Photo credit Rino Pizzi

Kirk Lynn is a playwright and Co-Producing Artistic Director of the Austin-based, experimental theater collective Rude Mechanicals (or Rude Mechs). Lynn co-founded the Rude Mechs in 1995 and, with them, he has written and adapted over a dozen plays, which have been performed around the world. His works have been honored with several awards, including the Total Theatre Award from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for Get Your War On (2007) and an NEA New Play Development grant for I’ve Never Been So Happy (2009). He teaches at the University of Texas, Austin.   

I’ve Never Been So Happy, 2009; photo by Rino Pizzi