Richard Maxwell (director)
Life and career
Originally from West Fargo, North Dakota, Maxwell began his professional career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. While in Chicago, he became a co-founder and a director of the Cook County Theater Department.
In 2000 Maxwell received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant to Artists award, along with a project grant from Creative Capital. In 2010 Maxwell received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and in 2012 received the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award. Also in 2012, Maxwell was an invited artist in the Whitney Biennial.
- Maxwell, Richard (2004). Plays: 1996-2000. New York: Theatre Communications Group. ISBN 1559362286. OCLC 470079707.
- Maxwell, Richard (2015). Theater for Beginners (1st ed.). New York: Theatre Communications Group. ISBN 9781559364867. OCLC 875240238.
- Gorman, Sarah (2012). The Theatre of Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players. Taylor and Francis. ISBN 9781136680755.
- Als, Hilton (15 January 2018). "Richard Maxwell's Essential Theatre". The New Yorker.
- McKinley, Jesse (18 January 2006). "Playwright's Trademark Is Deadpan. Now He Wants to Tweak It". The New York Times.
- "Richard Maxwell". www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org. Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "Creative Capital - Grants". creative-capital.org. 2000. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation - Richard Maxwell". www.gf.org. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- Grant Recipients. "2012 Doris Duke Artist Awards". www.ddcf.org. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "Richard Maxwell in Residence". whitney.org (Press release). 25 April 2012.