Michael Yates Crowley is a Brooklyn-based playwright and performer. His work has been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Edinburgh, among other cities. His plays include Evanston: A Rare Comedy (selected for the 2013 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference; 2015 Alliance/Kendeda Prize Finalist; developed at the Orchard Project); The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias (UMASS New Play Lab 2015); The Tourists (2013 NNPN/Kennedy Center workshop); Righteous Money (produced at 3-Legged-Dog, 59E59 Theaters; toured to the Edinburgh Fringe and theaters in Germany); and The Ted Haggard Monologues (published by S. Fischer Verlag in Germany; filmed by HBO and adapted for feature film by Harmonium Films & Music). In New York, his work has been produced at Joe’s Pub/The Public Theater, PS 122, HERE Arts Center, 3LD, Dixon Place, the Bushwick Starr, and Ars Nova. He is a Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow (2014-2015), a graduate of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and former Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. He was a Fellow in Playwriting from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a graduate of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard. Together with the director Michael Rau, he founded the theater company Wolf 359.