Artist Bio

Yasmina Reza

(Bio as of March 2011)

Yasmina Reza most recently collaborated with the Goodman on God of Carnage during the 2010/2011 Season. Ms. Reza is a multi-award-winning French playwright, novelist and memoirist. Her work has been translated into more than 30 languages and been produced worldwide, and has achieved both critical praise and popular international success. She is the author of seven plays, including Conversations After a Burial, Winter Crossing, Art, The Unexpected Man, Life x3, A Spanish Play and God of Carnage; the novels Desolation, Adam Haberberg and On Arthur Schopenhauer’s Sledge; the memoirs Hammerklavier and Nulle part; Dawn, Dusk or Night, a nonfiction account of a year she spent trailing French president (then-candidate) Nicolas Sarkozy on the campaign trail; and a dramatic translation of Kafka’s Metamorphosis for director Roman Polanski. Her film credits include Le Pique-Nique de Lulu Kreutz directed by Didier Martiny, and Chicas, which she wrote and directed herself.

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