Jacqueline Goldfinger


Room 518, Annenberg Center for Performing Arts


Jacqueline Goldfinger’s play The Arsonists had a National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere (Azuka Theatre, Perseverance Theatre, Know Theatre, Capital Stage, Benchmark Theatre) in 2017–18. Her plays have been developed and produced at theaters including the Kennedy Center, Orlando Shakespeare, La MaMa, New Georges, Vermont Stage, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Public, the Blank, InterAct Theatre, Emerson Stage, Manhattan Theatre Works, Theatre Exile, 1812 Productions, Arden Theatre, Flashpoint Theatre, NY International Fringe Festival, and FringeArts. Her awards include Yale-Horn Drama Prize, Smith Prize, Barrymore Award for Outstanding New Play, a Philadelphia Critics Award for Best Play, and the Brown Martin Award. She has been nominated twice for the Weissberger Award and the Blackburn Prize, and was the 2016 runner up for the Leah Ryan Prize. Her work has been supported by NEA ArtWorks, PlayPenn, Yaddo, the Lark, the Independence Foundation, Kenyon Playwrights Conference, and the Sewanee Writers Conference. She’s represented by Abrams Artists Agency. 

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