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, a 2019 Writers Guild East MINY Writers Room finalist, a 2018 Imagine [Entertainment] Impact Content Accelerator finalist (top 1% of 4,000 applicants), and 2018 semifinalist for the 21st Century Fox Writers Lab. Her A FIELD GUIDE TO THE AMAZON re: the sex-abuse lawsuit industry is a 2018-19 ScreenCraft Stage Play Award finalist and semi-finalist 2018's LaBute New Theater Festival (as shorter, one-act iteration GOOD PEOPLE). Goodman Theatre literary manager Jonathan L. Green: “A sharp analysis of contemporary society. Dialogue is snappy and distinctive.” 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize committee (Second Round): “You write some really cracking dialogue. Nicely structured, and there is real skill on display throughout.” 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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