(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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