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Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor Burgess' work has been produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, Huntington Theatre Company, the Alliance Theatre, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company, and Centenary Stage, and developed with The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, the Hermitage Artists Retreat, the Lark Play Development Center, and the Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop. She’s been a member of the Page 73 writers’ group and The Civilians’ R&D Group, and the recipient of a 2050 Fellowship, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an EST/Sloan commission, and a Huntington Playwriting Fellowship. She grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts and studied history at Yale College and Dramatic Writing at NYU/Tisch.