Joe Sutton’s plays include VOIR DIRE (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the Best Play Award of the American Theatre Critics Association), AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, THE THIRD ARMY, and RESTORING THE SUN.
Theatres producing Joe’s plays include New York Theater Workshop, Long Wharf, Arena Stage, BAM, the Cleveland Play House, and the Old Globe. Most recently, Joe’s play COMPLICIT (winner of the Beverly Hills Theater Guild award) opened at London’s Old Vic with Artistic Director Kevin Spacey directing.
This season will see the premiere of Joe’s newest play ORWELL IN AMERICA at Northern Stage.
In addition to his theatre work, Joe has also recently developed a pilot for television called Scales of Jus-tice (USA Network).
Joe is a recipient of numerous awards and honors, among them fellowships from NYFA, the NEA, and NJ Arts.
When not in rehearsal, Joe teaches playwriting at Dartmouth College. There he lives with his wife Anne and their son Nicholas.