Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros

Her last play, The Argument, premiered Off Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre in 2005 and her one act, The Soldier Play was included in “Armed and Naked”, short plays about the war produced by Naked Angels in 2007. The Airport Play was included in EST’s 2005 Marathon. Her play, Omnium Gatherum, which she co-wrote with Theresa Rebeck, premiered at the 2003 Actors Theatre of Louisville and then went on to an Off-Broadway run and has subsequently been produced in countless theatres regionally and internationally. Omnium-Gatherum was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other plays include My Thing of Love (Broadway, Steppenwolf Theatre, Joseph Jefferson Award), Supple In Combat (Steppenwolf Theatre), I Never Told Anyone-a Short Play (McCarter Theatre), and Mother of Invention (Steppenwolf Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival 2003). Seven other short plays have been produced at the HB Playwrights Foundation. Her plays have been published by Samuel French and Smith and Kraus. As an actress, she appeared in 2004 premiere of Nicky Silver’s Beautiful Child (Vineyard Theatre) as well as productions in New York at EST, Second Stage, Primary Stages, HOME, HERE, New York Stage and Film Co. and on Broadway. She is currently working on her first feature length film for director Gavin O’Conner (Tumbleweeds, Miracle) and Solaris Films, his Production Co. Ms. Gersten-Vassilaros is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, a member of Actors Studio, HB Playwrights Foundation and was recently invited to join PEN.