Greenberg, Richard 1958(?)–
GREENBERG, Richard 1958(?)–
Born February 22, 1958 (some sources say 1959), in East Meadow, NY; son of Leon (an executive) and Shirley (a homemaker) Greenberg. Education: Princeton University, A.B., English, 1980; graduate study at Harvard University, 1980–81; Yale University, M.F.A., drama, 1985.
Addresses: Agent —Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
Career: Writer. Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, member of the company; South Coast Repertory, associate artist.
Awards, Honors: Oppenheimer Award, best new playwright, 1985, for The Bloodletters; DramaLogue Award, 1991; Ted Schmitt Award, L.A. Drama Critics Circle, Pulitzer Prize for Drama nomination, 1998, Laurence Olivier Theatre Award, best new play, 2000, Drama Desk Award nomination, Hull–Warriner Award nomination, all for Three Days of Rain; Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, outstanding off–Broadway play, Lucille Lortel Award nomination, outstanding play, John Gassner Award nomination, 2002, all for The Dazzle; Antoinette Perry Award, best play, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, outstanding play, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award, Lucille Lortel Award, outstanding play, Pulitzer Prize Award nomination, 2003, all for Take Me Out; PEN/Laura Pels Award.
The Bloodletters, produced at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1984.
Life under Water (one–act), produced at Marathon '85 Series A, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1985, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1985.
Vanishing Act (one–act), produced at Marathon '86 Series B, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1986, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1987.
The Maderati, Off–Broadway production, 1987, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1987.
The Author's Voice (one–act), produced at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1987, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1987.
Neptune's Hips (one–act), produced at Marathon '88 Series A, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1988.
Eastern Standard, produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1988, then John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1989, published by Grove, 1989.
The American Plan, produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, 1990–1991, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1991.
The Extra Man, produced at Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1992.
Adaptor, Pal Joey (based on the musical by John O'Hara), produced at Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1992–1993.
Jenny Keeps Talking, produced at Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1993, published by Dramatists Play Service, 1993.
Night and Her Stars, produced at American Place Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1995, published by Dramatist's Play Service, 1997.
Three Days of Rain, produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, 1997–1998, then Donmar Warehouse, London, 1999, published by Dramatist's Play Service, 1998.
Hurrah at Last, produced at Gramercy Theatre, New York City, 1999.
Imagining Brad, produced at Greenwich House, New York City, 1999.
(Adaptor) Dance of Death, produced at Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 2001–2002.
Everett Beekin, produced at Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York City, 2001–2002, published by Dramatists Play Service.
The Dazzle, produced at South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 2002, then New York City, 2002.
The Violet Hour, produced at Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 2003.
Take Me Out, produced at Public Theater, New York City, 2002, then Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 2003–2004.
Mixed Media Productions:
The Hunger Artist (based on stories and letters by Franz Kafka), 1987.
"Ask Me Again" (based on "An Old–Fashioned Story" by Laurie Colwin), American Playhouse, PBS, 1989.
Life under Water (based on his one–act stage play), PBS, 1989.
"The Sad Professor", Trying Times, PBS, 1989.
"The Sacrifice", Tales from the Crypt, 1990.
"Georgie through the Looking Glass", Sisters, NBC, 1991.
"The Time the Millennium Approached", Time of Your Life, Fox, 1999.
Contemporary Literary Criticism, Volume 57, Gale, 1990.
American Theatre, January, 1993, p. 29; March, 1998, p. 19.
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