Christopher Chen is an international award-winning playwright whose works have been performed across the United States and abroad. Plays include The Hundred Flowers Project (Glickman Award, James Tait Black Award shortlist); The Late Wedding; Mutt; Caught (NY Times Critics Pick, Barrymore Award, Drama League Nomination for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Production); You Mean To Do Me Harm; and Passage. Selected honors include the 2017 Lanford Wilson Award (co-winner); the 2015-2016 Sundance Institute/Time Warner Fellowship; the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, through which he was playwright in residence at The Vineyard; the Belarus Free Theater International Playwriting Competition (2nd Place). Commissions include American Conservatory Theatre, The Aurora, Crowded Fire, LCT3, Manhattan Theatre Club and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Publications include Theatre Bay Area, American Theater Magazine, Theater Magazine (Yale), Dramatists Play Service. Chris is currently resident playwright at Crowded Fire Theater Company. He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, and holds an M.F.A. in playwriting from S.F. State.


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