AB, Kenyon College, 1970. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Kenyon College, 1992.
Clown, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1970-1972; newswriter, Station World International News Service, New York City, 1973; deputy press secretary, Speaker' General’ s Office, New York State Assembly, New York City, 1973-1978; freelance actor, writer, director, theater, film, television, New York City, 1978-1987; assistant director Opera-Museum Theater Program, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1987-1989; acting director opera music theater program, National Endowment for the Arts, 1989; director cultural programming, National Public Radio, Washington, since 1989.
Board directors Project Return Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1979-1987. Committee member National Young Playwrights Festival, New York City, 1983-1987, 92—. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Dramatists Guild (board directors Foundation of the Dramatists Guild (secretary 1983-1987, board directors since 1990), Directors Guild American, Society Stage Directors and Choreographers, Writers Guild American, Screen Actors Guild.
Clubs: The Players (New York City).
Married Lisa Miller, September 7, 1974. Children: Alexander, Ann, Charles.