Keith Reddin


KEITH REDDIN is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Yale Drama School. His plays include: the Sloane Commission, Some Brighter Distance, Too Much Memory, which won the 2008 outstanding play award in the New York Fringe Festival and was revived at New York Theatre Workshop in December 2008; Life and Limb, Rum and Coke, Big Time, Nebraska, Life During Wartime, Brutality of Fact, Almost BlueAll The Rage, But Not For Me, Frame 312, Human Error, and The Missionary Position.

Mr. Reddin recently adapted Rear Window for a production at Hartford Stage directed by Darko Tresnjak starring Kevin Bacon. Other adaptations include; Moliere’s The Imaginary Ivalid, Thornton Wilder’s Heaven’s My Destination, and F.Scott Fitzgerald’s Rich Boy, plays by Soviet playwrights Alexander Buravsky (The Russian Teacher) and Mikhail Bulgakov (Black Snow).  Mr. Reddin’s adaptation of Mikhail Shatrov’s Maybe was presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England in April 1993, starring Vanessa Redgrave. Black Snow had its world premiere at the Goodman Theater (Chicago) in May 1993.  It won the Joseph Jefferson Award – Best Play 1993.

His plays have been produced all over the United States and Canada as well as foreign productions throughout Europe, Australia, and South America.

Film credits include All The Rage, with Joan Allen and Gary Sinise, the Playwrights’ Cinema, Turner Network Television movies: The Heart of Justice, Bad Boys  and Milken and a film adaptation of his play Big Time for American Playhouse PBS.

Mr. Reddin has been awarded the Charles MacArthur Fellowship (1983), an NEA Playwriting Fellowship (1984), the San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best New Play (1989 and 1990), the Joseph Kesserling Award (1990), a DramaLogue Award (1990), The Whiting Fondation (1992), and the Helen Merrill Award (2006) .