Sarah Ruhl


LCT: ​How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, The Oldest Boy, In the Next Room or the vibrator play (Pulitzer Prize finalist), The Clean House (Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize). Other plays include For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday; 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); Melancholy Play; Eurydice; Orlando; Late, A Cowboy Song. Her plays have been produced around the country and internationally, translated into 14 languages. Her book of essays, 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write, was published by Faber and Faber. Awards: Steinberg Distinguished Playwright, Helen Merrill Emerging Playwrights, Whiting Writers’, MacArthur Fellowship, Lily, PEN Center for a mid-career playwright awards. Education: MFA, Brown University (with Paula Vogel). An alumna of New Dramatists and 13P. Teaches at the Yale School of Drama. 

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