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Susan Miller

Susan Miller is an Obie Award–winning playwright and Guggenheim Fellow whose work includes the critically acclaimed one-woman play MY LEFT BREAST (Obie), which premiered in Louisville’s Humana Festival. Her play A MAP OF DOUBT AND RESCUE won The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She also received an Obie for NASTY RUMORS AND FINAL REMARKS. Her work has been produced by The Public Theatre, Second Stage, Mark Taper Forum, and Naked Angels, among others. A consulting producer/writer on The L Word and Thirtysomething, Miller was honored as one of Power Up’s 2009 “Amazing Gay Women In Show Business.” Susan is the…

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Loften Mitchell

Loften Mitchell was an African-American playwright, librettist, and author. Mr. Mitchell was born in 1919 in Columbus, NC, and went to high school in the Bronx. He studied at City College of New York and graduated from Talladega College in Alabama. He studied playwriting with John Gassner at Columbia University. In 1958-59 he won the a Guggenheim Award for “creative writing in the drama.” He received a Tony Award nomination for the book of the 1976 revue BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR. Mr. Mitchell was part of a groundswell of writers who contributed to the black American theatre movement in the…

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Michael Mitnick

Michael Mitnick’s plays include SEX LIVES OF OUR PARENTS (world premiere 2ndStage Uptown), FLY BY NIGHT (Playwrights Horizons 2014; Dallas Theater Center; TheatreWorks), ED, DOWNLOADED (world premiere Denver Center Theatre Company), SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN (world premiere City Lights; developed by The Lark and Studio 42), BABS THE DODO (world premiere at Washington Ensemble Theatre), & ELIJAH (world premiere at LOCAL Theatre Company). He is also writing the book for the Broadway bound musical version of the classic film Animal House. He wrote additional lyrics for a stage spectacle of King Kong which is running now…

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Molière

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622 – 1673), known as Molière, was a French dramatist, director, and actor, and one of the world’s greatest masters of comic satire. Of his nearly 40 plays, his most famous are TARTUFFE, THE MISER, THE LEARNED LADIES, THE MISANTHROPE, and THE IMAGINARY INVALID.

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Maureen Morley

Maureen Morley was a member of Chicago’s Illegitimate Players.

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Desi Moreno-Penson

Desi Moreno-Penson is a playwright/actor based in New York. Her play COMIDA DE PUTA (F%&king Lousy Food) was selected as a finalist for the 2014 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. The same play received Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List for 2015, is the winner of the 2013 MultiStages New Works Contest, and received its world premiere production @ the West End Theater (NYC) in April 2015 produced by MultiStages Theater Company, www.multistages.org. MFA in Dramaturgy and Theatre/Literary Criticism from Brooklyn College, semifinalist for the 2007 Princess Grace Award for emerging artists, and she has won two playwriting fellowships, as…

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Gregory Mosher

Gregory Mosher is a director and producer of over 200 plays at the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres (both of which he led), on Broadway, at the Royal National Theatre, and in the West End. Colleagues have included playwrights Samuel Beckett, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, David Mamet, Richard Nelson, John Guare, and Edward Albee; countless leading actors; and directors including Peter Brook, Jerome Robbins, and Mike Nichols. Notable premiere productions include SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, FREAK, SARAFINA, the recent A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, and over twenty plays by Mr. Mamet including AMERICAN BUFFALO and GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS. In…

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Lavonne Mueller

Lavonne Mueller’s play LETTERS TO A DAUGHTER FROM PRISON, about Nehru and his daughter, Indira, was produced at the First International Festival of the Arts in New York City and went on to tour in India. Her play VIOLENT PEACE was produced in London and was the “Critics Choice” in Time Out Magazine. Her play LITTLE VICTORIES, directed by Bryna Wortman, was produced by the Women’s Project in New York City and was later produced in Tokyo by Theatre Classic Productions and directed by Riho Mitachi. Her play THE ONLY WOMAN GENERAL, directed by Bryna Wortman, was produced by…

