Joe Sutton’s plays include VOIR DIRE (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the Best Play Award of the American Theatre Critics Association), AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, THE WINNER, THE THIRD ARMY, and RESTORING THE SUN. Joe co-wrote THE PREDATOR’S BALL with Karole Armitage, and saw the piece premiere in Florence, Italy before enjoying a run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Other theatres producing Joe’s plays include New York Theater Workshop, Long Wharf, Arena Stage, the Cleveland Play House, and the Old Globe in San Diego. After Hurricane Katrina, Joe initiated THE BREACH, a New Orleans-centered theatre piece co-written with Catherine Filloux and Tarell Alvin McCraney which premiered at New Orleans’ Southern Rep before going on to play at Seattle Rep. More recently, Joe’s play COMPLICIT opened at London’s Old Vic with Artistic Director Kevin Spacey directing. Joe has also recently been developing a pilot of USA television called Scales of Justice, about an overweight detective in post-Katrina New Orleans. Joe is a recipient of numerous awards and honors, among them fellowships from NYFA, the NEA, and NJ Arts. When not in rehearsal, Joe teaches playwriting at Dartmouth College. There he lives with his wife Anne and their son Nicholas.