Roles in Archive: Artist, Speaker
Mac Wellman’s recent plays include: Bitter Bierce (Performance Space 122); Jennie Richee, with the Ridge Theater (the Arts at St. Ann); Anything’s Dream (Muhlenberg College); and Antigone with Big Dance Company (Dance Theater Workshop). He has published two novels with Sun & Moon Press: The Fortuneteller and Annie Salem. Sun & Moon also published A Shelf in Woop’s Clothing, a book of poems, “From the Other Side of the Century II,” an anthology of plays (coedited with Douglas Messerli), “Two Plays: The Land Beyond The Forest, and Crowtet 1 and 2,” the latter two volumes under the Green Integer imprint. Roof Books has recently published his Miniature, a book of poems. He has received numerous awards: NEA, NYFA, Rockefeller, Mcknight, and Guggenheim Fellowships. In 1990, he received an Obie for Best American Play (Bad Penny, Crowbar, and Terminal Hip). In 1991, he received another Obie for SincerityForever. He has received a Lila Wallace Reader’s Digest Writers Award, and most recently the 2003 Obie for Lifetime Achievement. He is the Donald I. Fine Professor of Play Writing at Brooklyn College.