Amy Freed is the author of The Beard of Avon,
Freedomland (both commissioned by South Coast
Rep), The Psychic Life of Savages, and other plays. Her
work has been produced at SCR, New York Theatre Workshop, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory
Theater, the Goodman Theatre, Playwright's Horizons,
Woolly Mammoth, and other theaters around the country.
Her recent play, Safe in Hell, another SCR commission,
received its premiere production in April, 2004, and was
presented at Yale Rep in the fall of 2005. Her newest play,
Restoration Comedy, debuted at Seattle Repertory in December,
2005, and received its Bay Area premiere at the California
Shakespeare Festival. Amy has been the recipient of the Joseph
Kesselring Award, The Charles MacArthur Award, is a several times
winner of the LA Drama Critics Circle Award, and was a Pulitzer
finalist for Freedomland.
Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 7 p.m.
Stanford Writing Center, Basement of Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460)