Andrew Biss


From the Royal Court Theatre in London to the Playhouse Theatre in Tasmania, the works of playwright Andrew Biss have been performed across the globe, spanning four continents. His plays have won awards on both coasts of the U.S., critical acclaim in the U.K., and quickly became a perennial sight on New York’s Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway stages.

In London his plays have been performed at The Royal Court Theatre, Theatre503, Riverside Studios, The Pleasance Theatre, The Union Theatre, The White Bear Theatre, The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, Fractured Lines Theatre & Film at COG ARTSpace, and Ghost Dog Productions at The Horse & Stables.

In New York his plays have been produced at Theatre Row Studios, The Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Festival, The Kraine Theater, The Red Room Theater, Times Square Arts Center, Manhattan Theatre Source, Mind The Gap Theatre, 3Graces Theatre Company, Emerging Artists Theatre, Curan Repertory Company, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, American Globe Theatre, The American Theater of Actors, and Chashama Theatres, among others.

His plays and monologues are published in numerous anthologies from trade publishers Bedford/St. Martin's, Smith & Kraus, Inc., Pioneer Drama Service, and Applause Theatre & Cinema Books.

Originally from England, Andrew is a long-time resident of the United States. He is a graduate of the University of the Arts London, and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.

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Heideman Award (Finalist), The National Ten-Minute Play Contest, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011

Wonderland One-Act Festival, (Winner, Best Play), The Studio Theatre, Theatre Row Studios New York, New York, 2007

FirstStage, 6th Annual National One-Act Play Competition (First Place Winner), Los Angeles, California, 2002

FirstStage, 5th Annual National One-Act Play Competition (First Place Winner), Los Angeles, California, 2001