Ken Urban

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Ken Urban is a playwright and screenwriter. His plays have been produced and developed at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, 59E59 Theatres, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Summer Play Festival at The Public, Donmar Warehouse, Studio 42, Theatre @ Boston Court, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Playwrights Horizons, and Primary Stages. Awards include the Weissberger Playwriting Award, Huntington Playwriting Fellowship, and MacDowell Colony Fellowships. The feature film adaptation of his play The Happy Sad, with a screenplay by the author, screened at over 25 festivals, with theatrical releases in New York and Los Angeles. His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service, and his essays have appeared in Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary American Playwrights, Contemporary Theatre Review, Modern Drama, PAJ, and New Theatre Quarterly.