Kara Lee Corthron

Kara Lee Corthron
Welcome to Fear City (PlayPenn, 2017)
Etched in Skin on a Sunlit Night (PlayPenn, 2010)

Kara Lee Corthron’s plays include AliceGraceAnon (New Georges), Holly Down in Heaven (Forum Theatre, DC), Listen for the Light (Know Theatre, Cincinnati 2017), Etched in Skin on a Sunlit Night (PlayPenn, InterAct, Philadelphia) and Welcome to Fear City (Contemporary American Theater Fesival, Kilroys 2016, PlayPenn,). She’s the author of the young-adult novel, The Truth of Right Now, Simon & Schuster 2017. Awards: proud member of New Dramatists, 2012-2014 Women’s Project Time-Warner Fellowship, Vineyard Theatre’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, Princess Grace Award, two NEA grants, Helen Merrill Award, Lincoln Center’s Lecomte du Nouy Prize (three-time recipient), four MacDowell fellowships, residencies at Bogliasco Foundation (Italy), Skriðuklaustur (Iceland), Hawthornden (Scotland), and the Millay Colony. TV: NBC’s Kings (2008-2009). Juilliard alumna.

Photo credit: Jody Christopherson