Bathsheba Doran

Bathsheba Doran’s critically acclaimed new play Kin received its world premiere in spring 2011 at Playwrights Horizon, directed by Sam Gold. Her play Parents’ Evening premiered last spring at The Flea Theater, directed by Jim Simpson; and her play Ben and the Magic Paintbrush premiered in spring 2010 at South Coast Repertory Theater. She is currently adapting The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency as a feature for HBO Films; and is currently writing on Season Two of the acclaimed Martin Scorsese/HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

She is a 2009 recipient of the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award and three Lecomte du Nouy Lincoln Center playwriting awards. She is a Cherry Lane mentor Project Fellow as and a Susan Blackburn Award finalist. Ms. Doran’s work has been developed by Manhatten Theatre Club, O’Neill Center, Lincoln Center, Sundance Theater Lab, Almeida Theatre (London), and Playwrights Horizons among others.