Billy Aronson. Billy Aronson's plays have been produced by Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 1812 Productions, SF Playhouse, Amphibian Productions, City Lights Theater, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre; published in five volumes of Best American Short Plays (Applause Books), Best Stage Scenes 2003 (Smith and Kraus), Ten Minute Plays From the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Samuel French), and Plays From the Woolly Mammoth (Broadway Play Publishing); and awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant. His play First Day of School was named Outstanding Original Script 2009 by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle. Plays published by Playscripts, Inc. are Light Years, Light Years Part One: Freshman Year, Little Red Riding Hood, and The News. His writing for the musical theater includes the original concept and additional lyrics for the Broadway musical Rent, and the book for the Theatreworks USA musical Click Clack Moo (Lucille Lortel nomination for best musical). His writing for television includes scripts for Beavis & Butt-head (MTV), Courage the Cowardly Dog (Cartoon Network), and Wonder Pets (head writer, Emmy Award). He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Lisa Vogel and their children Jake and Anna.