Eleanor Burgess

Playwright, Screenwriter

News

The Niceties runs through April 22nd at Portland Stage

The Niceties will be part of the 2018-2019 season at the Huntington and the McCarter

Currently a 2050 Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a member of The Civilians' R&D Group, and a part of I73

The Niceties is one of The Washington Post's top ten "Favorite Things in 2017 Theater"

Bio

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Eleanor Burgess's work has been produced at the McCarter Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, the Alliance Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company, and Centenary Stage, and developed at Manhattan Theatre Club, The New Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, the Lark Play Development Center, and the Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop. She’s currently a 2050 Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a part of The Civilians’ R&D Group, and a member of Page 73’s writers’ group, I73. She has previously been the recipient of a Huntington Playwriting Fellowship, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an EST/Sloan commission, a Keen Teens Commission, and the Susan Glaspell Award for Women Playwrights. She grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts, studied history at Yale College, and recently completed the M.F.A in Dramatic Writing at NYU/Tisch.