WHAT TO LISTEN FOR  the side project, directed by Adam Goldstein, Chicago, June 2014

CHICAGO BOYS  The Goodman Theatre, New Stages Amplified (production), directed by Ann Filmer, Chicago, 2011

THE FOREST (by Ostrovsky, an adaptation) Classic Stage Company, directed by Brian Kulick, featuring Dianne Wiest, John Douglas Thompson and Adam Driver, 2010

MEMORY HOUSE (published by Playscripts) Selected productions:  Playwrights Horizons, directed by David Esbjornson, featuring Dianne Wiest, April 2005 (Video recording in Lincoln Center Library Collection); Actor’s Theatre of Louisville Human Festival, directed by Sandy Shinner, March 2005Victory Gardens, Chicago, directed by Sandy Shinner. September 2005; Renaissance Theatre, Milwaukee, October 2006; Seattle Repertory Theatre, November 2006; Vineyard Playhouse, Martha’s Vineyard, August 2009; Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, December 2007 Merrimack Repertory Theatre, November 2012

FALSE SERVANT (by Marivaux, an adaptation) Classic Stage Company, directed by Brian Kulick, featuring Martha Plimpton, April 2005

THE WAX (published by Playscripts) HB Playwrights Foundation, directed by William Carden, 2000; Playwrights Horizons, directed by Brian Kulick, 2001 (Video recording in Lincoln Center Library Collection)

A GIRL’S LIFE  Trinity Repertory Theatre, directed by Barry Edelstein, March 1998; GEVA Theatre, October 1998; Connecticut Repertory Theatre, October 1999

APPROXIMATING MOTHER (published by Dramatists Play Service) Judith Anderson Theatre, produced by The Women’s Project, featuring Tonya Pinkins, Dierdre O’Connell and Mia Dillon, November 1991

KATE’S DIARY  Playwrights Horizons, directed by David Greenspan, 1989; The Public Theatre, directed by David Greenspan, 1989; Home for Contemporary Theatre and Art 1987

A DOLL’S HOUSE (by Ibsen, an adaptation) Stage West, directed by Timothy Near, featuring Holly Hunter, 1985; The Alliance Theatre , directed by Timothy Near, featuring Michele Shay, 1986

A WEEKEND NEAR MADISON (published by Samuel French) Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Humana Festival, directed by Emily Mann, featuring Holly Hunter and Mary McDonnell, 1983; Astor Place Theatre, NYC, directed by Emily Mann, 1983

DIGGING TO CHINA  The Magic Theater of Omaha, directed by Kathleen Tolan, 1982; Williamstown Theater Company, Second Company, directed by Claudia Weill, 1983





ART OF TRANSLATION Ensemble Studio Theatre. April 18, 2016.

I WAS READING A NOVEL BY JAVIER MARIAS Classic Stage Company, NYC, with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Scott Shepard and Austin Pendleton. July 2015.

WHAT TO LISTEN FOR Center for the Theatre Commons at Emerson College (workshop), directed by Melia Bensussen, Boston, 2012; Theater J (workshop), directed by Rebecca Taichman, Washington, D.C., 2007; Playwrights Center (workshop), Polly Carl Producing Artistic Director, Minneapolis, 2006

CHICAGO BOYS McCarter LAB, McCarter Theatre (reading), directed by Emily Mann, 2013; Playwrights Horizons (reading), directed by Pam McKinnon, 2011; The Public Theatre (reading), featuring Christian Camargo and F. Murray Abraham, 2010; Goodman Theatre, New Stages (workshop) directed by Kimberly Senior January 2011

THE COTTAGE  Trinity Repertory Theatre (reading), Curt Columbus Artistic Director, 2012; Playwrights Horizons (reading), directed by Pam McKinnon, starring Reed Birney, Lisa Emory, Sally Murphy, Tim Hopper, T.R. Knight, 2012; Signature Theatre (reading), produced by The Steppenwolf Company, Martha Levy Artistic Director, directed by Pam McKinnon, featuring Joan Allen, 2012; MacDowell Downtown Festival, Peterborough Town Hall, produced by the MacDowell Colony, featuring Donald Margulies, 2012

ISTANBUL NOTES Commissioned by Seattle Repertory Theatre, David Esbjornson Artistic Director; The Public Theatre (reading), directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, featuring Lily Taylor and Hannah Cabell, 2013

CAPTIVITY NARRATIVE Playwrights Horizons (reading), directed by Kate Whoriskey, featuring Marian Seldes and Cristin Milloti, 2008; Hedgebrook Festival (reading), Seattle Repertory Theatre, directed Christine Sumption, 2007




Yaddo, 2014
McCarter Artists Retreat, 2013
Hedgebrook Women’s Playwrights Festival, 2004, 2007, 2009 Stanford Calderwood Fellowship, 2008
Thornton Wilder Fellowship, 2005
MacDowell Residencies, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 McKnight Fellowship, 2005
Sundance Residencies, 1986, 2006
NYFA Fellowship, 2000
Finalist, Susan Blackburn Prize, 1998
Revson Fellowship, 1989



Seattle Repertory Theatre, David Esbjornson Artistic Director, 2009 Classic Stage Company, Brian Kulick Artistic Director, 2004, 2009 Trinity Repertory Theatre, Oskar Eustis Artistic Director, 2003 Public Theatre, Joseph Papp Artistic Director, 1991

Music Theatre Group, Lyn Austin, Artistic Director,1989 Stage West, Timothy Near Artistic Director,1984



New York Foundation for the Arts
Brooklyn Arts Council
Playwrights Center in Minneapolis
Shakespeare's Sister Fellowship at the Lark Theatre Laurents Hatcher Award.



Dramatists Guild, Writers Guild, PEN



Associate Professor of Playwriting and Head of MFA Playwriting
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University 2012-current
Assistant and then Associate Professor and Head of Playwriting and Screenwriting, Purchase College, 2004-2013

MFA in English with a concentration in Playwriting from Brooklyn College, Chair, Mac Wellman, 2006.
Undergraduate studies: NYU School of the Arts in Acting; Empire State College in Theatre