“If ever there was a poster boy for ‘write what you know’, it's Biss, because what he knows really does entertain us.” --Views from the Gods, London

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A little biographical information and play production history:


The works of playwright and author Andrew Biss have been produced in New York, London, Los Angeles, and many other cities across North America, Europe and Australia. His plays have won awards on both coasts of the U.S., critical acclaim in the U.K., and quickly became an Off-Off-Broadway mainstay.


In London his plays have been performed at The Royal Court Theatre, Riverside Studios, The Union Theatre, The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, Fractured Lines Theatre & Film at COG ARTSpace, and Ghost Dog Productions at The Horse & Stables.


In New York his plays have been produced at Theatre Row Studios, The Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Festival, Emerging Artists Theatre, The Kraine Theater, The Red Room Theater, Manhattan Theatre Source, Mind The Gap Theatre, 3Graces Theatre Company, Curan Repertory Company, Turtle Shell Productions, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, American Globe Theatre, The American Theater of Actors, and Chashama Theatres, among others.

​​​‘The Craft’ wins 'Best of the Fest' at Minnesota Shorts Festival
‘The Craft’ swept the awards at this year’s Minnesota Shorts Festival, in Mankato MN, with the play winning the award for ‘Best of the Fest’ along with actors Travis Carpenter and Noelle Lawton voted as Best Actor and Best Actress. This also marked director Maggie Maes’ fourth year in a row of directing the winning play.

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​‘Carbon-Based Life Form Seeks Similar’ receives second publishing deal
In addition to its recent selection for publication by Smith & Kraus, Inc., ‘Carbon-Based Life Form Seeks Similar’ has also been chosen for publication by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books in its forthcoming anthology Best 5-Minute Plays, edited by Lawrence Harbison. Tentative date of publication: January, 2017.

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​​‘The Craft’ in Minnesota
The Merely Players Theatre Company of Mankato, MN has selected ‘The Craft’ to be part of its upcoming production Minnesota Shorts: A Festival of Short Plays. Performances take place on September 8th and 9th 2016. More information will be available on their website closer to production. 

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