Genne Murphy

Giantess (PlayPenn, 2015)

Genne Murphy is a Philadelphia native, playwright and arts educator. Her plays include Giantess; Hope Street And Other Lonely Places (2011 Eugene O’Neill finalist, 2012 Azuka Theatre production); Outside The Wire (shortlist, 2013 BBC International Radio Play Competition); Sea Witch, and The Skinny Killer Inside: A Fat Rage Play. Her work has been produced and/or developed at Azuka Theatre, PlayPenn Conference, Great Plains Theater Conference, Philly Fringe, San Francisco PlayGround, Yale School of Drama, Theater Masters, and Primary Stages/New York Stage and Film through the Leah Ryan’s Fund. Genne is the winner of the 2016 Leah Ryan prize and was on the shortlist for the 2013 BBC International Radio Play Competition. Currently she is pursuing her MFA in Playwriting at Yale School of Drama.