Cusi Cram

Cusi Cram's plays include: Dusty and the Big Bad World (Denver Theater Center), Lucy and the Conquest (Williamstown Theater Festival), All the Bad Things (LAByrinth Theater Company at the Public Theater), Fuente (Barrington Stage, and O'Neill Playwrights Conference), and The End of it All (South Coast Repertory), Landlocked (Miranda Theater) and A Lifetime Burning, which was a part of Primary Stages 2009/2010 season. She most recently was commissioned by Princeton University to adapt Fuente Ovejuna. She has also received commissions from The Atlantic Theater Company, South Coast Repertory, The Actors Theater of Louisville, New Georges and The Echo Theater Company. Her work has also been produced and developed by: The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater, PS122 and the Dag Hammarskjold Theater at the United Nations. She is the recipient of the 2004 Herrick Theater Foundation New Play Prize, a Camargo Foundation fellowship in Cassis, France and was most recently a Bogliasco Fellow in Italy. Her work is published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus, Playscripts and Broadway Publishing. She has also received three Emmy award nominations for her extensive work in children's television. Her play, Dusty and the Big Bad World was optioned by Points West Films (Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt producers). She is currently returning for her second season as a writer on the Showtime series, The Big C, starring Laura Linney and Oliver Platt. She is a founding playwright of The Fulcrum Theater, a member of LAByrinth Theater Company and sits on New Georges' Kitchen Cabinet and on the board of Leah's FEWW. She teaches playwriting workshops with LAByrinth and ESPA at Primary Stages. She is a graduate of Brown University and the Lila Acheson American Playwright's Program at Juilliard.

Plays by Cusi Cram