One week after Saturn Returns opens, three of his plays (in a cycle of 12 called Local Time) will be read at the Goodman Theatre directed by Robert Falls. His plays have been seen at the Roundabout Theatre Company, Goodman Theater, Huntington Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, as well as others around the country and abroad. He has taught playwriting at Princeton University and The Kennedy Center, and in Kenya and Uganda as part of the Sundance Theatre Institute. He is a graduate of Princeton University and The Juilliard School, where he was a Lila Acheson Wallace playwright-in-residence. He is the recipient of three Lecomte du Noüy Awards, the 2005 Helen Merrill Award for emerging playwrights, the 2007 Claire Tow Award and an NEA/TCG theatre residency grant. He lives in Berkeley, California and is engaged to be married.