Bess Wohl


Bess Wohl made her Broadway debut in 2019 with her play Grand Horizons, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. Other theatre includes: Small Mouth Sounds – OCC Award, Make Believe – OCC Award, Continuity, American Hero, Barcelona, Touch(ed), In, Cats Talk Back and Pretty Filthy. Her plays have been produced at theatres in New York, around the US and internationally.

Awards include the Sam Norkin Drama Desk Special Award, the Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize, a MacDowell Fellowship and inclusion on Hollywood’s Black List of Best Screenplays. Wohl is an Associate Artist with The Civilians and an alumna of the Ars Nova Play Group, and holds new play commissions from Manhattan Theatre Club and Williamstown Theatre. She has also written for film/television, and is a graduate of Harvard and the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale.

Image credit: Walter McBride

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