Jason Grote's plays 1001 and Maria/Stuart are currently available from Samuel French. Other plays include This Storm is What We Call Progress, Hamilton Township, Box Americana, Darwin's Challenge, and Civilization. His plays have been produced and developed by Sundance, The O'Neill, The Denver Center, Woolly Mammoth, Clubbed Thumb, Salvage Vanguard, New York Theater Workshop, Portland Center Stage, Soho Rep, The Civilians, The Orchard Project, Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark, The Contemporary American Theater Festival, Collaboraction, TheatreWorks, Theater @ Boston Court, and elsewhere. He has written for "Smash" and "Mad Men." Current projects include Scheherazade, a musical adaptation of 1001 with composer Marisa Michelson; a play about Shostakovich and Stalin for ACT; and various original projects for film and television. He is a resident playwright at New Dramatists.