Jon Robin Baitz

Jon Robin Baitz’s plays include The Film Society, The Substance of Fire, The End of the Day, Three Hotels, A Fair Country (Pulitzer Prize finalist 1996), Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Ten Unknowns, and The Paris Letter, as well as a version of Hedda Gabler (Broadway 2001). He created “Brothers & Sisters,” the TV series which ran for five seasons, until 2011. Other TV work includes PBS’ version of “Three Hotels,” for which he won the Humanitas Award, and episodes of “The West Wing” and “Alias.” He is the author of two screenplays: the film script for “The Substance of Fire” (1996) and “People I Know” (2002). He is a founding member of Naked Angels Theatre Company, and on the faculties of the MFA programs at The New School for Drama, and SUNY Stony Brook/ Southampton. His play Other Desert Cities won the Outer Critics Circle Award in 2011.