Richard Greenberg (Playwright) is the author of Take Me Out (Tony, New York Drama Critics, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lortel and Drama League Awards), The Violet Hour, The Dazzle (Outer Critics Circle Award), Hurrah at Last, Three Days of Rain (L.A. Drama Critics Award; Olivier, Drama Desk, Hull- Warriner nominations) and many other plays. He won the Oppenheimer Award for a debuting playwright, the first Pen/Laura Pels Award for a mid-career playwright and has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. A Naked Girl on the Appian Way marks the first of a series of Greenberg plays to see the New York stage this season. The playwright was last represented on Broadway with his Tony Award-winning Take Me Out and The Violet Hour. His play Three Days of Rain will be revived on Broadway starring Julia Roberts and Paul Rudd in March, 2006. Other new works being unveiled include The House in Town at Lincoln Center Theater and Bal Masque at Washington D.C.'s Theater J. He is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and an associate artist of South Coast Repertory.