Wendy Wasserstein

Wendy Wasserstein

Wendy Wasserstein was an American playwright. She received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play The Heidi Chronicles (Plymouth Theatre). Other Broadway works include The Sisters Rosensweig (Ethel Barrymore Theatre) and An American Daughter (Cort Theatre).

Off-Broadway works include Third and Old Money (Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater), Love’s Fire (Newman Theatre), Uncommon Women and Others, Orchards, and Isn’t it Romantic (Lucille Lortel Theatre), and Urban Blight (N.Y.C. Center Stage). Regional works include Psyche in Love (Arena Stage), Tender Offer (Gaithersburg Arts Barn), A New Approach to Human Sacrifice (Circle Repertory), Medea (Darkhorse Theatre), Miami (Playwrights Horizons), Pamela’s First Musical (New World Stages), To T or Not to T (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and Workout (Bainbridge Performing Arts).

She wrote the screenplays for Tender Offer and Object of My Affection.