Peter Sinn Nichtrieb’s The Totalitarians

Congratulations to alumni Peter Sinn Nachtrieb who had productions of The Totalitarians go up at Southern Rep, Wolly Mammoth Theatre, and Z Space!


Playwrights Rep alumn Peter Zinn

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb is a San Francisco-based playwright whose works include boom (TCG’s most produced play 2009-10), T.I.C. (Trenchcoat In Common), Hunter Gatherers (2007 ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award, 2007 Will Glickman Prize), Colorado, and Multiplex. His work has been seen off-Broadway and across the country including at Ars Nova, SPF, Woolly Mammoth, Seattle Repertory, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cleveland Public Theatre,  Wellfleet Harbor Actor’s Theatre, and in the Bay Area at Encore Theatre, Killing My Lobster, Marin Theatre Company, Impact Theatre, and The Bay Area Playwrights Festival.   His newest plays are BOB, (2011 Humana Festival for New American Plays at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville), Litter: The True Story of the Framingham Dodecutuplets, a commission for A.C.T. (2011) and a commission through the National New Play Network and New Dramatists.  Peter holds a degree in Theater and Biology from Brown and an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University.  Peter is a member of New Dramatists, a resident playwright at the Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco and often works at the Z Space Studio in San Francisco.   He likes to promote himself online at