Artist Bios

Steve Cosson

Steve Cosson

(Bio as of March 2015)

Steve Cosson returns to Goodman Theatre, where he directed the 2013 New Stages Festival reading of Another Word for Beauty. Mr. Cosson is a director, writer and Artistic Director of The Civilians, who, during the 2014/2015 season, served as the first theater company in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Recent credits include Pretty Filthy and In the Footprint (The Civilians); The Belle of Amherst with Joely Richardson and The Great Immensity (The Public Theater, Kansas City Repertory Theatre); Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns… (Playwrights Horizons, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company); Dael Orlandersmith’s Stoop Stories and Paris Commune (The Public Theater, BAM Next Wave Festival and La Jolla Playhouse); This Beautiful City (Vineyard Theatre, Center Theatre Group and Humana Festival of New American Plays); (I am) Nobody’s Lunch (Soho Theatre, London; Edinburgh Fringe First Award); Gone Missing with several US and UK productions and a one-year run off-Broadway at Barrow Street Theatre; Ethel’s Documerica (BAM Next Wave Festival); Spring Awakening (Olney Theatre Center); Anne Washburn’s A Devil at Noon (Humana Festival of New American Plays) and Bus Stop (Kansas City Repertory Theatre). He was a speaker at the 2012 TED Conference, and this season His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service, Oberon Books and Playscripts, Inc.

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