Sarah Gubbins

Sarah Gubbins is a Chicago playwright. Her plays include Fair Use, In Loco Parentis, The Water Play, The Kid Thing (Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award), fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life and I am Bradley Manning. Her plays have been produced at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Actor's Express, Next Theater, About Face Theater and Chicago Dramatists. Her plays have been developed at the Public Theater, New York Theater Workshop, The Goodman Theatre, and The Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis among others. Sarah is a 2011-2012 Jerome Fellow. She holds a MFA in Writing for the Screen and Stage from Northwestern University.


Blognews, trends, insights

  • Confessions of a Reluctant TYA Playwright
    Sarah Gubbins reflects on the premiere of her play fml, its licensing, and the idea that the line between theater for young audiences and mainstream theater isn't so distinct after all.
  • Sarah Gubbins: In Search of the Artistic Home
    Jamie Gahlon has asked theatre artists from around the country to talk about their personal search for an artistic home. Playwright Sarah Gubbins continues this series.