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Playwright

Eleanor
Burgess

Eleanor Burgess’s work has been produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, Huntington Theatre Company, the Alliance Theatre, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company and Centenary Stage, and developed with The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Alley Theatre, Writers Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Salt Lake Acting Company, the Hermitage Artists Retreat, the Lark Play Development Center and the Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop. She’s a current member of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages and has previously been a member of the Page 73 writers’ group Interstate 73, The Civilians’ R&D Group and New York Theatre Workshop’s 2050 Fellowship. She’s currently writing for HBO’s upcoming series Perry Mason. Originally from Brookline, Massachusetts, she studied history at Yale College and Dramatic Writing at NYU/Tisch.