David Drake is the Obie Award–winning playwright/performer of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me. As a director, last September he staged the world premiere of J. Stephen Brantley’s The Jamb at NY’s Kraine Theatre. Twice a Directing Fellow at Sundance Theatre Lab, last fall David received a residency at the BRIC in Brooklyn to develop his new music-theater piece with Migguel Anggelo and Mau Quiros, The Suitcase Project. With the latter, David also wrote and directed Another Son of Venezuela at Joe’s Pub (New York Magazine Critic’s Pick). Other directing credits: Taylor Mac’s Under-the-Radar debut in The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, and Mac’s Obie-winning The Lily’s Revenge at Here. Recent acting credits: HBO’s Vinyl and costarring with Alan Cumming in Vincent Gagliostro’s upcoming feature film After Louie. In March, David directs the New York premiere of Bob Bartlett’s Bareback Ink for Hard Sparks theater company at IRT.