wrote lyrics to Grey Gardens (music Scott Frankel, book Doug Wright, dir. Michael Greif; Sundance, Playwrights Horizons, Broadway, regional). The show's route to Broadway was profiled in a PBS documentary by Albert Maysles. Next with Frankel: Finding Neverland (book Allan Knee, dir. Rob Ashford; Weinstein Company). Doctor Zhivago (music Lucy Simon, book Michael Weller, co-lyrics Amy Powers, dir. Des McAnuff; La Jolla Playhouse, London 2010). Opera librettos: The Grapes of Wrath (composer Ricky Ian Gordon, dir. Eric Simonson; Minnesota Opera, L.A. Disney Concert Hall, Utah, Pittsburgh); with composer Stewart Wallace: Harvey Milk (dir. Christopher Alden; San Francisco Opera); Hopper's Wife (Long Beach Opera); Kabbalah (BAM NextWave); Where's Dick? (dir. Richard Foreman; Houston Grand Opera). Next with Gordon: Adèle Hugo (Met-LCT); Garden of the Finzi- Continis (Minnesota Opera). With Michael Torke, dir. Des McAnuff: Senna (Met-LCT, ENO, Théâtre du Châtelet). Serves on Dramatists Guild council, teaches lyric writing at Yale, married to Ivan Sygoda.