Ann Marie Healy’s play What Once We Felt was a finalist for the 2009 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and a recent finalist for the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award. It was produced at Lincoln Center’s LCT3 in 2009, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, before receiving its Chicago premiere at About Face. Her play The Legend of Minnie Willet was developed at the National Playwrights’ Conference (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center) last summer. Have You Seen Steve Steven was developed at the Sundance Theater Institute in the summer of 2007 and subsequently produced by 13P, the OBIE-award winning collective, directed by Anne Kauffman (Time Out NY and Flavor Pill picks). The Night That Roger Went to Visit the Parents of His Old High School Girlfriend premiered in the 2006 EST Marathon of One-Acts plays (directed by Andrew McCarthy). Now That’s What I Call a Storm was the recipient of a development fellowship with MCC Theater (directed by Jo Bonney), and produced by Edge Theater Company in 2004, directed by Carolyn Cantor and featuring Marylouise Burke (Time Out NY picks). Dearest Eugenia Haggis was developed at LAByrinth Theater’s 2004 summer intensive and The Cape Cod Theater Project and published in the anthology: Funny, Strange, Provocative: Seven Plays by Clubbed Thumb. Ann Marie’s plays are published through Samuel French, Smith & Kraus, Playscripts, PLAY: A Journal of Plays, and The Kenyon Review. She is an affiliated artist with the OBIE Award-winning theatre company Clubbed Thumb, with whom she has often collaborated over the last ten years, including productions and workshops of her plays Beach and Somewhere Someplace Else. She is also a member of MCC's Playwrights’ Coalition, a member of 13P, a former member of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, a former member of EST’s Youngblood, and a writing fellow at New River Dramatists. Ann Marie was awarded a 2006/07 Sloan Commission for her new play exploring the life and work of evolutionary biologist Robert Trivers. She is currently working on commissioned plays for Clubbed Thumb/NYSCA, Yale Rep, and Playwrights Horizons. She completed her MFA with Paula Vogel and Bonnie Metzgar at Brown University (through the Lucille Lortel Fellowship.)
Ann Marie Healy is currently working on a commission for Yale Rep.