About the Author
John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation won the 1990 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, as well as the Hull Warriner Award and the Obie. The House of Blue Leaves won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play of 1971 and received four Tony awards in its revival at Lincoln Center in 1986. His screen play for Louis Malle’s Atlantic City won the New York, Los Angeles, and National Film Critics Circle awards, as well as an Oscar nomination. Mr. Guare, a longtime council member of the Dramatists Guild, was elected in 1989 to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York.