Matt Buchanan is a professional playwright and composer specializing in theater with and for young people. His more than a dozen plays and musicals have been produced throughout the United States and in eight foreign countries, including two productions in translation. Published titles include Ernie's Place, Sleeping Walter, Prince Ugly, and adaptations of Little Women and A Midsummer Night's Dream. When not writing, Mr. Buchanan is an accomplished stage director and designer. He lives in Massachusetts.