WRITTEN BY STEFANIE ZADRAVEC
DIRECTED BY DANIELLA TOPOL
MONDAY, APRIL 11TH
Set during the unemployment crisis following the 2008 economic collapse, The Boat, commissioned by the Working Theater, follows two brothers who struggle financially and emotionally to keep their families afloat after a factory shutdown puts an end to economic prospects in their Upstate New York town.
Stefanie is a resident playwright at New Dramatists, a plawright-in-residence at The Women’s Project Theater, and the recipient of a 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwriting Award. Her plays have been produced/developed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Lark New Play Development Center,The Women’s Project, Working Theater, Play Penn, Theater J, Two River Theater Company, New Dramatists, The Kennedy Center, San Francisco Playhouse, The Barrow Group, Epic Theatre Ensemble, and The Playwrights Realm.
Awards & Fellowships include: NYFA Fellowship, a NYSCA Artists Grant, The Lark Playwright Fellowship,Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Playwrights Realm Fellowship, Sewanee Writers Conference Fellowship, Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, WAMCo Collaboration Award, and the Helen Merrill Award. Stefanie is alumnus of the Women’s Project Lab and the Playwrights Workshop at The Lark. She graduated from Connecticut College and teaches playwriting at Primary Stages’ Einhorn School of Performing Arts. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and twin sons.