Lucas Hnath is an award-winning playwright whose plays include The Christians (Humana Festival, 2014); A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (Soho Rep); Red Speedo (Studio Theatre, 2013); nightnight (Humana Festival, 2013); Isaac’s Eye (Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2013); and Death Tax (Humana Festival 2012; Royal Court Theatre, 2013).

He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2015 Whiting Award, a Whitfield Cook Award, two Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award Citations and a Windham Campbell Prize for drama.