Live Chat with AMERICAN SON’s Christopher Demos-Brown
Christopher Demos-Brown has written over a dozen full-length plays and screenplays. His honors include the Laurents/Hatcher Award, a Steinberg Citation from The American Theatre Critics Association, and multiple regional theatre awards (including two Carbonell Awards, multiple Silver Palms and the inaugural Berkshire Theatre Award for Outstanding New Work). His plays include American Hero, Captiva, Stripped, and When The Sun Shone Brighter. Chris is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds graduate degrees from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and The University of Geneva. He is also a practicing trial lawyer and former prosecutor. Chris and his wife, Stephanie, are co-founders of Zoetic Stage, an award-winning theatre in residence at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the performing Arts in Miami, Florida. They also practice law together in Miami. Chris’s play, American Son, recently had a successful run at the Booth Theatre on Broadway, directed by Kenny Leon, and starting Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee.
American Son has been adapted as a feature film on Netflix and will be produced by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre next season.
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