Sean Graney is the Artistic Director and Founder of The Hypocrites, a Chicago theater company. As a playwright, he has received productions of The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Suicide at 59E59 in New York, The Hypocrites and the side project in Chicago; Autophagy at the Drama League Director's Fest in 2007 in New York; Porno at the side project in Chicago; as well as many adaptations and short plays. As a director, Mr. Graney directed over 30 productions since 1997. He was a participant in the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors from 2004/6. He has won two Joseph Jefferson Citations for Outstanding Direction.