Artist Bio

Kenneth Lonergan

(Bio as of October 2002)

Kenneth Lonergan most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Lobby Hero during the 2002/2003 Season. He has been repre­sented in New York by Lobby Hero (Playwrights Horizon, John Houseman Theatre, Drama Desk Best Play nominee, Outer Critics Circle Best Play and John Gassner Play­writing nominee, and included in the 2000-2001 Best Plays annual), The Waverly Gallery (Williamstown Theatre Fes­tival, Promenade; 2001 Pulitzer Prize runner-up) and This Is Our Youth (Drama Desk Best Play nominee). Current­ly, Lobby Hero and This Is Our Youth are both running in London’s West End. His film You Can Count On Me, which he wrote and directed, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, won the Sundance 2000 Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, the NY Film Critics Circle, LA Film Critics Circle, Writers Guild of America and National Board of Review awards for Best Screenplay of 2001, the AFI awards for Best Film and Best New Writer, as well as the Sutherland Trophy at the London Film Festival. He is a member of Naked An­gels.

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