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Lanford Wilson

Lanford Wilson received the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for TALLEY’S FOLLY. […]

Doug Wright

Doug Wright wrote the book for the Broadway production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. In 2006, he received Tony and Drama […]

Lucy Thurber


Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was born in Dublin to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane. While studying at […]

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional […]

Joe Orton

Joe Orton (1933 – 1967) was born John Kingsley Orton in Leicester and from the age of two, lived on […]

A.Rey Pamatmat

A. Rey Pamatmat’s play after all the terrible things I do premiered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and runs at […]

Charles Ludlam

Charles Ludlam grew up in Queens, New York, just a few subway stops from Greenwich Village, and the heart of […]

Terrence McNally

Terrence McNally was awarded the Dramatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He is the winner of Tony Awards for […]

Samuel Hunter

Samuel D. Hunter’s plays include The Whale (Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, GLAAD Media Award, Drama […]

David Henry Hwang

David Henry Hwang’s plays include M. BUTTERFLY (1988 Tony Award, 1989 Pulitzer Finalist), GOLDEN CHILD (1998 Tony nomination, 1997 OBIE […]

William Inge

Born on May 3, 1913, in Independence, Kansas, William Motter Inge was the youngest of five children. He would get […]

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ plays include NEIGHBORS (Public Theater), APPROPRIATE (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Victory Gardens Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and […]

Stephen Karam

Stephen Karam’s plays include THE HUMANS (Tony Award, Obie Award for Playwriting, Drama Critics’ Circle Award, and Pulitzer Prize finalist), […]

Tony Kushner

Born in New York City in 1956, and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Tony Kushner is best known for his […]

Richard Greenberg

Richard Greenberg is the author of TAKE ME OUT (Drama Desk Award; NY Drama Critics Circle Award; Outer Critics Circle […]

Josh Harmon

Joshua Harmon’s plays include Bad Jews (Roundabout Underground; Roundabout/Laura Pels; West End), Significant Other (Roundabout; Broadway/Booth Theatre), Admissions (Lincoln Center […]

John Herbert

John Herbert was the pen name of John Herbert Brundage, a Canadian playwright, drag queen, and theatre director best known […]

Paul Downs Colaizzo

Paul’s first play REALLY REALLY ran Off-Broadway to glowing reviews at MCC Theater. The plays starred Zosia Mamet and Matt […]

Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang’s plays include The Idiots Karamazov (coauthored with Albert Innaurato), A History of the American Film (Tony nom.), Sister […]

Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein made his professional acting debut at La Mama ETC in 1971 in Andy Warhol’s only play, Pork. He […]

Adam Bock

Adam Bock’s plays include Phaedra (Shotgun Players), A Small Fire (Playwrights Horizons, Drama Desk nomination), book for We Have Always […]

Edward Albee

Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928, and began writing plays 30 years later. His plays include The Zoo […]

Aziza Barnes

Aziza Banres is the winner of the 2015 Pamet River Prize; their first full length collection, i be but i […]