Aaron Posner is an award-winning playwright and director and co-founder
of Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre Company. Life Sucks is his second re-imagining of a Chekhov play. His first, Stupid F*cking Bird, has won numerous awards and is one of the 10 most produced plays in the country this season. Other plays include No Sisters (another Chekhov re-invention), District Merchants, Who Am I This Time? & Other Conundrums of Love, The Chosen, My Name Is Asher Lev, Sometimes a Great Notion, a nine-actor Cyrano (with Michael Hollinger), A Murder, A Mystery and A Marriage (with James Sugg), and The Tempest and Macbeth (with Teller of Penn & Teller). Aaron has directed at major regional theaters from coast to coast, is an artistic associate at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C., and lives outside of D.C with his wife, actress Erin Weaver, and his amazing daughter, Maisie.
Bio as of 2017