Artist Bio

Thomas Bradshaw

(Bio as of March 2016)

Thomas Bradshaw returns to Goodman Theatre, where his play Carlyle appeared in the 2014 New Stages Festival and his play Mary had its world premiere in the 2010/2011 Season. His other plays include Intimacy and Burning (The New Group), Job and Dawn (The Flea Theater), The Bereaved (Crowded Fire, Partial Comfort and the State Theater of Bielefeld in Germany), Southern Promises (PS122) and many more. His play Fulfillment played both the The Flea Theater in New York and American Theater Company in Chicago this past fall. Mr. Bradshaw has been featured as one of Time Out New York’s 10 playwrights to watch and was named “Best Provocative Playwright” by The Village Voice. He has received fellowships from the Lark Play Development Center, Soho Rep (Streslin Fellow) and New York Theater Workshop, and he was the recipient of a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship, the 2012 Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the Prince Charitable Trust’s Prince Award. Mr. Bradshaw was the Playwright in Residence at the Soho Theatre in London in February 2009. His plays are published by TCG, Samuel French, PAJ and Dramatic Publishing. Mr. Bradshaw received his MFA from Mac Wellman’s playwriting program and he is an associate professor at Northwestern University.