AMERICAN THEATRE

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AUDREY CEFALY

Profession: Playwright

Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.

Current home: Washington, D.C.

KNOWN FOR: She is a recipient of the 2018 Lammy Award for LGBTQ Drama for her play The Gulf. Her play Alabaster won her the David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize in 2017, and is set for its world premiere at Florida Repertory Theatre next season. Other works include Maytag Virgin and Love Is a Blue Tick Hound.

WHAT’S NEXT: She’s currently working on a musical, The Last Wide Open, on commission from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. It is slated to open in February 2020.

After seeing a handful of Cefaly’s works, reporter Patrick Folliard describes her as “compassionate and unfailingly thoughtful in tackling big ideas in wholly relatable ways…Cefaly gives a voice to those you don’t always hear. Her work is at once unexpected and familiar.” He singles out as “phenomenal…A two-hander about a lesbian

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