Artist Bio

Tom Creamer

(Bio as of October 2016)

Tom Creamer (Adapter) served as dramaturg for more than 50 productions at the Goodman, including King Lear, Frank’s Home, The Winter’s Tale, As You Like It, All’s Well That Ends Well, Waiting for Godot, Death of a Salesman, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Spinning Into Butter, Marvin’s Room, The Visit, Arcadia, The Good Person of Setzuan, House, Garden and The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? His adaptation of A Christmas Carol has been produced at the Goodman and at other theaters around the Midwest since 1989. His other stage works include a translation of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler for the Guthrie Theater and adaptations of Mark Twain’s Roughing It and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie for Chicago’s Touchstone Theatre. Mr. Creamer previously worked as literary manager at The Empty Space Theatre in Seattle and as a dramaturg at the Guthrie Theater. He has taught and lectured at Villanova and Temple Universities in Pennsylvania, and at Roosevelt University, DePaul University, Northwestern University, Loyola University Chicago and the Chicago Playwrights Center in Chicago.

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