Susan Bernfield

Susan Bernfield’s (playwright) Tania in the Getaway Van (2014) has been produced by the Huntington as part of the Breaking Ground festival of new plays. Ms. Bernfield's plays include Stretch (a fantasia) (People’s Light & Theatre; New Georges; Ohio Theatre’s Ice Factory Festival; published by Playscripts); Barking Girl (Chrysalis Productions; O’Neill Playwrights Conference); Big Hungry World (First Light Festival/EST); Out From Under It (Vital Theatre; published by Indie Theatre Now); and a solo musical, Tiny Feats of Cowardice (music, Rachel Peters; FringeNYC; Adirondack Theatre Festival).  In addition, she’s developed work at New Harmony Project, Lark Play Development Center, Playwrights Horizons, Magic Theatre, HB Playwrights, among others, and her plays have been finalists for the National New Play Network’s Showcase of New Plays, Bay Area Playwrights Festival and the Playwrights Center’s PlayLabs.  She’s also the founder and producing artistic director of New Georges, a theater company in New York City; in that capacity, she serves on the boards of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, the League of Professional Theatre Women and the LIT Fund.

(As of December 2013)

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