Artist Bio

Eugene Lee

Eugene Lee returns to the Goodman, where he previously appeared in A Soldier’s Play. He has appeared in many works by August Wilson including the Broadway production of Gem of the Ocean and Wilson’s autobiographical play How I Learned What I Learned. He has worked with the Negro Ensemble Company, True Colors Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, Center Theatre Group and Crossroads Theatre Company. Television credits include The Women of Brewster Place with Oprah Winfrey, Dallas, Good Times, The White Shadow, The District and the title character in Wolf, an award-winning independent film. Mr. Lee is also a playwright whose work includes East Texas Hot Links, Fear Itself, Stones in My Passway, Somebody Called: A Tale of Two Preachers, Killingsworth, Lyin’ Ass and the musical Twist. His television writing credits include Homicide: Life on the Streets, Walker, Texas Ranger, Michael Hayes, The Journey of Allen Strange and The Turks. He is an artist-in-residence and artistic director of the Black and Latino Playwright’s Conference at Texas State University.