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Jaclyn Backhaus

Jaclyn Backhaus hails from Phoenix, Arizona. Her recent works include Set in the Living Room of a Small Town American Play and You On The Moors Now for Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, the podcast “People Doing Math” (Under the Radar at The Public), and the upcoming Bull’s Hollow Trilogy (in development with Ars Nova). She has developed work with Playwrights Horizons, the Ice Factory Festival, (not just) 3 New Plays, The Civilians R&D Group, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Bonnaroo. She is the 2016 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence at Clubbed Thumb and the co-founder of Fresh Ground Pepper.


More Reviews


In Process: Jaclyn Backhaus

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus chats with us about the shortcomings of mainstream storytelling, and how plays like ‘Men On Boats’ can change that narrative.


On Collaborating

Adam Greenfield (Playwrights Associate Artistic Director) and Maria Striar (Clubbed Thumb Producing Artistic Director) discuss their mutual love for Jaclyn Backhaus, how they came to discover ‘Men On Boats,’ and the unique partnership between our theaters.