William M. Razavi

William Mohammad Razavi was born in Tehran, Iran, took his first steps at Fort Benning, Georgia and grew up in Texas. He is a graduate of Trinity University (BA 1995) and Brandeis University (MFA 1997).

His plays include Macbeth, The Next-To-Last-Flight of Amelia Earhart, Lusitania, Daedalus’s Other Regret, Mavis Davis and the Nighthawks at the Diner, The Private Life of Ernest Hemingway, The Ricky Harrow Pitcher Show, Illuminati, The Complete Fragments of Menander: Some Assembly Required, The 27 Minute Odyssey, The Sign of the Times and Sullivan's Detours.

He is a freelance writer and director whose film and theatre criticism has appeared in the San Antonio Current, and whose work has been seen in numerous locations across the country. An excerpt from his memoir Turban Cowboy was published in Daily Life though World History in Primary Documents (Greenwood Press, 2009). He has done readings for Literary Death Match at the Dallas Museum of Art and Five Things Austin.

In 2005 a high school named for him opened in Aligudarz, Iran.

As an actor he has most recently appeared in Slasher and Back of the Throat at the Attic Rep, and The Haunted House by Plautus, and The Professionals at the Overtime Theater, San Antonio, TX.

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