Sarah Ruhl


LCT: In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (Pulitzer Prize finalist); The Clean House (Pulitzer Prize finalist, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize). Other plays include Stage Kiss; Dear Elizabeth; Passion Play, a cycle (Pen American Award, The Fourth Freedom Forum Playwriting Award from The Kennedy Center); Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play); Melancholy Play; Eurydice; Orlando; Late: a cowboy song. In addition to LCT, her plays have been produced around the country and internationally, translated into 14 languages. Her new book of essays, 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write, was published by Faber and Faber. Awards: Helen Merrill Emerging Playwrights Award, Whiting Writers’ Award, MacArthur Fellowship, Lily Award, PEN Center Award for a mid-career playwright. Education: M.F.A., Brown University (with Paula Vogel). Alumna of New Dramatists and 13P. Teaches at Yale School of Drama.

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