Meet the Playwright: Lawrence Wright
CURRENT RESIDENCE:Austin, Texas
EDUCATION:B.A. from Tulane University; M.A. from American University in Cairo
PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS AT THE ALLEY:Cleo was featured in the 2016 Alley All New Festival
Staff writer for The New Yorker magazine
Theatre: Camp David, My Trip to Al-Qaeda, and The Human Scale.
Books: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11; Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief; and Remembering Satan: A Tragic Case of Recovered Memory. His latest book, God Save Texas: A Journey through the Soul of the Lone Star State, will be published in April, 2018.
Film: The Siege
TV: "The Looming Tower" (currently airing on Hulu)
INTERESTING FACT:Wright is the keyboard player in the Austin-based blues band WhoDo.
April 6 - April 29, 2018
A comedy about the titanic love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton during the filming of 1963’s Cleopatra that created a worldwide scandal.