|Passion Play (Sarah Ruhl)||In the Next Room, or the vibrator play||Eurydice|
|Dead Man's Cell Phone||Clean House, The||Stage Kiss (Ruhl)|
|Dear Elizabeth||Oldest Boy, The: A Play in Three Ceremonies||How to Transcend a Happy Marriage|
|For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday|
Sarah Ruhl’s plays include For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, The Oldest Boy, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, The Clean House, Passion Play, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Melancholy Play; Eurydice; Orlando, Late: a cowboy song, Dear Elizabeth and Stage Kiss.
She has been a two-time Pulitzer prize finalist and a Tony award nominee. Her plays have been produced on Broadway at the Lyceum by Lincoln Center Theater, off-Broadway at Playwrights’ Horizons, Second Stage, and at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater. Her plays have been produced regionally all over the country, often with premiers at Yale Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, the Goodman Theater, and the Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago. Her plays have also been produced internationally and have been translated into over twelve languages.
Originally from Chicago, Ms. Ruhl received her M.F.A. from Brown University where she studied with Paula Vogel. She has received the Susan Smith Blackburn award, the Whiting award, the Lily Award, a PEN award for mid-career playwrights, and the MacArthur "genius" award. Her book of essays 100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write was published by Faber and Faber last fall and named a Times notable book of the year. You can read more about her work on www.SarahRuhlplaywright.com.
She teaches at the Yale School of Drama, and she lives in Brooklyn with her family.