Tracy Letts Biography

Gender: Male

Ensemble member and Artistic Associate at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. Letts last appeared at Yale Repertory Theatre in The Realistic Joneses, by Will Eno. Previous Steppenwolf credits include Penelope, American Buffalo (also the McCarter), Betrayal, The Pillowman, The Pain And The Itch, The Dresser, Homebody/Kabul, The Dazzle, Glengarry Glen Ross (also in Dublin and Toronto), Three Days Of Rain, many others. Other Chicago credits include Bouncers and Fun & Nobody (Next Lab), ’Tis Pity She’s A Whore and The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (A Red Orchid Theatre), Conquest Of The South Pole (Famous Door), many others. His only previous New York stage appearance was in Orson’s Shadow at the Barrow Street Theatre. As a playwright, Mr. Letts is the author of Killer Joe, Bug, Man From Nebraska (Pulitzer finalist), August: Osage County (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award® for Best Play), and Superior Donuts.