His play, "The Pillowman," was performed at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Michael Shannon in the cast.
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I suppose I walk that line between comedy and cruelty because I think one illuminates the other. We're all cruel, aren't we? We are all extreme in one way or another at times and that's what drama, since the Greeks, has dealt with. I hope the overall view isn't just that though, or I've failed in my writing. There have to be moments when you glimpse something decent, something life-affirming even...
He was nominated in 2006 for the Drama Desk award
for Best Play for the broadway
production of "The Lieutenant of Inishmore".
Realistic and gory violence