Resident Playwright2013 -- 2020
Mark Schultz is a playwright and Episcopal seminarian. Plays include: The Blackest Shore (Catastrophic Theatre); The Gingerbread House (the stageFARM); Deathbed (Apparition Productions); Everything Will Be Different: A Brief History of Helen of Troy (Soho Rep/True Love Productions) for which he won the 2005 Oppenheimer Award and the 2006 Kesselring Prize; Polar Bear (commissioned and produced by Birmingham Rep, UK); Ceremony (Rising Phoenix Rep); Gift (Rising Phoenix Rep/NY Fringe Festival); and various One Acts. Everything Will Be Different was produced by the Actors Touring Company with Theatre Royal Plymouth under the title A Brief History of Helen of Troy at the Soho Theatre in London after a UK tour. Other plays include: Magic Kingdom; Brightness. He has received a Sloan Commission from MTC as well as commissions from Playwrights Horizons, the Actors Theatre of Louisville, and The Exchange. He was selected for a 2006 Royal Court Residency. He is a member of New Dramatists and Rising Phoenix Rep. He holds an MFA in playwriting from Columbia University.