Richard Dresser's plays include Below the Belt and Gun-Shy, both of which moved from Actors Theatre of Louisville Off-Broadway and on to regional productions. Other Actors Theatre of Louisville plays include What Are You Afraid Of?, set in the front seat of a car, Alone at the Beach and Wonderful World. Rounding Third appeared Off-Broadway and has had many regional productions. His trilogy of plays about happiness in America, Augusta, The Pursuit of Happiness, and A View of the Harbor recently opened regionally and have been published. He wrote the book for the Broadway musical Good Vibrations and a new musical, Johnny Baseball, which will open at A.R.T. in Cambridge. His most recent play is The Last Days of Mickey & Jean.