Playwright, Theresa Rebeck
Theresa Rebeck's many plays have been widely produced on and off Broadway, regionally and internationally. This fall, her fourth Broadway play, Bernhardt/Hamlet, premiered on Broadway and her play Downstairs opened at Primary Stages starring Tim Daly and Tyne Daly. Other Broadway works include Dead Accounts; Seminar and Mauritius. Other notable NY and regional plays include Seared, The Water's Edge, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann and Spike Heels (Second Stage), Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection and Our House (Playwrights Horizons), The Understudy (Roundabout Theatre Company), View of the Dome (New York Theatre Workshop), What We’re Up Against (Women’s Project), Omnium Gatherum (Pulitzer Prize Finalist).
As a director, her work has been seen at The Alley Theater of Houston, Dorset Theater Festival, the Orchard Project and the Folger Shakespeare Theater. She recently wrote and directed the independent feature Trouble, starring Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman and David Morse. In television, she is best known for her work on NYPD Blue and for creating the NBC series Smash. As a novelist, Rebeck’s books include Three Girls and Their Brother and I'm Glad About You.
Rebeck is the recipient of the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award, the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award, a Lilly Award and more.