Jack Hilton Cunningham is a playwright and an MFA graduate in Theatre Design from Brooklyn College in 1968. He has designed scenery and costumes for opera and theatre in educational, regional, and Off- as well as Off-Off Broadway in New York City. His first play, WOMEN and WAR, is the result of a project that he has worked on since 2006. The play was first presented by the Bleecker Street Theatre in the Monday Night Play Reading series and was subsequently produced by Retro Productions in May of 2011 and published by Samuel French. He is currently working on three other plays and a novel. Mr. Cunningham, born and rasied in Alexandria, Louisiana, has been a resident of Brooklyn, NY for the past 40 years. Mr. Cunningham is the recipent, along with his wife Catherine Rebecca Cunningham, of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award of the Theatre Department, Brooklyn College, CUNY.