Tony Werner is a playwright based in Los Angeles. He’s a former contributing writer for The Onion. He was a 2014 semi-finalist for the Juilliard Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship and a 2016 finalist for the Goodman Theater Playwrights Unit. He was also a finalist for the 2018 Heideman Award at Actors Theatre of Louisville. His work has been produced or developed at The Road Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists, Collaboraction, Northwestern University, Steep Theatre Company, and Jackalope Theater. He’s a member of the Living Room Playmakers, a playwright’s collective. He is also a graduate of Northwestern University’s MFA in Writing for the Screen + Stage and the University of Iowa, where he was in the Undergraduate Fiction Writers’ Workshop.
He’s a proud member of the HowlRound family, where he served as Assistant to Editor Dr. Carl.