Lindsey Ferrentino Biography

 
Bio:
Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Her latest play UGLY LIES THE BONE will be given a world premiere off Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Underground (2015). UGLY LIES THE BONE is the recipient ... (read more)
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Bio:
Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Her latest play UGLY LIES THE BONE will be given a world premiere off Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Underground (2015). UGLY LIES THE BONE is the recipient ... (read more)

Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set.

Her latest play UGLY LIES THE BONE will be given a world premiere off Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Underground (2015).

UGLY LIES THE BONE is the recipient of the 2015 Laurents/Hatcher Citation of Excellence and is the winner of the Paul Newman Drama Award. The play also has upcoming productions at The Bloomington Playwrights Project and Fordham University. Ugly Lies the Bone was developed at The National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and was included in the reading series at: Roundabout Theater Company, Premiere Stages, Florida Studio Theater, and The Great Plains Theater Conference.

More recently, Lindsey Ferrentino has been granted the 2015 emerging writer's commission from South Coast Repertory.

Lindsey was a 2014 Kendeda playwright with The Alliance Theater. Her work has been developed/performed at Atlantic Theater Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, 3LD Art and Technology Center, Manhattan Repertory Theater, and The Marilyn Monroe Theater in New York. Her work has been seen regionally at The Kennedy Center in DC, The Alliance Theater in Georgia, The Blank Theater in LA, and The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Ferrentino is a recipient of the Edward Albee Playwriting Fellowship and Residency as well as Blue Ridge Playwriting Fellowship. Her short stories have been published in New York Magazine and Aaduna Literary Magazine.

She holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, an MFA in playwriting from Hunter College, and is currently pursuing a second master's degree in playwriting at The Yale School of Drama. ?

Lindsey Ferrentino Awards and Nominations

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - John Gassner Award
Lindsey Ferrentino, Amy and the Orphans
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - John Gassner Playwrighting Award (Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Lindsey Ferrentino, Ugly Lies the Bone