Taylor Mac

Individual

(who uses “judy”, lowercase sic, not as a name but as a gender pronoun) is a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, performance artist, director and producer. Named “one of the most exciting theater artists of our time” by Time Out NY, judy is the author of 17 full-length plays and performance pieces including A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Kennedy Prize in Drama); Hir (placed on the top ten theater of 2015 lists of The New York Times, New York Magazine and Time Out NY; published by North Western University Press and in American Theater Magazine); The Lily’s Revenge (Obie Award); The Walk Across America for Mother Earth (named One of the Best Plays of 2011 by The New York Times); The Young Ladies Of (Chicago’s Je Award nomination for Best Solo); Red Tide Blooming (Ethyl Eichelberger Award); and The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac(Edinburgh Festival’s Herald Angel Award). Mac is the recipient of multiple awards including the Kennedy Prize, Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a Guggenheim Award, the Herb Alpert Award in Theater, the Peter Zeisler Memorial Award, the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award and an Obie. An alumnus of New Dramatists, judy is currently a New York Theater Workshop Usual Suspect and the Resident playwright at the Here Arts Center.

https://www.steppenwolf.org/artists/taylor--mac/