Artist Bio

Doug Wright

(Bio as of February 2022)

Doug Wright (Playwright) returns to the Goodman, where his previous writing credits include I Am My Own Wife and War Paint. Other Chicago credits include I Am My Own Wife (About Face Theatre.) His Broadway credits include War Paint, Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk Nomination), The Little Mermaid, Grey Gardens (Tony Award nomination), I Am My Own Wife (Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize). Off-Broadway credits include Posterity (Atlantic Theater Company); Unwrap Your Candy (Vineyard Theater); Quills (New York Theatre Workshop); Standing on Ceremony (Minetta Lane Theater); Buzzsaw Berkeley (WPA Theater). Films include Quills (Paul Selvin Award, WGA) and the upcoming The Burial starring Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones. He is the former president of the Dramatists Guild of America and a member of SAG-Aftra, SDC and the WGA.