Robert Schenkkan

Robert Schenkkan

Playwright, The Great Society

In three seasons at OSF: All the Way, By the Waters of Babylon, Handler

Other full-length plays: Docent, A Single Shard, Devil and Daniel Webster, Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates, Final Passages, The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune, Heaven on Earth, Tachinoki, The Dream Thief and The Kentucky Cycle. Also a collection of one-act plays, Conversations with the Spanish Lady

Other credits: Musicals: Book/lyric writer: The Twelve and A Night at the Alhambra Café

Film: The Quiet American (co-author). TV: The Pacific (HBO miniseries), The Andromeda Strain, Crazy Horse, Spartacus

Awards: Steinberg/American Theater Critics Best New Play, co-winner of the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize (All the Way); Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Drama Desk nominations (The Kentucky Cycle); WGA Award, two Emmy and Humanitas Award nominations (HBO’s The Pacific).