Taylor Mac has been named one of New York and the country's best theater artists by The New York Times, American Theater Magazine, The Village Voice (also naming Mr. Mac the best theater actor in New York, 2013), Time Out NY (also naming him New York's best cabaret performer of 2012 and a future legend of New York City), and The New Yorker. A playwright, actor, and singer-songwriter, Mr. Mac's work has been performed at New York City's Lincoln Center and The Public Theatre, the Sydney Opera House, American Repertory Theatre, Stockholm's Sodra Theatern, the Spoleto Festival, Dublin's Project Arts Centre, London's Soho Theatre, and literally hundreds of other theatres, museums, music halls, cabarets, and festivals around the globe. Mr. Mac is the author of sixteen full-length plays and performance pieces including The Lily's Revenge (Obie Award), The Walk Across America for Mother Earth (named One of the Best Plays of 2011 by The New York Times), The Young Ladies Of (Chicago's Jeff Award nomination for best solo), Hir (premiering at The Magic Theater, starring Nancy Opel, in Feb. 2014), The Fre (premiering at the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis in 2016/17), Red Tide Blooming (Ethyl Eichelberger Award) and The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac (Edinburgh Festival's Herald Angel Award). Mr. Mac's plays have been published by Playscripts, Vintage Press, New York Theatre Review, and New York Theatre Experience and been the recipient of two Sundance Theater Lab residencies, three Map Grants, The Creative Capital Grant, The James Hammerstein Award for playwriting, three GLAAD Media Award Nominations, two New York State Council on the Arts Grants, a Massachusetts Council of the Arts Grant, an Edward Albee Foundation Residency, The Franklin Furnace Grant, a Peter S. Reed Grant, and The Ensemble Studio Theatre's New Voices Fellowship in playwriting. Mr. Mac is a graduate of both the HERE Arts Center Resident Artists program, New Dramatists and is a New York Theater Workshop Usual Suspect.