Keith Reddin


Keith Reddin is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Yale Drama School. His plays include: LIFE AND LIMB, LIFE DURING WARTIME, THE INNOCENTS' CRUSADE (published by DPS), RUM AND COKE, HIGHEST STANDARD OF LIVING, BIG TIME, NEBRASKA. Mr. Reddin's MAYBE, starring Vanessa Redgrave, which he adapted from a contemporary Russian play written by Alexander Shatrov, had its world premiere at the Royal Exchange Theatre, in Manchester England in April 1993. He has adapted other plays by Soviet playwrights: Alexander Buravsky's THE RUSSIAN TEACHER, and Mikhail Bulgakov's BLACK SNOW which had its world premiere at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in May 1993. It won the Joseph Jefferson Award - Best Play 1993. Film credits include: THE PLAYWRIGHT'S CINEMA (TNTMovie),THE HEART OF JUSTICE, and a film adaptation of his play BIG TIME forAmerican Playhouse. Mr. Reddin has been awarded the Charles MacArthur Fellowship (1983), an NEd Playwriting Fellowship (1984), the San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best New Play (1989 & 1990), the Joseph Kesserling Award (1990) and a Drama League Award ( 1990). His play ALMOST BLUE had a workshop production at Arena Stage and his BRUTALITY OF FACT had its NJ premiere at 12 Miles West in 1997. He just finished his latest play ALL THE RAGE for the Goodman Theatre.

Appears in
Highest Standard of Living
Life and Limb
Baby With the Bathwater