Taylor Mac Biography

 
Bio:
Taylor Mac (who uses "judy"-lowercase sic-as a gender pronoun) is a theater artist whose work has been performed at New York City's Town Hall, Lincoln Center, and Playwrights Horizons; London's Hackney Empire and Barbican; D.C.'s Kennedy Center; Los Angeles's Royce Hall and Ace Theater (through the ... (read more)
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Bio:
Taylor Mac (who uses "judy"-lowercase sic-as a gender pronoun) is a theater artist whose work has been performed at New York City's Town Hall, Lincoln Center, and Playwrights Horizons; London's Hackney Empire and Barbican; D.C.'s Kennedy Center; Los Angeles's Royce Hall and Ace Theater (through the ... (read more)

Taylor Mac (who uses "judy"-lowercase sic-as a gender pronoun) is a theater artist whose work has been performed at New York City's Town Hall, Lincoln Center, and Playwrights Horizons; London's Hackney Empire and Barbican; D.C.'s Kennedy Center; Los Angeles's Royce Hall and Ace Theater (through the Center for the Art of Performance); Chicago's Steppenwolf; Australia's Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Festival; Stockholm's Södra Theatern; San Francisco's Curran; and hundreds of other theaters, museums, music halls, opera houses, cabarets, and festivals around the globe. Mac is the author of seventeen full-length works of theater including A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, Hir, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Lily's Revenge, The Young Ladies Of, Red Tide Blooming, and The Be(A)st of Taylor Mac. Sometimes Taylor acts in other people's plays (or co-creations). Notably: Good Person of Szechwan (La Mama and The Public Theater), A Midsummer's Night Dream (Classic Stage Company), and The Last Two People on Earth (American Repertory Theater), a two-person vaudeville opposite Mandy Patinkin and directed by Susan Stroman. Mac is a MacArthur Fellow, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Drama and the recipient of multiple awards including the Kennedy Prize, two Helpmann Awards, a New York Drama Critics Circle Award, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Herb Alpert in Theater, the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award, two Bessie Awards, two Obie Awards, and an Ethyl Eichelberger Award. An alumnus of New Dramatists, judy is currently the resident playwright at the Here Arts Center.

Taylor Mac Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Unique contribution to the Theatre Gold Star
Taylor Mac
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Play
Taylor Mac, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Special Citation Gold Star
Taylor Mac, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Special Citations Gold Star
Taylor Mac, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2017 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Taylor Mac, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
Taylor Mac, Hir
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Taylor Mac, Good Person of Szechwan
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Taylor Mac, Good Person of Szechwan