Circle Award; Lucille Lortel Award; Tony Award for Best Play), which moved to Broadway after successful runs at The Public Theater in New York City and The Donmar on London’s West End. Other works include THE VIOLET HOUR, THE DAZZLE (Outer Critics Circle Award; John Gassner, Lucille Lortel nominations), EVERETT BEEKIN, THREE DAYS OF RAIN (L.A. Drama Critics Award; Pulitzer finalist; Olivier, Drama Desk, Hull-Warriner nominations), HURRAH AT LAST, NIGHT AND HER STARS, THE AMERICAN PLAN, LIFE UNDER WATER, and THE AUTHOR’S VOICE, among many other plays. His adaptation of Strindberg’s DANCE OF DEATH was seen on Broadway starring Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, and David Straithairn. Mr. Greenberg received the Oppenheimer Award for a new playwright as well as the first PEN/Laura Pels Award for a playwright in mid-career. He is an associate artist at South Coast Repertory and a member of Ensemble Studio Theater.