Christopher Kyle ('92, Theatre)

 

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Christopher Kyle's plays include Plunge and The Monogamist, both of which premiered off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons; The Safety Net, which premiered at Broken Watch Theatre in New York; Boca, which premiered at Charlotte Repertory Theatre; and Dessert at Waffle House, Breakfast Anytime, which premiered at West Coast Ensemble. He is a former Guggenheim Fellow in playwriting and has been the recipient of commissions from Dreamworks, the Revson Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

His screenplays include K-19: The Widowmaker and The Weight of Water, both directed by Kathryn Bigelow; Alexander, directed by Oliver Stone, and Serena, directed by Susanne Bier, which will be released next year. Most recently he adapted Georges Simenon's novel Red Lights for Oren Moverman to direct.

Christopher Kyle is a graduate of Indiana State University and the MFA program in playwriting at Columbia University.
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