Hansol Jung

Hansol Jung is a playwright and director from South Korea. Plays include Among the Dead (Ma-Yi Theater Company), Cardboard Piano (Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville), No More Sad Things (co-world premiere at Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago and Boise Contemporary Theater), Wolf Play, and Wild Goose Dreams. Commissions include Playwrights Horizons and Seattle Repertory Theatre, as well as the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation grant with Ma-Yi Theater and a translation of Romeo and Juliet for Play On! at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Her work has been developed at the Royal Court Theatre (London), New York Theatre Workshop, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Sundance Theatre Lab, The Lark Play Development Center, Salt Lake Acting Company, The Theatre @ Boston Court, The Bushwick Starr, Asia Society New York, and Seven Devils Playwright Conference. She is the recipient of the P73 Playwriting Fellowship at Page 73 Productions, the Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop Fellowship at The Lark, a 2050 Fellowship at New York Theatre Workshop, a MacDowell Colony Artist Residency, SPACE at Ryder Farm Residency and International Playwrights Residency at the Royal Court Theatre (London). She has translated over thirty English musicals into Korean, including Evita, Dracula, Spamalot, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, while working on several award-winning musical theatre productions as a director, lyricist and translator in Seoul, South Korea. Jung holds a M.F.A. in Playwriting from Yale School of Drama, and is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab.

Plays by Hansol Jung