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Theresa Rebeck
Distinguished Professor of Playwriting
Lyndall Finley Wortham Chair in the Performing Arts

Theresa Rebeck is an internationally produced playwright. New York productions include: “Poor Behavior,” “Dead Accounts,” “Seminar,” “Bad Dates,” “The Butterfly Collection,” “Spike Heels” and “Omnium Gatherum” (co-written, Pulitzer finalist). Publications: “Collected Plays Volumes I, II, III & IV,” “Free Fire Zone,” with Smith & Kraus, and two novels, “Three Girls and Their Brother” and “Twelve Rooms with a View,” with Random House/Shaye Areheart Books. Film: “Harriet the Spy,” “Gossip” and the independent features “Sunday on the Rocks” and “Seducing Charlie Barker” (adapted from her play “The Scene”). Awards include: Writer’s Guild of America Award for Episodic Drama, Peabody Award for her work on “NYPD Blue,” the National Theatre Conference Award and the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award. In 2011, she was named one of the 150 Fearless Women in the World by Newsweek. She is the creator of the NBC drama “Smash.”