Brooke Berman's work has been produced at Primary Stages, The Second Stage, The Play Company, Steppenwolf Theatre (Chicago); The Humana Festival (Louisville), WET, New Georges and Naked Angels; and developed at places including MCC, Naked Angels, Williamstown Theater Festival, Pentabus Theatre in the UK, The National Theatre Studio in London, The Royal Court Theatre in London, ASK Theater Projects, The O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Cape Cod Theater Project, HERE, The Womens' Project, The Children's Theatre Company (MN), The Denver Center Theater Company, the Hourglass Group and others. She has been the recipient of a Berilla Kerr Award, a Helen Merrill Award, two Francesca Primus Awards, two Lecompte du Nouy awards and a commissioning grant from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. Ms. Berman has received support for her work from the Macdowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo and commissions from CTC in Minneapolis and Arielle Tepper Productions in New York.
Ms. Berman's memoir No Place Like Home was published by Random House in 2010 and named one of Elle.com's Top Ten Summer Reads and "Brilliant and Highbrow" by New York Magazine's "Approval Matrix." Her short film, All Saints Day, directed by Will Frears played the festival circuit and won Best Narrative Short at the Savannah Film Festival. She is a member of PEN, the Dramatists Guild, the MCC Playwrights Coalition and an alumna of New Dramatists, where she served on the Board of Directors. Ms. Berman spent five years as the Director of the Playwrights Lab for the MCC Youth Company where she taught playwriting to New York City public high school students. Ms. Berman is a proud graduate of The Juilliard School and she attended Barnard College.
More information is available at: www.brookeberman.net