Though produced on stages around the world, Jeffrey Sweet is most closely associated with Chicago theater. As a 30-year member of the Playwrights Ensemble of the Tony Award-winning Victory Gardens Theatre, he put up 14 plays there, as well as works on other Chicago stages. Among his plays are Flyovers (Joseph Jefferson Award, best script), The Action Against Sol Schumann and American Enterprise (both American Theatre Critics Association prize-winners), Porch, Bluff, Berlin '45, Kunstler and With and Without. Mr. Sweet wrote Something Wonderful Right Away, an oral history of Chicago's Second City company (a book which in turn inspired the creation of two other Chicago theaters), a history of the O'Neill Center called The O'Neill, and three books on playwriting, The Dramatist's Toolkit, Solving Your Script and What Playwrights Talk About When They Talk About Writing. He co-wrote two musicals,I Sent a Letter to My Love (with Melissa Manchester, based on a novel by Bernice Rubens) and What About Luv? (with Howard Marren and Susan Birkenhead, based on a play by Murray Schisgal). He serves on the Council of the Dramatists Guild, is a member of Ensemble Studio Theater, and an alum of New Dramatists. He teaches and guest lectures frequently at universities and theaters around the country. Mr. Sweet has also written drama, comedy, and soap for television.