Eleanor Burgess

Playwright, Screenwriter


2017-2018: 2050 Fellowship at New York Theatre Workshop

2017-2018: Member of The Civilians' R&D Group

The Washington Post calls The Niceties "scintillating… gripping… destined to be staged everywhere… a vituperative battle of wills, complexly and entertainingly rendered.”

CHILL Workshop at Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Such a pleasure to spend the weekend back in Massachusetts workshopping CHILL with fabulous director Megan Sandberg-Zakian, and the whole team at Merrimack Rep. Sean Daniels is doing amazing stuff there and it was great to be in the thick of it. Also such a pleasure to workshop a play about Massachusetts in Massachusetts. Now to get the play's 90s hip hop soundtrack out of my head...