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Stephen Mulrine

Stephen Mulrine was born in Glasgow in 1937. Educated at Glasgow University, Edinburgh, and Strathclyde Universities. MA (Hons) 1st Class, English Language & Literature. Post-grad Diploma in Russian Language. Senior Lecturer, Historical & Critical Studies, Glasgow School of Art. Fellow of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama. Following a prolific second career writing original plays for radio and television, Stephen began translating plays, mainly from Russian, in the late 1980s. Published and produced work ranges from the great 19th-century classics — Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Chekhov — to contemporary drama by Gelman and Petrushevskaya. His adaptation of Yerofeev’s…

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Carlos Murillo

Carlos Murillo is a Chicago based playwright, director, and educator. He is the author of THE JAVIER PLAYS, a trilogy published by 53rd State Press that includes DIAGRAM OF A PAPER AIRPLANE, A THICK DESCRIPTION OF HARRY SMITH and YOUR NAME WILL FOLLOW YOU HOME. His play DARK PLAY OR STORIES FOR BOYS premiered at the Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville in 2007, and has been produced widely throughout the US and Europe. In New York his work has been seen at P73, Repertorio Español, The NYC Summer Play Festival, En Garde Arts, Soho Rep, and The…

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Julie Marie Myatt

Julie Marie Myatt’s play SOMEDAY premiered as part of Cornerstone Theater Company’s Justice Cycle in June 2008. Her play WELCOME HOME, JENNY SUTTER recently premiered at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and will tour to the Kennedy Center in July 2008. Her play BOATS ON A RIVER premiered at the Guthrie Theater in May 2007 and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Her play MY WANDERING BOY premiered at South Coast Rep and was featured in the 2007 Summer Play Festival in New York City. Her ten-minute play, MR AND MRS premiered at the 2007 Humana Festival. Her…

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Randal Myler

Randal Myler has received two Tony Award nominations (Best Musical/Best Book of a Musical) and a Drama Desk nomination (Best Musical Revue) for IT AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT THE BLUES, which ran at both Lincoln Center and Broadway’s Ambassador Theatre. LOVE, JANIS, Mr. Myler’s musical biography of Janis Joplin, reached 700 performances at Eric Nederlander’s Village Theater, where he also staged DREAM A LITTLE DREAM: THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS MUSICAL with Denny Dougherty. LOST HIGHWAY received its premiere at the Tony Award – winning Denver Center Theatre Company and then moved to the Mark Taper Forum, the Old Globe,…

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Janet Neipris

Janet Neipris’s plays have been produced at major theatres in the U.S. and internationally, including the National Theatre, London, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, The Women’s Project, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Arena Stage, D.C., Studio Theatre, D.C., Center Stage, Baltimore, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Milwaukee Rep., the Annenberg Center, Philadelphia, and The China Youth Arts Theatre, Beijing. Her awards include two NEA’s in playwriting, two Rockefeller Grants to Bellagio, 1990, for A SMALL DELEGATION, about Americans in China the year before Tiananmen Square, and in 2004, A QUESTION OF COUNTRY, based on a true story about the friendship between a black…

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Richard Nelson

Richard Nelson’s plays include the four-play series, THE APPLE FAMILY (THAT HOPEY CHANGEY THING, SWEET AND SAD, SORRY, REGULAR SINGING (Nominated for Outstanding Play in Drama Desk Awards 2014; Public Theater, 2010 – 2013), NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS (Lincoln Center Theater, 2013), FAREWELL TO THE THEATRE (Hampstead Theatre, 2012), HOW SHAKESPEARE WON THE WEST, (Huntington Theater, 2008), CONVERSATIONS AT TUSCULUM (Public Theater, 2008), FRANK’S HOME (Goodman Chicago, Playwrights Horizons, 2007), RODNEY’S WIFE (Playwrights Horizons, 2004), WHERE I COME FROM (National Theatre Connections), MADAME MELVILLE (which ran in the West End starring Macaulay Culkin and Irene Jacob and opened in…

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Sally Nemeth

Sally Nemeth is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced by theaters throughout the English speaking world. Published plays include HOLY DAYS, MILL FIRE, WATER PLAY, and SALLY’S SHORTS. Since beginning her television career writing for the hit NBC TV show Law & Order, she has written for every major television network, and produced the documentary film Long Story Short. Her novel for young adults, The Heights, the Depths and Everything in Between, is published by Knopf/Yearling. Born in Chicago, she has also lived in Indiana, Delaware, Alabama, New York City, and now calls Los Angeles…

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