Phoebe Eaton
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What I do:
Playwright-screenwriter-investigative journalist
A little more about me:
Phoebe Eaton is an award-winning playwright-screenwriter- investigative feature writer for the New York Times, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, the New York Observer, Harper’s Bazaar, British GQ, The Daily Beast, et al., her work also published in the Observer (UK) and in the Saturday Telegraph Magazine. A member of the Actors Studio Playwrights-Directors Unit, she was a 2017 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation playwright fellow and a semi-finalist for 2018's LaBute New Theater Festival with her short one-act GOOD PEOPLE (new full-length: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE AMAZON: Goodman Theatre literary manager Jonathan L. Green: “A sharp analysis of contemporary society. Dialogue is snappy and distinctive.”). Her full-length London-set play, WOMAN DESCENDING A STAIRCASE, is a 2017-18 Woodward/Newman Drama Award finalist. ("From hundreds of plays, yours was selected by our committee as being among the best of the best. That's no small feat.") Playwrights Horizons literary director Sarah Lunnie: "A yearning and melancholic drama, rendered in lovely precise language." Her play PAN was shortlisted for the 2016 Stanley Drama Award. O’Neill Conference 2016 citation: “Our readers expressed great admiration for PAN.” Playwrights Horizons literary manager Sarah Lunnie: “A linguistically rich and endlessly clever comedy of manners.” ACTRESS/WAITRESS/ MODEL/'HO tracks a woman’s path to sex work (New Georges new-play advocate: “Great fun.”) Scriptapalooza TV Writing prize ("Breaking Bad" episode). Japan Society Fellow 2003 (interviewed yakuza). 2017-18 Press Club Award for Mexican cartel reporting. Dramatists Guild. B.A. English Language and Literature University of Chicago.
Projects I’m working on:
Various and sundry.
Personal Website/CV:

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