Lucy Thurber


Lucy Thurber is a TV/Film Writer and OBIE Award-winning Playwright. She has written films and/or tv episodes for networks and streaming services including HBO, Amazon, AMC, Hulu, and Starz, among others. Lucy is the author of numerous plays including Where We’re Born, Ashville, Scarcity, Killers and Other Family, Transfers, and many others. Her work has been produced by places like MCC, Williamstown, Labyrinth Theater Company, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater, The Axis Theater, and The New Ohio Theatre, The Atlantic Theater and numerous others.

Lucy is published by Dramatists Play Service. She is an alumni of New Dramatists, a member of 13P, Labyrinth Theater Company, Rising Phoenix Rep, and New Neighborhood. Lucy has been commissioned by Steppenwolf Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, The Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Houses on The Moon, Yale Rep, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and A.C.T. She is the recipient of Manhattan Theatre Club’s Playwriting Fellowship, the first Gary Bonasorte Memorial Prize for Playwriting, the Helen Merrill Award, a LILLY Award and an OBIE Award for The Hill Town Plays. Lucy was formerly the head of Graduate Playwriting at The New School. She has taught writing classes for NYU/Tisch, Columbia, Sarah Lawrence College, Primary Stages, and MCC Theatre.