The recipient of the 2020 Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award for achievement in playwriting, Roger Q. Mason's work has been performed on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre (Circle Reading Series); Off and Off-Off Broadway at New Group, American Theatre of Actors, New York Theatre Workshop, Access Theatre, Flea Theatre, and the Kraine; and regionally at McCarter Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA, Son of Semele Theatre, Chicago Dramatists; Victory Gardens and Serenbe Playhouse. His play THE WHITE DRESS was a finalist for the Screencraft Play Contest, judged by David Lindsay-Abaire, and a finalist for the Lark's Playwrights Week. His piece HARD PALATE was a New York Theatre Innovator Award nominee. He is the winner of the Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore Award. Mason holds an MFA in Writing from Northwestern University, MA in English from Middlebury College, and BA in English and Theatre from Princeton University. He's a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.