Bob Clyman is a playwright and clinical psychologist. His play, Famous Ali, was commissioned by Playwrights Theatre for Rowing to America: The Immigrant Project. Playwrights Theatre also developed two other plays by Clyman: Where the Sun Never Sets and Sigmund Freud: The Untold Story, presented in New York under the title of Siggy (Abingdon Theatre). His play, The Lower Cortex, was presented in a workshop production at Playwrights Theatre, after first being developed at a lab production at the Circle Repertory in New York City.
Clyman’s plays have been performed Off-Broadway and in Laguna Playhouse, Denver Theatre, Williamstown Theatre, Colony Studio Theatre, Missouri Repertory, and Mill Mountain Theatre, in addition to touring in Scotland.
National honors include the Eugene O’Neil Summer Conference Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts Award, Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship, and Shenandoah Valley Playwrights Fellowship.