Lynda Crawford is a New York playwright. Her work includes NIGHT SHADOWS—OR, ONE HUNDRED MILLION VOICES SHOUTING, On Women Festival, Irondale Center, Brooklyn, NY, March 2020; WHITEWASHED, Planet Connections ZoomFest, August 2020, and 365 Women a Year Festival, Florida State University, October 2017; KP 1968 (co-written with Peter Reich), Fenimore Art Museum Spring 2020 (Zoom), and HB Studio’s Coming Apart Together Series, June 2020 (Zoom); THE REWRITE, Emerging Artists’ Theatre Fall 2019, and The Hive, Provo, Utah, 2019; STARS OUT OF BALANCE, nominated for Outstanding Playwriting, Planet Connections Festivity 2018; THE AUDIT, HB Playwrights Theatre, June 2018, and Emerging Artists’ Theatre, Fall 2015; ROJO VERDE, nominated for Outstanding Playwriting and winner of the Greener Planet Award, Planet Connections Festivity 2017; FAMILIAR STRANGERS, nominated for Outstanding Playwriting, Planet Connections Festivity 2016; PILLOW OF TEARS, Women Playwrights International 2015, University of Cape Town, South Africa; STRANGE RAIN, FringeNYC 2013, awarded Overall Excellence in Playwriting; A PROCESSION OF CLOUDS, Unchained Festival 2013; CONSUMER BEHAVIOR (co-written with Gary Kupper), FringeNYC 2002 and recipient of a Playwrights’ Project grant from Abrons Arts Center–Henry Street Settlement in 2000 and 2001; SECRETS OF THE BIRDS, a finalist in the 2006 Samuel French Short Play Festival. Lynda's other writings have appeared in literary journals and in the book, TITTERS: THE FIRST COLLECTION OF HUMOR BY WOMEN (Macmillan). Lynda received an MFA in playwriting in 2001 from Brooklyn College and she is fortunate to lead the playwriting lab at SUNY/Empire State College (where she was once a student).
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MORE ABOUT ME
I feel most like myself when writing.
WHAT I'M WORKING ON
A play about LOVE.
Human, Flawed, Dreamer, Thriller