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Brooke Berman
Playwright

2011, My New Best Friend


Brooke Berman’s plays have been produced and developed across the US at theaters including: Primary Stages, The Second Stage, Steppenwolf, The Play Company, Soho Rep, Williamstown Theater Festival, Naked Angels, MCC, New Dramatists, New Georges, WET, SPF, The Hourglass Group, The Bay Area Playwrights Foundation and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.  In the UK, her work has been developed at The Royal Court Theatre, The National Theatre Studio and Pentabus. Her plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Playscripts, Backstage Books and Smith & Kraus.

Brooke is the recipient of a Berilla Kerr Award, a Helen Merrill Award, two Francesca Primus Awards, two LeCompte du Nuoy awards and a commissioning grant from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. She recently completed a seven-year residency at New Dramatists, where she served on the Board of Directors and developed countless plays. She has received support for her work from the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo and commissions from Arielle Tepper roductions and Childrens Theatre Company in Minneapolis.

Her memoir NO PLACE LIKE HOME was published by Random House in 2010 and called both “Highbrow” and “Brilliant” by New York Magazine’s Approval Matrix.

More information is avaible at: www.brookeberman.net