Amy Hartman

Playwright

Amy Hartman’s plays Animal Medicine and Disinfecting Edwin were both finalists at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Conference.  Disinfecting Edwin was produced by The Playwrights Theatre of PittsburghDisinfecting Edwin was part of the Diverse City Theatre’s Green Room Series and was produced at Open Stage April.

Half of Zerowas produced by the New Group Theater, North Carolina School for the Arts, and the winner of the Pittsburgh Playwright’s Festival in Black and White.  Chaucer’s Trash was finalist at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Pretty Peggy was produced by Barebones Productions. The Chicken Snakewas awarded The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Award for Outstanding Achievement, selected by The Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab,received its world premier at The Point Park Repertory Company January 2008 and has been nominated for the American Critics Award.

America’s Most Wanted was read at the Women’s Theatre Alliance in Chicago and was developed at Luna Stage in Montclair,New Jersey, in the New Moon Series. Mazelwas commissioned by The Holocaust Center and deals with the true experiences of the Eastern European Jewish survivors living in Pittsburgh; it premiered at The Pittsburgh Jewish Theatre. The play was further developed at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey.

Mad Honey has received a roundtable reading at The Lark Development Center in NYC and received a workshop production at Bloomington Playwrights Project and wasproduced by Un’Seemed Shakespeare. Mercy and the Fire fly came out of a fifteen-minute play written in Bricolage Theatre’s Bus 3 Urban Scrawl the full length was commissioned by Diverse City Theatre in NYC and was given a workshop development at Luna Stage and produced by Luna Stage andThe Playhouse Rep.

Amy’s plays are represented by Ron Gwiazda at Abrams Artist Agency.