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Dramaturg Rachel Wiegardt-Egel

Rachel is the Literary Associate at the Geffen Playhouse, where she works to support the artistic staff in season planning and fostering new plays. She has previously worked in a dramaturgy/literary management capacity at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, McCarter Theatre Center, Marin Theatre Company and the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Favorite past dramaturgy projects include Jason Grasl’s Lying with Badgers (Native Voices at the Autry Festival of New Plays), Mike Bartlett’s An Intervention (Williamstown Theatre Festival) and Carson Kreitzer’s Lasso of Truth (assistant dramaturg, Marin Theatre Company). A graduate of UCLA’s English department, she is thrilled to be back in Westwood and working on this play.