Born in Germany, Reiner Prochaska, a playwright and an actor, has lived in the United States since 1990. He is a member of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) in Frederick, Maryland, where he performs, writes, teaches, and directs. His plays, A REVOLUTIONARY CHARISTMAS, THE CANTERBURY TALES: LOVE AND MARRIAGE, ANTIGONE: THROUGH THE AGES, and SNOW QUEEN have been produced at the MET to popular and critical acclaim. THE CANTERBURY TALES has been published by Broadway Play Publishing Inc and ANTIGONE has been published by New Theatre Publications in the UK. Reiner holds an M.S. degree in Professional Writing (Creative Track) from Towson University, where he teaches composition and screenwriting.