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Lucy Thurber


Lucy Thurber is the author of seven plays: WHERE WE’RE BORN, ASHVILLE, SCARCITY, KILLERS AND OTHER FAMILY, STAY, BOTTOM OF THE WORLD, and MONSTROSITY. Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has produced three of her plays: WHERE WE’RE BORN, KILLERS AND OTHER FAMILY, and STAY. The Atlantic Theater Company opened their ’07 season with her play SCARCITY. Her play BOTTOM OF THE WORLD was workshopped by WET at The Eugene O’Neill Playwrights’ Center, was part of the first Tribeca Theater Festival and received a workshop at The Public Theater. MONSTROSITY was workshopped at Encore Theatre. She was the recipient of the 2000/2001 Manhattan Theatre Club playwriting fellowship. She was a guest artist at The Perseverance Theater twice, where she helped to adapt both “Moby Dick” and DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS. She has had readings and workshops at Manhattan Theatre Club, The New Group, Primary Stages, MCC, Encore Theatre in San Francisco, PlayPenn, Williamstown, New River Dramatists, and SOHO Rep. Her ten-minute play DINNER is published in a collection called “Not So Sweet, 16 plays from SOHO Rep’s 10-Minute Play Festival.” Her produced plays are published by Dramatists Play Service. Lucy is a member of MCC Playwrights’ Coalition, Primary Stages writing group, 13P, and New Dramatists. She is currently writing a new play under commission from Playwrights Horizons.