Rachel's critically acclaimed play, SMUDGE, directed by Pam MacKinnon, premiered at Women's Project. Her play ARCHAEOLOGY premiered at Kitchen Theatre in April 2009. Other
plays include THE WEIGHT OF PAPER and DISAPPEARANCE CONUNDRUM. Her plays have been produced by Vital Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre, Spring TheatreWorks, NY Int'l Fringe Festival, Brooklyn Rep and Cal Arts University. Rachel has short pieces published in two editions of New Monologues for Women, By Women (Heinemann), and on the back covers of about 25 children's books. Rachel received two Emmy Awards for her work as a staff writer for THE DAILY SHOW with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central. She is currently a writer for PARKS AND RECREATION, created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur and featuring Amy Poehler. She received her B.A. in English and Theatre from Williams College, and her M.F.A. in Playwriting from UCSD.