Playwright, The Great Society
In three seasons at OSF: All the Way, By the Waters of Babylon, Handler.
Other full-length plays: Docent, A Single Shard, The Devil and Daniel Webster, Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates, Final Passages, The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune, Heaven on Earth, Tachinoki, The Dream Thief and The Kentucky Cycle. Also a collection of one-act plays, Conversations with the Spanish Lady.
Other credits: Musicals: Book/lyric writer: The Twelve and A Night at the Alhambra Café.
Film: The Quiet American (co-author). TV: The Pacific (HBO miniseries), The Andromeda Strain, Crazy Horse, Spartacus.
Awards: Tony Award for Best Play, Steinberg/American Theater Critics Best New Play, co-winner of the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize (All the Way); Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Drama Desk nominations (The Kentucky Cycle); WGA Award, two Emmy and Humanitas Award nominations (HBO’s The Pacific).