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Kristoffer Diaz

 
Bio:
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. Full-length titles include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo's, The Upstairs Concierge, and The Unfortunates. Awards: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. Full-length titles include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo's, The Upstairs Concierge, and The Unfortunates. Awards: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2019]
Television Adaptation

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Kristoffer Diaz, Mike Doughty, Bonnie Milligan, Shira Milikowsky, and Brad Landers Photo

Kristoffer Diaz, Mike Doughty, Bonnie Milligan, Shira Milikowsky, and Brad Landers

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Scott Heller, Kristoffer Diaz

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07/13/2011
Scott Heller, Kristoffer Diaz Photo

Scott Heller, Kristoffer Diaz

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07/13/2011
Kristoffer Diaz and Desmin Borges  Photo

Kristoffer Diaz and Desmin Borges

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07/13/2011
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Kristoffer Diaz and Arthur Sulzberger Jr.

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07/13/2011

 

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Television Adaptation

Writing
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Kristoffer Diaz Biography

Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. Full-length titles include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo's, The Upstairs Concierge, and The Unfortunates. Awards: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; winner, 2011 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play; winner, 2011 OBIE Award, Best New American Play; and the inaugural Gail Merrifield Papp Fellowship from The Public Theater (2011). He is a recipient of the Jerome Fellowship, the Future Aesthetics Artist Regrant and the Van Lier Fellowship (New Dramatists). Kristoffer holds a BA from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, an MFA from NYU's Department of Dramatic Writing, and an MFA from Brooklyn College's Performing Arts Management program.

Kristoffer Diaz Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Best New American Play Gold Star
Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance Of Chad Deity
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2010 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2010 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance

Kristoffer Diaz News

Keen Company Announces 22-23 Season Featuring First NY Revival of Lynn Nottage's CRUM Photo Keen Company Announces 22-23 Season Featuring First NY Revival of Lynn Nottage's CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

Keen Company has announced details for its upcoming 2022-2023 season. Anchored by two must-see revivals, not produced in New York since their premieres, Keen’s 23rd season, featuring two of America’s greatest writers, explores how individuals move forward after life-altering change.

THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Comes to the Imago Theatre in October Photo THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Comes to the Imago Theatre in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022

Profile Theatre presents The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz as the first play for their 2022-23 25th Anniversary season: The American Generation. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity marries rip-roaring comedy, some of the smartest critique of the American Dream and its access to BIPOC and first-gen Americans…and professional wrestling. 

Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer Photo Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERI Photo ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERITANCE PART 2 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

ZACH Theatre has announced the 2022‚Äď23 Season Mainstage and Family Series productions with a ‚ÄúDirector‚Äôs Choice‚ÄĚ musical to be announced at a later date.

Jade King Carroll Appointed as Producing Artistic Director of Chautauqua Theater Comp Photo Jade King Carroll Appointed as Producing Artistic Director of Chautauqua Theater Company
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Chautauqua Institution today announced the appointment of the celebrated director Jade King Carroll as Producing Artistic Director of its resident Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) following an extensive national search.

Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwrig Photo Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwright Produced on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,

Second Stage Theater to Host Fair Chance Job Fair Photo Second Stage Theater to Host Fair Chance Job Fair
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

On Monday, June 6th, Second Stage Theater will host the Fair Chance Job Fair. Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from including questions about conviction history in the application process before a job offer is made. 

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Playwright christopher oscar pe√Īa Featured In Profile Theatre's 2022-2024 Double Sea Photo Playwright christopher oscar pe√Īa Featured In Profile Theatre's 2022-2024 Double Season 'The American Generation'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

PROFILE THEATRE, which explores the bodies of work of 2-3 writers over two years, is excited to announce that Kristoffer Diaz, christopher oscar pe√Īa and Lauren Yee will be the company's featured playwrights for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 seasons.¬†¬†

Deeksha Gaur and Janet Lynne Knopf  Join Second Stage Theater's Board of Directors as Photo Deeksha Gaur and Janet Lynne Knopf Join Second Stage Theater's Board of Directors as Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.

Kristoffer Diaz Videos

VIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT VideoVIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2021

Today's episode features one of Adrienne's closest friends, Travis Turner, sits down to chat about theatre in Chicago, studying at Northwestern, his agent offer stories and life as an actor in North America's second largest theater market, Chicago!

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe VideoVIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: George Takei, Kristoffer Diaz, Randi Zuckerberg and More in TEDxBroadway 2013
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2013

TEDxBroadway aims to engage all participants and stakeholders in the vitality of the community-both on stage and in the audience-to develop a vision and commitment to the future of Broadway. Click below to watch TEDxBroadway 2013 presentations by George Takei, Randi Zuckerberg, Terry Teachout, Thomas Schumacher, Josh Harris, Kristoffer Diaz and many more!

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Andres Munar
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a new weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week actor Andres Munar shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him!


Kristoffer Diaz Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Kristoffer Diaz written?
Kristoffer Diaz has written 1 shows including The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Playwright).

What awards has Kristoffer Diaz been nominated for?
Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for The Elaborate Entrance Of Chad Deity , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Elaborate Entrance .

What awards has Kristoffer Diaz won?
Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for The Elaborate Entrance Of Chad Deityand Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity.