MJ Halberstadt is a Boston-based playwright whose work examines identity politics in the blurry area between comedy and drama. His full-length credits include Brute (Pingree School), Grindr (and other concerns) (The Survivalists), i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost (Boston Teen Acting Troupe), That Time the House Burned Down (Fresh Ink Theatre), The Launch Prize (Bridge Rep of Boston), and not Jenny (Bridge Rep of Boston). He has had short plays presented here and there, including a series of immersive plays in his 2007 Toyota Corolla (Medvescek Ventures). His work has been developed and acknowledged by the BCA/CompanyOne PlayLab, Boston University's Creative Writing Global Fellowship, the Elliott Norton Award for "Outstanding New Script" for The Launch Prize, KCACTF Region 1 Conference, and Last Frontier Theatre Conference. He is a founding member of Bridge Rep of Boston, and member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc. He grew up on Long Island and currenty lives in Brookline, MA with his husband and their coffee maker.
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MJ Halberstadt - Playwright