Carson Kreitzer

CARSON KREITZER’s plays include, SELF DEFENSE or death of some salesmen, 1:23, Flesh and the Desert, The Slow Drag (New York and London), Freakshow, Dead Wait, Take My Breath Away, featured in BAM's 1997 Next Wave Festival, and The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer which won the Lois and Richard Rosenthal New Play Prize, the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg New Play Citation, the Barrie Stavis Award,. Her plays have been produced or developed by the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the Public Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, the Guthrie Theater, Portland Center Stage, Perishable Theatre, Clubbed Thumb, New Georges, Mabou Mines, Frank Theatre, the Actors Gang, and Next Theatre, among others. She is currently working with composer Matt Gould on a musical inspired by art deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, commissioned by Yale Rep through Full Stage USA, a program of New Dramatists and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and a commission for Marin Theater and the National New Play Network. BA: Yale University. MFA: Michener Center for Writers, UT Austin. Behind the Eye, her new play about surrealist muse and WWII combat photographer Lee Miller, premiered at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park last April, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, and supported by a grant from the NEA New Play Development Program. More information at

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