Sarah Ruhl

Sarah Ruhl is an American playwright. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for a distinguished American playwright in mid-career. 

Her plays include her Broadway debut, In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award-nominee for Best New Play (Lyceum Theatre); The Oldest Boy and The Clean House, Pulitzer Prize-finalist and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner (Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre); Passion Play, a Cycle, Pen American and Fourth Freedom Forum Playwriting Awards (Arena Stage); Stage Kiss and Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Helen Hayes Award-winner (Playwrights Horizons)Eurydice (2econd Stage); Orlando, adapted from original by Virginia Wolfe (Classic Stage)Virtual Meditations #1 (Actors Theatre of Louisville)Melancholy Play and Late: A Cowboy Song (Piven Theatre); Demeter in the City (Cornerstone Theater); Dear Elizabeth (Yale Repertory); and Three Sisters, translated from original by Anton Chekov (Cincinnati Playhouse).