Sam Marks

Sam Marks is a Huntington Playwriting Fellow and his play, The Department Party (2015), was produced by the Huntington as part of the Breaking Ground festival of new plays. He is also the author of The Delling Shore (Humana Festival), The Old Masters (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), and The Joke (Studio Dante, dir. Sam Gold). Other New York City productions include The Old Masters and Craft (The Flea), Brack’s Last Bachelor Party (59E59), and Nelson (Partial Comfort Productions). Mr. Marks attended the 2016 Sundance Theater Lab to present his new play White Lighting. His latest play, The Department Party, was part of the Clubbed Thumb/Playwrights Horizons Super Lab in January. He collaborated with Simon McBurney and Theater Complitice on their most recent show, The Kid Stays in the Picture. He is the 2015 recipient of the A.R. Gurney Playwriting Award and presently a playwriting fellow at the Huntington Theatre Company. His plays have received workshops at Atlantic Theater Company, Manhattan Theater Club, New York Theatre Workshop, New York Stage and Film, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and many others. He completed a pilot for HBO produced by Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci, and he developed a series with Phillip Seymour Hoffman for CBS studios.  His work is available from Samuel French and Playscripts, Inc. Mr. Marks teaches playwriting at Harvard University. 

(As of June 2017)

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