Douglas Langworthy is Literary Manager and Dramaturg at the Denver Center Theatre Company. He held similar positions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the McCarter Theatre. He has translated fifteen plays from the German, including Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Szechuan, Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening, Hans Henny Jahnn's Medea, Heiner Muller's Quartet and Hamletmachine, and Heinrich von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg, Amphitryon (National Theatre Translation Fund Award), and Penthesilea. His translation of Goethe's Faust was produced in 2006 in New York by Target Margin Theater and the Classic Stage Company. He co-wrote the libretto for The Sandman, an opera based on an E.T.A. Hoffmann story with music by Thomas Cabaniss, directed by David Herskovits. He also co-adapted with Linda Alper and Penny Metropulos the new musical Tracy's Tiger, which premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.