Kenneth Cavander

Award-winning writer, producer, and director in the U.S. and U.K.

His career spans television, both dramatic and documentary, film, theatre, and journalism. His television dramas and documentaries have been aired on the BBC in the U.K., and on network and public television in the U.S. His plays, adaptations and translations have been performed at London's Royal Shakespeare Company, on and off-Broadway, and in most leading regional theatres in the U.S.

  • 01. Television
    & Film

    Cutting edge Dramas and Documentaries.

    Featured productions for television include several that broke new ground for the medium.

  • 02. Theatre

    Exploring boundaries
    on stage.

    Plays and adaptations that bring classic themes and stories to life for contemporary audiences.

  • 03. Fact
    & Fiction

    Discoveries and Surprises in print.

    Articles and fiction, published and in preview.

  • NEWS: March 2015:

    The Curse of Oedipus nominated for a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Writing. & Los Angeles StageRaw/LA Weekly Award for Playwriting.

New & Upcoming

2014-2015 Kenneth Cavander is always exploring new subject matter. In 2014 two of his theatre works received world premieres: an updated and adapted version of William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and The Curse of Oedipus, produced by the Antaeus Company of Los Angeles, which received several nominations and awards.

In 2015 the British Film Institute will issue a DVD of his television production of E.M. Forster's The Machine Stops, one of the most celebrated productions of the BBC Science Fiction series Out of the Unknown. His contemporary drama, Gunplay is currently being revised for a second staged reading ...

More New & Upcoming


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    The Curse of Oedipus

    • Nominated Best Play, Best Production, including a LA Drama Critics Circle.