Terry Guest is an award winning Playwright, Actor, Producer, Poet and Teaching Artist based in Chicago , IL. His play At The Wake of a Dead Drag Queen has been workshopped, read and performed all over the country and was the 2018 recipient of Out Front Theatre's Spectrum Series Grant. Other plays include: The Magnolia Ballet (National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere), Marie Antionette and the Magical Negros, Andy Warhol Presents: The Cocaine Play, The Madness of Mary Todd, Michael Jackson and the Devil's Book. As an actor Terry has worked at regional theaters around the country including Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, Goodman Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Actors Express, and others. Terry is a Governing Ensemble Member at The Story Theatre and is signed by DDO Chicago. Inspired by: Whitney Houston, Stephen Sondheim, My grandma in the kitchen, Spike Lee, Tennessee Williams, Black Queer people, Black Women, Bob Mackie costumes, Kerry James Marshall, Liza Minelli and the creativity and resilience of Black people around the world.