Geoffrey Nauffts has worked as an actor on and off Broadway, regionally, and extensively in film and television. He’s directed plays by Kenneth Lonergan, Frank Pugliese, Theresa Rebeck, and Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as Naked Angels’ critically acclaimed production of Steven Belber’s Tape in New York, LA, and London. As a writer, his credits include: Baby Steps, an award-winning short film starring Kathy Bates; Jennifer, a CBS movie of the week, two seasons on ABC’s Brothers and Sisters, the Emmy-nominated mini-series Political Animals, and three seasons on ABC’s Nashville. As a lyricist, he has collaborated with Elton John on a score for Showstopper, a movie musical he co-wrote for Ben Stiller’s company Red Hour. His critically acclaimed play Next Fall received the Outer Critics Circle’s John Gassner Award for Best New American Play in 2010, and was nominated for a Drama League, Drama Desk, and Tony Award.