Zak Berkman

(He/him) Company Member since 2011. People’s Light: Producing Artistic Director, A Christmas Carol (2021), A Christmas Carol In Concert (digital), America 2AM, Such Things As Vampires (co-creator and composer, Barrymore Award), The Harassment of Iris Malloy. Zak’s play, Beauty On The Vine, premiered Off-Broadway starring Olivia Wilde and David Strathairn. It was subsequently produced in Chicago and published by Dramatist Play Service. Zak’s plays have been developed and seen at theatres around the country. A finalist for the Smith Prize in Playwriting, The Harassment of Iris Malloy, was workshopped at Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public Theatre, The Lark, and featured as part of the Alley All New Festival, prior to its Midwest premiere at Detroit Public Theatre. Zak has written for television and film, including the daytime drama Days Of Our Lives.