Christopher Chen

Christopher Chen is an international award-winning playwright whose full-length works have been produced and developed across the United States and abroad. Plays include The Hundred Flowers Project and The Late Wedding and Caught, which was a New York Times Critics Pick in Fall 2016. Honors include the 2015-2016 Sundance Institute/Time Warner Foundation Fellowship for theater; the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, through which he was the 2013-2014 playwright-in-residence at The Vineyard; the Barrymore Award; the Glickman Award. Current commissions include American Conservatory Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company, Crowded Fire, LCT3, Manhattan Theatre Club, San Francisco Playhouse and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Chris is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and holds an M.F.A. in playwriting from S.F. State. He is a San Francisco native.