Douglas Williams

Douglas Williams is the Playwright-In-Residence at Azuka Theatre and co-founder of the acclaimed playwrights producing collective Orbiter 3. His play Shitheads (Azuka Theatre) was the winner of 4 Philadelphia Critics’ Awards, including Best New Play and Best Overall Production. Shitheads was also recommended for the Harold & Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award. Other plays include Breathe Smoke (The Painted Bride & Orbiter 3) and Moon Cave (Azuka Theatre). Williams has had two plays developed at PlayPenn (Moon Cave, Shitheads), he was a finalist for The Lark’s Playwrights Week, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and InterAct’s 20/20 Commission. Williams’ experimental and collaborative work has been produced in the SoLow Fest (Four’s the Floor, Solstice) and the FringeArts Festival (Holly’s Dead Soldiers, Safe Space). Playwright Sam Shepard presented him with the Silver Award from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. He lives in Philadelphia with his cat, Space Ghost.