is a New York-born writer of French and Lebanese descent.
She is currently under commission from Lincoln Center, Williamstown Theater Festival and Seattle Repertory Theater.
Awards include the 2021 Whiting Award for Drama, 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 2020-2021 Noor Theatre/Pop Culture Collab Cohort, 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, an MFA from the New School for Drama and an MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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
For professional inquiries,
contact Ally Shuster at CAA:
World Premiere: LCT3, October-November 2019, dir. Tyne Rafaeli
Playwrights Horizons Reading, May 2018
Pipeline Festival Reading, Womens’ Project, April 2018
AGAINST THE HILLSIDE
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