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Lynn-Steven Johanson

Lynn-Steven Johanson Lynn-Steven Johanson holds an M.F.A. from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and works at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill. He has worked with Edward Albee at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and has directed more than 50 productions in theatres and universities throughout the Midwest. He is past president of the Mid-America Theatre Conference and the founder of its Playwriting Symposium, a network playwright with Chicago Dramatists and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Johanson´s one-act plays include Angel Cream, Buford and Leroy, Joanna on My Mind, Shooting Pool with a Rope, The Crucifixion of Moe and Ira, Autumn´s Twilight and Twisted. His full-length plays include new English language versions of Uncle Vanya and The Power of Darkness and the original plays A Tale from the North Woods, Missing and Unaccounted For, Past Present Tense and Trailer Park Tango. He has also written two screenplays, Cassidy´s Way and Eye of the Hawk. Johanson is the past winner of the Nantucket Short Play Festival and the East Valley Children´s Theatre Playwriting Contest, and his plays have been produced by numerous theatres throughout the country.