Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp is a novelist, filmmaker, and an Obie Award-winning playwright and director.

His plays include: Nocturne (American Repertory Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop); Finer Noble Gases (26th Humana Festival); Stone Cold Dead Serious (A.R.T.); Blackbird (The Bush, London); Essential Self-Defense (Playwrights Horizons/Edge Theatre); Kindness (Playwrights Horizons); The Metal Children (The Vineyard); The Hallway Trilogy (Rattlestick); The Edge of Our Bodies (36th Humana Festival); Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling (The Atlantic); Through the Yellow Hour (Rattlestick); Wolf in the River (The Flea); The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois (The Atlantic) and Red Light Winter (Steppenwolf, Barrow Street Theatre), for which he won Chicago's Jeff Award for Best New Work, an Obie, and was named a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize. He made his Broadway debut with The Sound Inside (Studio 54), which received a 2020 Outer Critics Circle Honor for Outstanding New Broadway Play. The Sound Inside was commissioned by Lincoln Center and received its world premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.