Playwright

About

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JULIE WEINBERG is a playwright and screenwriter living in New York City.  Julie’s plays include Bad Daughter, Face it and Starring America.  Among her numerous award-winning short plays are The Eleven O’Clock Number, The Teller’s Tale, Free Association and Fault.   Julie’s work has been produced and/or developed by NJ Rep, The Actors Studio, ATHE, The Warner Theater Festival, Ramapo College New Plays Festival, Brooklyn’s Gallery Players and Spokane’s KYRS Radio.  

In 2017 Julie received the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting for Bad Daughter.  In both 2014 and 2015 she was a Kennedy Center ACTF finalist for her ten-minute play, The Eleven O’Clock Number and for her one-act play, Fault.  Her play F2F was a finalist in the Singapore Short and Sweet Festival.  Her one-act play, You're Not the Type, an adaptation of an Edna Ferber short storywas part of Five by Ferber, a festival of plays produced by NJRep in 2018.  Her short comedy,  Is it Cold in Here?  just became a finalist in the Bechdel Test Festival 2019.  

For the screen, Julie wrote ME AND TESS, featured as part of Harvardwood’s 2011 Pilot Season Survival Guide.  She is a co-writer of DESERTER, a feature film directed by Martin Huberty and starring Tom Hardy.  Before becoming a playwright, Julie performed as an actress and singer in New York and around the country.  She is a recent graduate of Lesley University’s MFA Program in Writing for Stage and Screen, was a Guest Artist at the Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.