Stagecraft: Eleanor Burgess, author of “The Niceties”


The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway.


Guest: Eleanor Burgess
Eleanor Burgess’s work has been produced at McCarter Theatre Center, Huntington Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Merrimack Rep, Portland Stage Company and Centenary Stage; and developed with The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, Hermitage Artists Retreat, Lark Play Development Center and The Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop. She’s been a member of Page 73’s writers’ group Interstate 73 and The Civilians’ R&D Group; and the recipient of a 2050 Fellowship, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an EST/Sloan commission and a Huntington Playwriting Fellowship. She grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts and has studied history at Yale College and Dramatic Writing at NYU/Tisch.

The Niceties @ Manhattan Theatre Club, Stage II
On sale thru Nov 18, 2018
Tickets: $35

The Niceties is part of The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series. Produced in association with Huntington Theatre Company and McCarter Theatre Center.


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JAN SIMPSON is the Director of the Arts and Culture Journalism Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, and also writes for TDF Stages, American Theater and has her own blog at Broadway & Me.




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