Eric Lane

Eric Lane's award-winning plays have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, and China. Plays include Heart of the City and Dancing on Checkers' Grave, which starred Jennifer Aniston. Additional plays: Ride, Times of War, Filming O'Keeffe, Lady Liberty and the Donut Girl, and Floating. His works are published by Playscripts, Dramatists Play Service, Dramatic Publishing, and Applause Books' Best American Short Plays. With Nina Shengold, he has edited 13 contemporary play anthologies for Viking Penguin and Vintage Books, earning them a Lambda Literary Award nomination. He wrote and produced the short films First Breath and Cater-Waiter, which he also directed. Both films screened in over 40 cities worldwide. For TV's Ryan's Hope, he received a Writer's Guild Award. Honors include the La MaMa Playwright Award, the Berrilla Kerr Award, and the Adirondack Theatre Festival New Play Commission. Fellowships at Yaddo, VCCA and St. James Cavalier in Malta. He is an honors graduate of Brown University. Website:

Plays by Eric Lane