About the Playwright
Nicky Silver is an award-winning playwright whose career spans 30 years and 15 published plays. Known for his paradoxical larger-than-life but believable characters, Mr. Silver’s work explores the dynamics of intimate relationships, personal identity, and the human condition. His sharp-wit approach to dark farce has attracted audiences worldwide, and his scripts have been workshopped and staged Off-Broadway and beyond. Mr. Silver’s work include Fat Men in Skirts, Pterodactyls (nominated – Outstanding Play, Drama Desk Awards), Raised in Captivity (nominated – Outstanding Play, Drama Desk Awards), The Food Chain, Beautiful Child, and The Lyons (nominated – Outstanding New Broadway Play – Outer Critics Circle Award).