Artist Profiles

Sarah Gubbins

SARAH GUBBINS is a Chicago playwright. Her plays include Fair Use, In Loco Parentis, The Water Play, The Kid Thing (Edgarton 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 Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an Artistic Associate at About Face Theatre, the 2010-2011 Carl J. Djerassi Playwriting Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a 2011-2012 Jerome Fellow. She holds a M.F.A. in Writing for the Screen + Stage from Northwestern University.