Masha Obolensky

MASHA OBOLENSKY’s plays have been produced by TimeLine Theatre (Not Enough Air, Chicago, Joseph Jefferson nominee for Best New Work), The Nora Theatre Company (Not Enough Air, Cambridge, the Boston Globe 10 Best of 2010), Arts Emerson (Building a Character, Boston), the Kennedy Center (Girls Play, Washington, DC), Access Theatre (Natasha and Andrei, NYC), Here Arts Center (Historic Beauty, NYC), Source Festival DC (Girls Play), Samuel French OOB Festival (Girls Play), and the Boston Theater Marathon (Girls Play). She has an MA from Emerson College and an MFA from Boston University. Masha received the 2010 Pen New England Discovery Award and is currently a Huntington Theatre Playwriting Fellow. She was a recent recipient of a 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship (finalist), the 2010 Kennedy Center Michael Kanin Award, the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, and the Robert Pinsky Global Playwriting Fellowship. Girls Play will be published in two upcoming anthologies. The full-length version, The Girl Problem, was awarded a 2010 WordBRIDGE fellowship.