Anna Ziegler

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current & upcoming events

Sundance Channel/AMC is developing Anna’s limited series based on the Allegra Goodman novel INTUITION. Anna is also writing a screenplay for Scott Free Productions, in conjunction with Great Point Media.

THE LAST MATCH will be produced at the Roundabout Theatre Company in September-December, 2017.

Anna’s newest play ACTUALLY will have its co-world-premiere in spring/summer 2017 at the Geffen Playhouse and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH 51 played Latvia’s Liepaja Theatre in November 2016, and will play Rome’s Teatro Eliseo in March-April, 2017, Stockholm’s Playhouse Teater in February-April, 2017, and Hamburg’s Ernst Deutsch Theater in February, 2017.

Anna is under commission at The Old Globe Theatre, The Geffen Playhouse and Seattle Rep.

recent & past events

Anna Ziegler: Plays One was published by Oberon Books in 2016.

THE LAST MATCH was nominated for the 2016 San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Play.

BOY number two on Huffington Post’s Best of 2016!

Anna was the commencement speaker and recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, June 3, 2016, Chicago, IL (Read about it in the Chicago Tribune).

Anna sat on the panel: “Epic Stories of Genius” alongside Alan Alda, Alan Lightman, Peter Parnell, and Matt Brown at the 2016 World Science Festival.

The Dramatists Guild Fund Traveling Masters program sponsored a talk Anna gave at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in March, 2016, in conjunction with her City Theatre production of The Last Match.

Anna was one of the featured writers in Ithaca College’s New Voices Literary Festival, Ithaca, April 2016.

Anna joined Nilo Cruz, Rachel Bonds, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lydia Diamond, George Brant and others at the 2016 Sallie B. Goodman McCarter Theatre Writer’s Retreat.

Anna wrote two short films—“Sleep Training” (directed by Cynthia Silver) and “Fortress” (directed by and starring Amir Arison), both released in Spring 2016.

Boy was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Award.

Anna spoke at Newnham College, Cambridge in Fall 2015.

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