Larry Kunofsky is a New York-based playwright whose work includes My Therapist, a monologue play for forty-five actors; The Cat Person, a two-hander, with 35 live cats; So Retarded - A Play For Idiots, a kind of Vagina Monologues-takeoff on the mentally challenged; bender/gender/straight/&neutered, a play-cycle on the ever-changing nature of sexuality; Vicky Victim, about vicious office friendships among women; Social Work (a nightmare), about health care, race, and Internet dating; and The Worst Person In The Whole Entire World Of All Time Ever, which is about everybody's mom. He has been a three-time winner of the John Golden Award for Drama and a resident at the Edward Albee Foundation. His work has been excerpted in the 2009 editions of The Best Men's and Best Women's Stage Monologues and Scenes, published by Smith & Kraus. He is a member of The Dramatists Guild. He is the Artistic Director of Purple Repertory Theatre. His play The Un-Marrying Project, a play about the fight for marriage equality in New York, which has now most fortunately become a period piece, was one part of Gay Plays For Straight People And Also Gay People, the first mini-season at Purple Rep.