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Michelle Carter

is a two-time recipient of the PEN USA Award in Drama


She has also received the Susan Glaspell Award, the Ebell Playwright Prize, the PEN West Award, Backstage West's Garland Award, a Susan Smith Blackburn Prize nomination, and a Kesselring Prize nomination.  She's held residencies at Berkeley Repertory Theater (Ground Floor), the Donmar Warehouse in London, the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, and the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown.  Her plays have been produced and developed at Playwrights Horizons, Moscow Art Theater, Centenary Stage Company, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Clurman Theatre, Abingdon Theatre, Shotgun Players, Aurora Theatre, the Magic Theatre, Symmetry Theatre, Just Theater, Crowded Fire, AlterTheater, the Women's Playwriting Festival, the Unplugged Festival, the New York Summer Play Festival, Grimeborn Opera Festival in London, and the New Work Festival in L.A.  Music theater and dance theater projects include: DREAMSPIEL, a Ukulele Opera (libretto, lyrics) with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain: Arcola Theatre, London.  AFTER ALL, Part I, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (Erika Chong Shuch, choreographer/director). THE LUCKY ONE (Shotgun Players).  She has published plays with Dramatic Publishing, many short stories and essays, and a novel with Penguin Books. 


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