Moisés Kaufman (born November 21, 1963) is a playwright, director and founder of Tectonic Theater Project. He is the author of The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, 33 Variations and is perhaps best known for writing The Laramie Project with other members of Tectonic Theater Project. He was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to New York City in 1987.
Kaufman is of Romanian and Ukrainian Jewish descent.
Kaufman was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002.
He made his Broadway directing debut in the 2004 production of I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play.