Ken Weitzman

Ken Weitzman

Ken Weitzman’s plays include The Catch, Fire in the Garden, The As-If Body Loop, Arrangements, and Halftime with Don. His plays have been produced at Atlantic Theater Company, Denver Center, Humana Festival, and Indiana Repertory Theatre, among others. National awards include The L. Arnold Weissberger Award, TCG Edgerton New American Play Award, the Fratti/Newman Political Play Contest Award, and the Elizabeth George Commission for an Outstanding Emerging Playwright. Ken’s writing has been commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Arena Stage, the Alliance Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Theatre Emory, Out of Hand Theatre, and South Coast Repertory Theatre. He is a Core Writer at the Playwrights Center of Minneapolis, a member of Meeting of the Minds at the Lark Play Development Company, and the Writers’ Lab at Keen Company. Ken has taught at Indiana University (head of the MFA program), UCSD, Emory University and, currently, at Stony Brook University. In a former life, he wrote and produced sports content for, among others, The National Basketball Association, Emerald City, and CybrCard.