LUCY THURBERJuvenile Delinquent
Lucy Thurber is the author of twelve plays: Where We’re Born, Ashville, Scarcity, Killers and Other Family, Stay, Bottom of The World, Monstrosity, Dillingham City, The Locus, Perry Street, The Insurgents and Transfers. Upcoming: Transfers at MCC Theatre 2017/18 Season. Transfers was part of The New York Stage and Film 2016 Powerhouse Season, also in the summer of 2016: Orpheus in The Berkshires at The Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Insurgents was produced at Labyrinth Theater Company and Contemporary American Theater Festival. Her five play cycle The Hill Town Plays was produced Off-Broadway by Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater in-conjunction with The Cherry Lane Theater, The Axis Theater, and The New Ohio Theatre. Lucy’s theatrical homes are Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater, The Atlantic Theater, Labyrinth Theater, New Dramatists and The Lark. Lucy wrote the text for Quixote, conceived and directed by Lear deBessonet, a site-specific performance with the Psalters made for and with The Broad Street Community; also with Lear deBessonet and produced by 13P, Monstrosity. Lucy is published by Dramatists Play Service. She is an alumni of New Dramatists, A member of 13P, Labyrinth Theater Company, Rising Phoenix Rep, and New Neighborhood. She got to spend an amazing time with Sundance Theatre at UCROSS in Wyoming and Lucy has been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, The Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Houses on The Moon, Yale Rep, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and A.C.T. She is the recipient of Manhattan Theatre Club Playwriting Fellowship, the first Gary Bonasorte Memorial Prize for Playwriting, a proud recipient of a Lilly Award, an OBIE Award for The Hill Town Plays, and The Helen Merrill Distinguished Playwriting Award. Lucy is the head of Graduate Playwriting at The New School in NYC.