Barry Hall is a playwright and director based in Manhattan, though he has spent much of the last three years in Asia. His plays, including A Trois, Wildlife, Here and Now, Eclipse, and Whither Batavia? have been produced around the U.S. and in Japan, France, Belgium, and Canada. He studied theater at Sarah Lawrence College and has received fellowships from the Japan Foundation and the Edward F. Albee Foundation. Mr. Hall's current writing project is a play incorporating digital video, and his upcoming directing project is the Asian premier of Edward Albee's The Goat, to be produced in Tokyo in May 2004 by Seinendan. He has taught at Aletheia University and Chengchi National University in Taipei, Taiwan; Gyongsan National University in Jinju, Korea; and Obirin University in Tokyo, Japan.