Playwright alum Laura Neill’s play I Love You Elizabeth Warren has been announced by Portland Stage Company as the 2022 Clauder Competition State Winner for Massachusetts. Congratulations, Laura!
Playwright alum Laura Neill’s one-act Funtown is now published by YouthPLAYS. Congratulations, Laura!
Break a leg to playwright alum Laura Neill and students at San Antonio’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy as they embark on the University Interscholastic League’s One-Act Play contest (in which similarly-sized Texas high schools are adjudicated on their presentation of an 18-40 minute play) with Laura’s Funtown!
Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is on The Kilroys’ 2019 list of 33 most recommended un- and underproduced new plays by woman, trans, and non-binary authors of color. Laura Neill’s Winter People (produced here at BPT last season) made the list of honorable mentions!
Playwright alums Zayd Dohrn and Laura Neill are headed to the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center! The O’Neill’s founding program presents eight new works this summer season by a broad mix of brand new, mid-career, and established artists. The plays were chosen from 1,416 plays received through the O’Neill’s open submissions process. […]
Part two of my conversation with Winter People playwright Laura Neill about her play, collaboration, and the challenges along the way. I love what you said about collaboration, about the end result belonging to the whole team of artists behind it. At what point in your process is it useful to pull others in? Are […]
Review from The New England Theatre Geek Winter People and playwright Laura Neill aren’t taking any of your establishment bullshit. This play challenges how we view play production. It takes great risk with even greater success. It is well written and should be viewed by as many developing and established artists as possible. It breaks […]
Winter People playwright Laura Neill and I talk about her new play, endings, collaboration, and more. Tell me a little bit about ‘Winter People.’ Winter People begins with a huge Hamptons mansion burning to the ground in the middle of winter. Five local families’ lives are disrupted and potentially destroyed as the fire sets off […]
The first performance of Winter People is one week from today. Pay-What-You-Can Previews (min. $10) on 12/6 and 12/7! Tickets
Alumni playwrights MJ Halberstadt and Laura Neill have been selected from among 40 applicants to develop an original Boston-centric play as part of SpeakEasy Stage Company’s The Boston Project. They will join returning Boston Project playwright Phaedra Michelle Scott. The three Boston Project playwrights will each receive a commission and have nine months to write […]