Zoe Kazan is an actor and writer, born in Santa Monica, California and currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. As an actor, her Broadway credits include The Seagull and Come Back, Little Sheba. Off-Broadway she appeared in Things We Want, 100 Saints You Should Know and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Ms. Kazan was a recipient of the Clarence Derwent Award in the 2007-2008 Season. Absalom, her first play, was workshopped at Lincoln Center Theater LAB and had readings at The Vineyard Playhouse, The Ensemble Studio Theatre and Yale University.