Donate Now
Featured Playwrights

Jen Silverman

Jen Silverman

2016-17 PoNY Fellow

Jen Silverman is a New York-based playwright and writer. Her theater work includes The Moors (Yale Repertory Theatre, off-Broadway with The Playwrights Realm, Red Stitch Theatre in Australia, Susan Smith Blackburn finalist); Phoebe in Winter (Off-off Broadway with Clubbed Thumb); The Roommate (Actor’s Theatre of Louisville world premiere, South Coast Repertory, upcoming at Williamstown Theatre Festival featuring S. Epatha Merkerson and Jane Kaczmarek, upcoming at Steppenwolf directed by Phylicia Rashad); The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane (InterAct Theatre: Barrymore Award, Steinberg Award citation); Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Boops (Woolly Mammoth, The Theater @ Boston Court, Antic Face in London); and All the Roads Home (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Jen is a member of New Dramatists, a Core Writer at the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis, and has developed work with the O’Neill, New York Theatre Workshop, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Playpenn, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Portland Center Stage, The Ground Floor Residency at Berkeley Rep, and the Royal Court in London among other places. She’s a two-time MacDowell fellow, former member of Youngblood at EST, recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant, the Helen Merrill Award, an LMCC Fellowship, and the Yale Drama Series Award. She is the 2016-2017 Playwrights of New York (PoNY) Fellow at The Lark. She has a two-book deal with Random House for a collection of stories and a novel, and is writing a feature film with Crystal Moselle (director of The Wolfpack). Education: Brown, Iowa Playwrights Workshop, Juilliard. More info: www.jensilverman.com


last edited 4/7/2017

Jen Silverman Events
R & J
Blinding
Blinding
KIND
Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Reading Series 2017
In the Time of Volcano
divider
divider
OpenClosed