John Guare’s plays include Landscape of the Body, House of Blue Leaves, [ Obie/ NY Drama Critics Circle Award Best Play]; Two Gentlemen of Verona [Tony Award/NY Drama Critics Circle Award Best Musical] Six Degrees of Separation, [Obie/NY Drama Critics Circle Award; London's Olivier Award Best Play], Lydie Breeze, A Few Stout Individuals, A Free Man of Color. Screenplays: Taking Off [with Milos Forman] , Atlantic CIty [NY/LA Film Critics Award/Oscar nomination Best Screenplay], Six Degrees of Separation. He won the 2003 PEN Master Dramatist Award; the 2004 Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the 2005 Obie for sustained excellence. He is a council member of the Dramatists Guild and co-edits the Lincoln Center Theater Review