Molly Smith Metzler is the author of Elemeno Pea (South Coast Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville-Humana Festival), Close Up Space (Manhattan Theatre Club, Susan Smith Blackburn finalist),Carve (Tristan Bates Theatre-London), Training Wisteria (Cherry Lane Mentor Project, The Kennedy Center KCACTF) and her newest play, The May Queen (Chautauqua Theatre Company). Molly’s work has been developed by The O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Williamstown Theater Festival, Playwrights Horizons, Ars Nova Play Group, Primary Stages, SPF, and many more. Molly holds graduate degrees from Boston University, NYU Tisch, and The Juilliard School, where she was a two-time recipient of the Le Comte du Nouy Prize from Lincoln Center. She is currently under commission at South Coast Rep, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, and Manhattan Theatre Club.