Eleanor Burgess

Playwright, Screenwriter


The Niceties runs August 31 - October 7 at Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, October 12 - November 25 at Manhattan Theatre Club in New York, and January 11 - February 10 at McCarter Theatre Center in New Jersey.

“Top 10 of 2017! A barnburner of a play… One of the best plays I’ve seen about who gets to tell the story of America, and how.” - The Washington Post

Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop

Just returned from an awesome week at the Kennedy Center, workshopping START DOWN through the National New Play Network MFA Playwrights Workshop, with Celise Kalke from the Alliance and director Michael Rau. Amazing what a great cast and smart collaborators will do for your revision process.