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Playwright

Theresa
Rebeck

Theresa Rebeck is an acclaimed and widely produced playwright, whose work can be seen and read throughout the United States and abroad. Rebeck is the most Broadway-produced female playwright of our time, whose Broadway plays include Bernhardt/Hamlet, Dead Accounts, Seminar, and Mauritius. Other notable NY and regional plays include: Seared (MCC Theater); Downstairs (Primary Stages); The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann, and Spike Heels (Second Stage Theater); Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection, and Our House (Playwrights Horizons); The Understudy (Roundabout Theatre Company); View of the Dome (New York Theatre Workshop); What We’re Up Against (Women’s Project Theater); Omnium Gatherum (Pulitzer Prize finalist). As a director, her work has been seen at the Alley Theatre (Houston), the REP Company (Delaware), Dorset Theatre Festival, the Orchard Project, and the Folger Theatre. Major film and television projects include Trouble, starring Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman and David Morse (writer and director); NYPD Blue; the NBC series Smash (creator); and the upcoming female spy thriller 355 (for Jessica Chastain’s production company). As a novelist, Rebeck’s books include Three Girls and Their Brother and I’m Glad About You. Rebeck is the recipient of the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award, the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award, a Lilly Award, and more.