BROUN, Alex (1965- ). Award-winning Australian playwright, screenwriter and rugby journalist.
"...has worked extensively with Short+Sweet , the world's largest ten-minute theatre festival. Often referred to as "the Shakespeare of short plays" he is the world’s most performed ten-minute playwright, with over 100 ten-minute plays produced in over 1,000 productions in more than 40 countries around the world and his plays have been translated into many languages. In 2008 he launched his website www.alexbroun.com  which is now one of the world's most popular websites for ten-minute plays." (Wikipedia )