Keenan Scott II is a playwright, poet, actor, director and producer. Originally from Queens, New York, Scott's work has been produced at notable theaters such as National Black Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Arena Stage, and Woolly Mammoth.
"Thoughts of a Colored Man" made its commercial world premiere at Syracuse Stage during their 2019-2020 season and transferred to Baltimore Center Stage to finish its regional run, before settling at the Golden Theater during the 2021-2022 Broadway Season.
Scott was chosen to be a part of the 2021 TED Fellow cohort, has been commissioned by Broadway Theater 2nd Stage — with other stage plays are in various stages of development. He is also developing an array of projects for television and film with NBCUniversal's Universal Content Productions and a feature film with Chernin Entertainment.