Lisa Kron has been writing and performing theater since coming to New York from Michigan in 1984. Her play, Well, opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theater in March of 2006 and received two Tony nominations. It premiered at the Public Theater in Spring 2004 and was listed among the year's best plays by the New York Times, the Associated Press, the Newark Star Ledger, Backstage and the Advocate. Her play, 2.5 Minute Ride premiered in New York at the Public Theater in 1999 and received an OBIE Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations, an L.A. Drama-Logue Award, a GLAAD Media Award and was named the best autobiographical show by New York Press. Ms. Kron is also a founding member of the OBIE and Bessie Award-winning theater company The Five Lesbian Brothers. She is the recipient the Cal Arts/Alpert Award, as well as grants and fellowships from the Creative Capital Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, NEA/TCG, the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lucille Lortel Foundation.