Christopher Chen

Christopher Chen is an Obie Award-winning playwright whose work has been produced across the United States and abroad. His plays include Caught (New York Times Critics Pick, Obie Award for Playwriting, Barrymore Award, Drama League nomination), Passage, The Hundred Flowers Project (Glickman Award, Rella Lossy Award, James Tait Black Award shortlist), The Late Wedding, Into The Numbers (Belarus Free Theatre International Contest of Modern Drama, 2nd Place), Mutt, and You Mean To Do Me Harm. Chris is the recipient of the Lanford Wilson Award, the Sundance Institute/Time Warner Fellowship, the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, and is the inaugural recipient of the Ollie Award. Current commissions include Audible, The Aurora, Cutting Ball, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, and The Wilma. Chris holds an MFA in playwriting from San Francisco State.