Anne Washburn

Anne Washburn's plays include "Mr. Burns," "The Internationalist," "A Devil At Noon," "Apparition," "The Communist Dracula Pageant," "I Have Loved Strangers," "The Ladies," "The Small" and a transadaptation of Euripides' "Orestes." Her work has been produced by 13P, Actors Theater of Louisville, the Almeida, American Repertory Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, Clubbed Thumb, the Civilians, Dixon Place, Ensemble Studio Theater, the Folger, the Gate, Playwrights Horizons, Red Eye, Soho Rep, Studio Theater, Two River Theater Company, Vineyard Theater and Woolly Mammoth. Awards include a Guggenheim, a NYFA Fellowship, a Time Warner Fellowship, a Susan Smith Blackburn finalist, and residencies at MacDowell and Yaddo. She is an associated artist with the Civilians, Clubbed Thumb, New Georges, Chochiqq, and is an alumna of New Dramatists and 13P. Currently commissioned by MTC, Playwrights Horizons, and Yale Rep. "10 out of 12" will be produced this spring by Soho Rep in NYC.

Anne Washburn's articles

With “10 out of 12,” Anne Washburn and Les Waters Take You Inside Tech Week

“The whole thing about a tech is that the designers are all trapped at tables... So, in a way, the degree to which an audience member is trapped in a seat is very much the way the designers are trapped at their stations."

Surviving the Apocalypse with “The Simpsons”

Vanity Fair Columnist Richard Lawson and "Mr. Burns" creators Steve Cosson and Anne Washburn discuss the cartoon that has influenced American humor and political ideology since the late 80s.