Eric Bogosian

Details
Eric Bogosian is best known for writing and starring in the play and the film adaptation of that play, Talk Radio (NYSF – 1987). For this work he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and received the Berlin Film Festival “Silver Bear Award.” He is also well known for his six solo performances Off-Broadway (Men Inside, FunHouse, Drinking in America, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor With My Forehead, Wake Up and Smell The Coffee) between 1980 and 2000, for which he received three Obie awards. In addition to Talk Radio, Bogosian has written a number of full-length plays including suburbia (LCT), Griller (Goodman), Red Angel (Williamstown Theater Festival), Humpty Dumpty (McCarter). He is the author of two novels, Mall and Wasted Beauty and a novella, Notes from Underground. As an actor, Bogosian has appeared in numerous films and television programs, starring in Robert Altman’s The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Atom Egoyan’s Ararat, Under Siege II and Wonderland. He currently stars in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” on NBC. A new production of Talk Radio starring Liev Schreiber and directed by Robert Falls, is currently on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre and marks Bogosian’s Broadway debut. He is married to director Jo Bonney.

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Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 subUrbia Second Stage Theatre 09/28/2006 Playwright
2 Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Jane Street Theatre 05/05/2000 Playwright
3 Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 06/22/1998 Playwright
4 Suburbia Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 04/27/1994 Playwright
5 Pounding Nails in the Floor Minetta Lane Theatre 02/03/1994 Playwright
6 Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Orpheum Theatre 01/30/1990 Playwright
7 Talk Radio Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 05/29/1987 Playwright
8 Drinking in America American Place Theatre 01/19/1986 Playwright
9 Fun House Actors' Playhouse 09/29/1983 Playwright

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 03/02/2005 Satan
2 The Exonerated Theatres at 45 Bleecker/Bleecker Steet Theatre 10/10/2002 N/A REPLACEMENT
3 Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Jane Street Theatre 05/05/2000 N/A
4 Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Orpheum Theatre 01/30/1990 N/A
5 Talk Radio Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 05/29/1987 Barry Champlain
6 Drinking in America American Place Theatre 01/19/1986 N/A

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Fun House Actors' Playhouse 09/29/1983 Director

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Fun House Actors' Playhouse 09/29/1983 Designer
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 1986 Obie Award, Playwriting Drinking in America Playwright
2 WON 1993-1994 OBIE Award for Playwriting Pounding Nails in the Floor Playwright
3 WON 1990 Obie Award, Special Citation Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Playwright