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

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...