Artist Bio

Keith Reddin

(Bio as of August 2014)

Keith Reddin returns to Goodman Theatre, where his play Black Snow (Jeff Award) had its world premiere in 1993. His plays include Some Brighter Distance, Too Much Memory, Life and Limb, Rum and Coke, Big Time, Nebraska, Life During Wartime, Brutality of Fact, Almost Blue, All the Rage, But Not for Me, Frame 312, Human Error and The Missionary Position. Mr. Reddin also wrote several adaptations including Molière’s The Imagery Invalid, Thornton Wilder’s Heaven’s My Destination, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Richboy and Aleksandr Buravsky’s The Russian Teacher. Mr. Reddin’s adaptation of Mikhail Shatrov’s Maybe was presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England in April 1993, starring Vanessa Redgrave. Mr. Reddin has been awarded the Charles MacArthur Fellowship (1983), an NEA Playwriting Fellowship (1984), the San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best New Play (1989 and 1990), the Joseph Kesselring Award (1990), a Drama-Logue Award (1990), The Whiting Foundation (1992), the Helen Merrill Award (2006) and the New York Fringe Festival’s Outstanding New Play Award (2008). His film credits include All the Rage (with Joan Allen and Gary Sinise), The Heart of Justice, Bad Boys, Milken and a film adaptation of his play Big Time for American Playhouse PBS.