Adrián Rodríguez was born in Weehawken, New Jersey, in 1972, and attended college at the University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University. His first play, Cuban Operator, Please, was produced at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2000 and published in Plays and Playwrights 2001, edited by Martin Denton. Other productions of his plays have included La Fábrica (2001), Dismiss All the Poets (2002), and Mo(u)rning (2003). Adrián Rodríguez is currently working on several new plays and a collection of short stories. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.