Who Are the Playwrights

Shayan Lotfi

Resident Playwright

2023 — 2030

Shayan Lotfi (he/him) is a writer whose work has been developed and presented at the Atlantic Theater, Roundabout Theatre, South Coast Repertory, The Lark, and Boston Court. He has held residencies at MacDowell, Millay, and Marble House, and has been a member of The Working Farm Writers’ Group at SPACE on Ryder Farm and Page 73’s I-73 Writers Group. He is currently under commission from the Atlantic Theater and South Coast Repertory. Additionally, he was voted 3rd ‘Most Eccentric’ in high school, once rode an elevator with David Bowie, is the proud owner of a smart rice cooker, and hopes to see the Northern Lights someday. When he's not writing he works in urban planning, and yes, he did play SimCity growing up.