Stephanie Swirsky

Plays written by Stephanie Swirsky

JEW KAMP
BUT YOU’RE OK
HAVANA, WISCONSIN
I CHANGED MY MIND, I’M FINE

Synopses:

JEW KAMP – (4M 2W) On a summer teen-tour trip, a group of Jewish teenagers visit concentration camps in Poland during the day, and then try to hook up with each other in their hotel rooms at night.

BUT YOU’RE OKAY – (3M 3W) A hyper-naturalistic exploration of millennial college courtship in an age of dick pics and emojis. At the center of the story is a rape and its complicated denouement between two best friends, Olivia and Eric.

BIO:

Stephanie Swirsky writes about illness, death, grieving, and cultural identity with humor, levity, and a sense of romantic adventure. Her plays have been developed or produced at The Brick Theater, The Flea Theater, Pasadena Playhouse, Theatricum Botanicum, and WordBRIDGE, among others. She’s the winner of the 2015 Israel Baran Award, the 2016 resident playwright with UMass Amherst New Play Lab, and is currently developing a feature length film with Gigantic Pictures. Stephanie received her BA from New York University and her MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California.