Charles Marowitz


Charles Marowitz (Author, Sherlock's Last Case) is a writer whose work has appeared in The NY Village Voice, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, L.A. Weekly, Sunday Telegraph (UK), and London Times (UK). He is the author of over two dozen books, including The Other Chekhov, a biography of the legendary actor & theorist Michael Chekhov.

Mr. Marowitz was the lead critic on the L.A. Herald Examiner until that paper's demise. Marowitz is also a director and playwright. He is the author of The Marowitz Shakespeare, an anthology which contains seven free adaptations of Shakespeare's works. His latest play, Murdering Marlowe, recently premiered in Los Angeles and is published by Dramatists Play Service. His black comedy Sherlock's Last Case was presented on Broadway with Frank Langella in the lead role. His most recent directorial credit is Temptation by Vaclav Havel, which he directed at The National Theatre of the Czech Republic in Prague.

He was the founding Artistic Director of the Malibu Stage Company and is a member of the Association of Literary Scholars & Critics.

Submitted June, 2005