Mashuq Mushtaq Deen


Mashuq Mushtaq Deen is an award winning Brooklyn based playwright. A CORE writer at the Playwrights Center, and winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Draw the Circle, Deen has had his plays produced by PlayMakers Rep, Mosaic Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Kansas City Rep, Keen Company, as well as others.

Deen’s work has been supported by a number of institutions, some include: the Siena Art Institute,  Sundance Theatre Institute & the Ucross Fundation, Blue Mountain Center, The Public Theater, NYTW, New York Foundation for the Arts, InterAct Theatre, Page73, Ma-Yi, as well as numerous others. They have also been supported by a number of festivals and universities and have received grants from places like the New York Foundation for the Arts,the Bronx Cultural Council, and TCG. He is a member of the NYTW Usual Suspects and the Dramatists Guild.

He is an alum of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, the Public Theater Writers Group, and New Dramatists. He earned his MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School/New School for Drama.