Carter W. Lewis

With (PlayPenn, 2017)

Carter W. Lewis is currently Playwright-in-Residence at Washington University. Previously, he was Literary Manager & Playwright-in-Residence for The Geva Theatre Center (NY), and was co-founder and Resident Playwright for Upstart Stage in Berkeley, California. He has won several national awards including The Julie Harris – Playwriting Award, The State Theatre – Best New American Play, The Cincinnati Playhouse Rosenthal New Play Prize (1996 & 2001), New Dramatist Playwriting Award, Playwright’s Center Jerome Residency, and is a two-time nominee for the American Theatre Critics Award.  He has had close to 200 productions of his plays nationwide. His published works include: Art Control; A Geometric Digression of the Species; No Preying; Soft Click Of A Switch; An Asian Jockey In Our Midst; and The One-Eyed Man Is King. Other plays by Carter W. Lewis include: Golf With Alan Shepard; Picasso Does My Maps; Longevity Abbreviated For Those Who Don’t Have Time; Women Who Steal; Men on the Take; American Storm by Integrity Out of Molly Brown; Kid Peculiar; Ordinary Nation; Civil Disobedience; Evie’s Waltz; The Storytelling Ability of a Boy; The Cha Cha of a Camel Spider; Hit-Story; The Americans Across the Street; Camden & Lilly; The Hummingbird Wars; Prayer for the Gun Bug; and Echo Location. Carter lives in St. Louis with his dog, Bucket.