Lynn Rosen

Resident Playwright

2014 -- 2021

Lynn’s full-length plays include: The Firebirds Take The Field (Ensemble Studio Theatre/Sloan New Play Commission), Bernhard (UC Santa Barbara LAUNCH PAD commission), In The Blue, Man and Beast (TheatreWorks New Works Festival), Apple Cove (Women’s Project Theater; Todd Mountain Theater Project), Goldor $ Mythyka: A Hero Is Born (commissioned/produced by New Georges), Washed Up On The Potomac (one-act version produced by Centerstage – Baltimore; EST Marathon), Progress In Flying (EST/Sloan Commission), Back From The Front (Working Theater; published in “Out of Time & Place”), and Nighthawks (Studio Theatre; Willow Cabin Theatre; published by Samuel French). Lynn’s work has also been produced/developed by: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Barrington Stage, Red Bull Theater (published in Best of Red Bull Theater’s Short Play Festival anthology), Fault Line Theatre, The Brick, The New Group, Geva, New Harmony Project, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Lark Play Development Center (Writing Fellow), terraNOVA Collective’s Groundbreakers, and The 52nd Street Project. Lynn is co-creator/co-writer of the award-winning comedic web series Darwin, directed by Emmy-winner Carrie Preston. Darwin was named one of the Ten Best Web Series of 2015 by Paste Magazine. Coming up: Bernhard at UCSB, The Firebirds Take The Field at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (Chicago), I Love You with Playing On Air, Washed Up On The Potomac with The Pool, NYC. Lynn grew up in Gary, Ind. and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Theater Arts from Brandeis University.

Playwright Buzz

August 18, 2015

MAN AND BEAST by Lynn Rosen part of TheatreWorks' (Silicon Valley) 2015 New Works Festival

Lynn Rosen's play MAN AND BEAST was directed in TheaterWorks New Works Festival by Director of New Works, Giovanna Sardelli. It featured actors Jeff Binder, KeiLyn Jones, Sarah Overman, Sam Heldt, and Marilet Martinez.

October 19, 2014

EST/Sloan commission THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELD in First Light @ EST

RoughCut Studio Series

In our 6th floor studio workshop, three leading EST playwrights deliver their newest work, book-in-hand, on its feet for the first time.

The Firebirds Take the Field

By Lynn Rosen*

Directed by GT Upchurch

Tuesday November 18th @ 7pm & Wednesday November 19th @ 3pm

July 11, 2014

THE AMAZING AMERICA AUCTION in Hal Hartley film MY AMERICA

My monologue, starring John Ellison Conlee, appears in this funny, moving, beautifully curated film weaving together pieces by 21 talented playwrights, commissioned by CENTERSTAGE. Now streaming on Fandor.

Trailer and info here:
http://www.possiblefilms.com

July 11, 2014

Red Bull Theater's 4th Annual Short New Play Festival

My piece "Hot Pants Button Eye" will be performed by Jeanine Seralles and directed by May Adrales. Many wonderful plays and crazy-good actors, done in whirlwind fashion!

Monday July 14, 7:30pm

Featuring:
MICHELLE BECK • STEVEN BOYER
MIRIAM HYMAN • HEATHER LIND
MARIKO PARKER • PAUL PRYCE
JEANINE SERRALLES • CORY MICHAEL SMITH
SAM TSOUTSOUVAS • AND MORE

In brand new plays by:
DAVID IVES • WILL KENTON • TABIA LAU
BRIDGETTE DUTTA PORTMAN • LYNN ROSEN
TOM ROWAN • JAMES STILL • ANNE WASHBURN

Directed by MAY ADRALES and EVAN YIONOULIS

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