Artist Bio

Doug Wright

Doug Wright

(Bio as of November 2015)

Doug Wright earned the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for his play I Am My Own Wife. Other stage works include Grey Gardens (Tony nomination), The Little Mermaid and Hands on a Hardbody. Film credits include Quills, based on his Obie Award-winning play, nominated for three Academy Awards. Television credits include Tony Bennett: An American Classic, directed by Rob Marshall. Honors include Benjamin Dank Prize, the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the Tolerance Prize, Kulturforum Europa and the Paul Selvin Award, Writers Guild of America. He is the president of the Dramatists Guild, a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and on the board of the New York Theatre Workshop. Mr. Wright is married to singer/songwriter David Clement.

With Goodman Theatre

  • I Am My Own Wife I Am My Own Wife
    0405 Season
    Play by Doug Wright
    Directed by Moisés Kaufman
  • War Paint War Paint
    1516 Season
    Play by Doug Wright, Music by Scott Frankel and Lyrics by Michael Korie
    Directed by Michael Greif