FORA.tv Speaker - Jon Robin Baitz

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Biography

Jon Robin Baitz will be the distinguished artist-in-residence for the 2009-2010 academic year at The New School for Drama. Baitz is a Pulitzer finalist, a Guggenheim and NEA fellow, and winner of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award.

A founding member and former artistic director of New York's Naked Angels theater company, Baitz has written a number of acclaimed plays, including The Film Society, The Substance of Fire, Three Hotels, A Fair Country, Ten Unknowns, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, a new version of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler (produced on Broadway in 2001), and The Paris Letter.

Playwrights Horizons, the Roundabout Theatre Company, Lincoln Center Theater, and the Second Stage Theatre have produced Baitz's work in New York. His new play, Love and Mercy, will be produced next season on Broadway.

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Town Hall with Jon Robin Baitz

01.29.10 | 01:13:22 min | 0 comments