Sung Rno’s plays include wAve, Drizzle and Other Stories, Cleveland Raining, Gravity Falls From Trees, Yi Sang Counts to Thirteen, and Happy. His work has been produced by Ma-Yi Theater Company, Second Generation (2G,) New York International Fringe Festival, Mabou Mines, Immigrants Theater Project, East West Players, Thick Description, Asian American Theater Company, Northwest Asian American Theater, San Diego Asian American Rep. Abroad, his work has been featured in the Seoul International Theater Festival and at Yellow Earth Theater in London. He has received developmental support from the Mark Taper Forum, the Joseph Papp Public Theater, Arena Stage, and the HBO New Writers’ Showcase. His work is anthologized in Version 3.0 (TCG), 7 Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora (Duke), Savage Stage (Ma-Yi press), and But Still, Like Air, I’ll Rise (Temple). As an NEA/TCG playwright in residence, he founded the Ma-Yi Theater Writers’ Lab in 2004. Honors include the Whitfield Cook Prize, Seattle Group Theater’s Multicultural Playwriting Award, and first prize in the Asian American Film Festival 64 Hour Film Shootout. He earned a BA in physics at Harvard and an MFA in creative writing at Brown, studying with Paula Vogel and CD Wright. His rock math musical Galois, with composer Aaron Jones, was workshopped in the Ice Factory Festival 2014 at the New Ohio Theater in a 2G production, directed by Victor Maog. He is an alumnus of New Dramatists.

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