Theresa Rebeck is a widely produced playwright. New York productions include Seminar (Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Nomination), The Understudy, Mauritius, The Scene (Dramalogue Nomination), The Water’s Edge, Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection, Spike Heels, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann, View of the Dome, and Omnium Gatherum (co-written, Pulitzer finalist). Publications include her Collected Plays (Volumes I, II, and III) and Free Fire Zone, all with Smith & Kraus, and two novels, Three Girls and Their Brother and Twelve Rooms with a View, with Random House/Shaye Areheart Books.
Produced feature films include Harriet the Spy, Gossip, and the independent features Sunday on the Rocks and Seducing Charlie Barker (adapted from her play The Scene). Awards include the Writer’s Guild of America Award for Episodic Drama and a Peabody Award for her work on “NYPD Blue.” She has also won the National Theatre Conference Award, the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award, the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award, an Alex Award and a Lilly Award. She is the creator of the NBC drama, “SMASH.”
Ms. Rebeck is a Contributing Editor to the Harvard Review, an Associate Artist of the Roundabout Theatre Company. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Lark and believe it or not she is the Treasurer of the Dramatist Guild. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jess and two children, Cooper and Cleo.