Dano Madden is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director, originally from Boise, Idaho. His plays have been produced throughout the United States and in numerous countries. Published works include: In the Sawtooths and Drop (Samuel French, Inc.), Beautiful American Soldier and Ella (Best American Short Plays), The Save (Playscripts, Inc.), The Soft Sand, Survival, and Painting a Room (Northwest Playwrights Alliance). His web series, Precious Cargo, was named one of the ten best web series of 2016 by Paste Magazine. Dano has been a MacDowell and Djerassi fellow. He received his BA from Boise State University and his MFA in playwriting from Rutgers University. Dano lives in New York with his wife Lauren and their cats, Buster and Little Boo.