Featured Writer: Peter Ritt

Peter Ritt is a Chicago-based writer and comedian. He is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory, Improv Olympic, and Annoyance Theatre Training programs--as well as past ensemble member at The Under The Gun Theatre and writer for The Artists’ Lab.

He graduated with a double-major in Theatre and English from Marquette University in 2010 and has been writing plays since high school.

His one-act play, "The Ritual," was given a staged reading at the Southeast Texas Festival of New Plays in 2019.

His full-length play, The Convict and The Kids was a finalist in the Screen Craft 2020 Stage Play Competition.

And his full-length play High Maintenance was first given a staged reading at The Road Theatre Summer Playwrights Festival in 2023 with a production following in spring 2024.

Stage Fight is his first published work.