SYLVIA KHOURY

is a New York-born writer of French and Lebanese descent. She is currently under commission from Lincoln Center, Williamstown Theater Festival and Noor Theatre/Pop Culture Collab. Awards include the L. Arnold Weissberger Award and Jay Harris Commission and a Citation of Excellence from the Laurents/Hatcher Awards.  She is a member of EST/ Youngblood and a previous member of the 2018-2019 Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop at The Lark and the 2016-2018 WP Lab. Her plays have been developed at Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theater Festival, Eugene O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference, Roundabout Theater Underground, Lark Playwrights’ Week, EST/Youngblood, and WP Theater. She holds a BA from Columbia University and an MFA from the New School for Drama. She is a fourth-year student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

SELLING KABUL
PLAYS:

2W, 2M

UPCOMING: New York Premiere: Playwrights Horizons,  2021, dir. Tyne Rafaeli

World Premiere: Williamstown Theater Festival, July 2019, dir. Tyne Rafaeli 

L. Arnold Weissberger Award and Jay Harris Commission, 2018

Citation of Excellence, Laurents/Hatcher Award, 2018

Spring Reading Festival at New Group, 2018 

Kilroys List 2017

Noor Theater Reading at NYTW, 2017

DNA New Works Reading at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017

POWER STRIP

For professional inquiries,

contact Ally Shuster at CAA:

ally.shuster@caa.com 

2W, 2M

World Premiere: LCT3, October-November 2019, dir. Tyne Rafaeli

Playwrights Horizons Reading, May 2018 

Pipeline Festival Reading, Womens’ Project, April 2018

THE PLACE WOMEN GO

4W 

Colt Couer/WP Theater Parity Plays Reading, Feb. 2019

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE

2W, 7M

Ensemble Studio Theater Premiere, Feb. 2018

Kilroys List 2017 (finalist)

Kilroys List 2016

Lark Playwrights’ Week, 2016

O'Neill Theater Conference, 2016

Roundabout Underground Reading Series, 2016

NNPN National Showcase of New Plays, 2016

MFA Playwrights’ Workshop at the Kennedy Center, 2015