Laura Eason biography
At Writers Theatre: Days Like Today
Ms. Eason is the author of twenty plays, including original work and adaptation, a musical book writer and screenwriter. Productions in 2014/2015 include Sex with Strangers at Second Stage, NYC; Brisbane Theatre, AU; Signature Theatre, D.C.; (previously at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Sydney Theatre, AU; published by Overlook Press); and Around the World in 80 Days at the New Vic and Royal Exchange in the UK (previously at Lookingglass Theatre; Baltimore Centerstage; Kansas City Repertory Theatre; published by Broadway Play Publishing), among others. She was a staff writer on season two and is currently a story editor on season three of the Emmy Award-winning Netflix show House of Cards. Laura is an Ensemble Member of Lookingglass Theatre (2011 Regional Tony Award) and served as Artistic Director for six years. In New York, she is a member of Rising Phoenix Rep, New Georges, and a Women’s Project Playwright’s Lab alumna. A longtime Chicagoan, she now lives in Brooklyn with her family. More information about past productions, current commissions and other things in the works is available at lauraeason.com or @LeasonNYC on Twitter.
[Bio as of March 2014]