Robert Schenkkan

 

Pulitzer Prize, Tony, and WGA Award winner, three-time Emmy nominated writer. Author of eighteen plays: The Investigation; A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Building the Wall, All the Way (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Steinberg, and Edward Kennedy Awards), The Great Society, Hanussen, Shadowplay, By the Waters of Babylon, Handler, A Single Shard, Devil and Daniel Webster, Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates, Final Passages, The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune, Heaven on Earth, Tachinoki, The Dream Thief, and The Kentucky Cycle (Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Drama Desk nominations). Film: Hacksaw Ridge and The Quiet American. TV: “All the Way,” The Pacific” (three Emmy nominations, Writers Guild Award), “The Andromeda Strain,” “Crazy Horse,” “Spartacus.” Robert is a New Dramatists alum, a member of NTC, EST, the Dramatists Guild council, and a board member of The Lilly Awards and The Orchard Project. He is currently working with John Doyle on a new musical, The Twelve; and a feature film, The Last Airman, for Jake Gyllenhaal, and another, Union, for Joseph Gordon Levitt, both at Amazon Pictures.