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Steven Dietz

playwright/director Fiction, Bloomsday, Becky's New Car, Lonely Planet
Steven Dietz's thirty-plus plays and adaptations have been seen at over one hundred regional theatres in the United States, as well as Off-Broadway. International productions have been seen in over twenty countries and his work has been translated into ten languages. Recent world premieres include Bloomsday (2016 Steinberg New Play Award Citation); This Random World (40th Humana Festival of New American Plays); and On Clover Road (NNPN "rolling world premiere"). His two-theatre commission of companion plays for adult and young audiences - The Great Beyond and The Ghost of Splinter Cove - will premiere in 2019. He is currently at work on a screen adaptation of his Off-Broadway play, Fiction. Mr. Dietz and his family divide their time between Seattle and Austin, where he teaches playwriting and directing at the University of Texas. In addition, he is a Dramatists Guild "Traveling Master", offering playwriting workshops and master classes around the country.