Mark Clayton Southers
Mark Clayton Southers is an award-winning playwright, photographer, scenic designer, theatrical producer, and stage director. He is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company where he has produced over 140 full-length and one-act plays, including August Wilson’s entire ten play Pittsburgh Century Cycle. A four-time recipient of the AACTA Onyx award for best director, Southers was also the recipient of the 2004 Theodore Ward prize at Columbia College in Chicago for his play Ma Noah. He and his family reside in Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District.