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Amy Freed

Playwright

AMY FREED is the author of Restoration ComedyThe Beard of Avon, Freedomland, Safe in Hell, The Psychic Life of Savages and other plays. Her work has been produced at South Coast Repertory Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory Theater, Yale Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, Berkeley Rep, the Goodman, Playwright's Horizons, Woolly Mammoth and other theaters around the country. Her most recent play, You, Nero debuted at South Coast Rep in January 2009, and was produced at Berkeley Rep in June of that year. Her latest play, Right to the Top will have its first reading at the Pacific Playwright’s Festival in April, 2010. Freed has been the recipient of the Joseph Kesselring Award, the Charles MacArthur Playwriting Award, is a several times winner of the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award, and was a Pulitzer finalist for Freedomland. She is Artist-in-Residence in the Drama Department of Stanford University. She has been Playwright-in-Residence for South Coast Rep, and recently served as Playwright-in-Residence for San Diego's Old Globe Theater. (As of 2010)

Appears in
Freedomland