Mickle Maher

Performing Arts, 2006

Mickle Maher is a cofounder of Chicago’s Theater Oobleck and the author of numerous plays, including An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered by Doctor John Faustus on This His Final Evening,The Hunchback Variations, The Strangerer, Spirits to Enforce, There is a Happiness That Morning Is, Cyrano (translator) The  Cabinet, Lady Madeline and An Actor Prepares (an adaptation of Stanislavsky’s seminal book). His plays have appeared Off-Broadway and in numerous theaters around the world, and have been supported by grants from the NEA, the Rockefeller MAP fund and Creative Capital.  He currently teaches play writing and related subjects at the University of Chicago and Columbia College. His plays are published by Hope and Nonthings.