Anthony Clarvoe

Anthony Clarvoe has received American Theatre Critics, LA Drama Critics, Elliot Norton (New England drama critics), SF Bay Area Theatre Critics, Will Glickman, Garland, and Edgerton New American Play awards; fellowships from the Guggenheim, Irvine, Jerome, and McKnight Foundations, National Endowment for the Arts, TCG/Pew Charitable Trusts, and Kennedy Center; commissions from South Coast Rep, Mark Taper Forum, and Playwrights Horizons; the Berrilla Kerr Award for his contributions to American theater; and many others. The Chicago production of his play The Living, directed by Cal MacLean, produced by Famous Door Theatre, won three Joseph Jefferson Awards including Production of the Year. Other productions include Pick Up Ax (Northlight Theatre), Show and Tell (Rep Theatre of St. Louis), Let’s Play Two (South Coast Rep), The Brothers Karamazov (Cincinnati Playhouse, Circle X), Ambition Facing West (Trinity Rep, Theatreworks), Ctrl+Alt+Delete (San Jose Rep, George St. Playhouse, UTK), The Wild Duck (from Ibsen; Great Lakes Theatre Festival), City of Light (Studio Arena), Our Practical Heaven (Aurora Theatre), Gunpowder Joe (Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble), and, recently, a series of experimental movement-based pieces with Ragged Wing Ensemble in Oakland, CA. His plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. The Art of Sacrifice (Merrimack Rep) was published by Random House in the anthology Plays for Two. Anthony lectures on theater history at UC Berkeley and leads playwriting classes in Oakland. A native San Franciscan and long-time resident of New York and the Midwest, he lives with his family in Berkeley, CA.