Andy Bayiates

Andy Bayiates is a Chicago-based playwright and storyteller, writing and reading stories on stage for the likes of 2nd Story, Essay Fiesta, Paper Machete and The Encyclopedia Show. He wrote and performed in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (1999-2005) and 44 Plays For 44 Presidents, for which he was founding father and co-writer. 44 Plays was mounted by Dad’s Garage, where former President Jimmy Carter attended a performance, and has been published by Playscripts, Inc. before being produced at The Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. Mr. Bayiates’ A 60-Minute History Of Humankind (2003) appeared on the NBC reality TV show Starting Over, and was the jumping-offing point for A History Of Human Stupidity, which premiered in Berkeley, California in 2010 and was previewed in American Theatre Magazine. Bayiates was the astrology columnist for Time Out Chicago (2005-2007), and is also the voice of “Trip” on the award-winning, interactive, artificial intelligence-based drama, Facade.

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