Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Steve Cosson

STEVE COSSON is a director and writer and the Artistic Director of the Civilians. Recently, Pretty Filthy by Michael Friedman and Bess Wohl, The Great Immensity at The Public and Mr. Burns produced by Playwrights Horizons, top 10 lists in The New York Times, Time Out, The New Yorker, Vogue and others. Other Civilians projects: Paris Commune (Public Theater, BAM Next Wave, La Jolla Playhouse); In the Footprint (Top 10 The New York Times); This Beautiful City (Vineyard, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Humana Festival); (I am) Nobody’s Lunch (Edinburgh Fringe First Award); and Gone Missing. Other Civilians productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kansas City Rep, American Repertory Theater, TED Conference, HBO’s Comedy Festival, MoMA, The Baltic Triennial, The Gate Theatre and Soho Theatre in London, and many others. This season, the company is the first ever theater company in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other recent credits: Dael Orlandersmith’s Stoop Stories; Ethel’s Documerica (BAM Next Wave); Spring Awakening (Olney Theatre); Anne Washburn’s A Devil at Noon (Humana Festival); Bus Stop (Kansas City Rep). His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service, Oberon Books, and Playscripts, Inc.