Writer's Table: Sheila Callaghan

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Sheila Callaghan

Sheila Callaghan's plays have been produced and developed with Soho Rep., Playwright's Horizons, South Coast Repertory, Clubbed Thumb, The LARK, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, Woolly Mammoth, and Rattlestick Playwright's Theatre, among others. Sheila is the recipient of the Princess Grace Award for emerging artists, a Jerome Fellowship from the Playwright's Center in Minneapolis, a MacDowell Residency, a 2005 Cherry Lane Mentorship Fellowship, the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, and the prestigious Whiting Award. She has received grants from NYFA, NYSCA, and the MAP Foundation. Her plays have been produced internationally in New Zealand, Norway, Germany, and the Czech Republic. She has been commissioned by Playwright's Horizons, South Coast Repertory, The Playwright's Foundation, Clubbed Thumb, and EST/Sloan. Her full-length plays include "Scab", "Crawl Fade to White," "Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justing Timberlake)", "We Are Not These Hands", "Dead City", "Lascivous Something", "Kate Crackernuts", "That Pretty Pretty or the The Rape Play", and "Fever/Dream." Several of her plays are published by Playscripts.com and Samuel French, and her monologues can be found in various anthologies. She has taught playwriting at Columbia University, The Universiity of Rochester, The College of New Jersey, and Florida State University, and she is currently on the faculty at Spaulding University's MFA program in creative writing. Sheila is a resident artist at HERE Arts Center and a member of the Obie winning paywriight's organization 13P. Sheila is also a resident of New Dramatists. Currently, Sheila is a writer on the Showtime series "The United States of Tara."

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