Lindsey Ferrentino

Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York-based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Ugly Lies the Bone is the winner of the 2014 Newman/Woodward Drama Award. The play was developed at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center as part of their 50th Anniversary Season and had a workshop production this past fall at Fordham University. The play was also chosen for Roundabout Theater Company's Underground Reading Series, Premiere Stages New Play Contest, Florida Studio Theater's New Play Festival, and The Great Plains Theater Conference as a Play Lab selection. More recently, Lindsey was granted the 2015 Emerging Writer's commission from South Coast Repertory. Her work has been developed/performed at Atlantic Theater Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, 3LD Art and Technology Center, Manhattan Repertory Theater, and The Marilyn Monroe Theater in New York. Her work has been seen regionally at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, The Alliance Theater in Georgia, The Blank Theater in LA, and The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. She was a 2014 Kendeda Playwright with the Alliance Theater. Ferrentino is a recipient of the Edward Albee Playwriting Fellowship and Residency as well as The Blue Ridge Summer Theater Festival’s Playwriting Fellowship. Her short stories have been published in New York magazine and Aaduna Literary Magazine. She holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, an MFA in playwriting from Hunter College, and is currently pursuing a second master's degree in playwriting at the Yale School of Drama.