Don Zolidis (The Chips are Down, The 8 Ways Pokemon Go is Destroying Your Life, Monster, The Seven Torments of Craig and Amy) holds a B.A. in English from Carleton College and an M.F.A. in playwriting from the Actor’s Studio Program at the New School University, where he studied under Romulus Linney. His plays have been seen at numerous theatres around the country, including The Purple Rose Theatre, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, the Victory Theatre, Stage West, The Williamstown Theatre, and many others. Don received the Princess Grace Award for playwriting in 2004 after having twice been a finalist. His plays have received two Edgerton New Play awards and multiple NEA grants among other honors. In 2013 his play White Buffalo was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His plays for young people are among the most-produced in the country and have received more than 7,000 productions, appearing in every state and 51 countries.