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playwright , Performing company executive

Richard Maxwell, American playwright, performing company executive. Grantee Peg Santvoord Foundation, The Buck Henry Charitable Trust, The Greenwall Foundation, New York State Council on Arts, Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Creative Capital Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Altria Group, Arts International.


Maxwell, Richard was born on November 23, 1967 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States.


Bachelor, Illinois State University, 1990.


Fellow Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, 1990—1991. Artist in residence Soho Rep Theatre, 2000—2001. Resident artist Ontological Theater, 1998—1999.

Guest artist Williamstown Theatre Festival. Cofounder Cook County Theatre Department, Chicago. Artistic director New York City Players.