Matthew Maguire’s plays include Instinct, Phaedra, Abandon, and the creation with Philip Glass and Molissa Fenley of A Descent Into the Maelström for Australia's Adelaide Festival. His most recent book (NoPassport Press) is Matthew Maguire: Three Plays. He is the Director of the Theatre Program at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and Co-Director of the Fordham/Primary Stages MFA in Playwriting Program. He is an alumnus of New Dramatists. He is currently writing an adaptation of Goethe’s Faust Part II, commissioned by Mabou Mines, to be directed by Sharon Fogarty. His awards include an OBIE for Acting and an OBIE for Directing.