Warren Leight

Playwright Composer Lyricist

Council Member, The Dramatists Guild

Warren's play “Side Man” won the 1999 Tony Award for Best Play, and was a 1999 Pulitzer Prize Finalist.   Other plays include “No Foreigners Beyond This Point" (Drama Desk nomination), “Home Front”, “Fame Takes a Holiday,” “Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine" (ATCA nomination), and “The Loop”. Warren wrote the book to the musicals “Mayor" (Drama Desk nomination), and “Leap of Faith” (Drama Desk nomination, Tony nomination for Best Musical).  Two collections of one-acts, “Dark, No Sugar," and “Stray Cats,” have been published by DPS.


In addition to his playwriting, Warren Leight was a showrunner on In Treatment, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Law and Order: SVU.