Elizabeth Heffron

Elizabeth HeffronElizabeth Heffron is a Seattle-based playwright. Her plays include: Bo-Nita, which received an Edgerton New Play Award and its world premiere at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, and was also produced at Portland Center Stage; where it had been developed for the JAW Festival of New Plays; and Mitzi’s Abortion: A Saint’s Guide to Late-Term Politics and Medicine in America, which was first produced at ACT Theatre in Seattle. Since then, the play has been produced across the country, published by Original Works Publishing, and the Rain City anthology ‘MANIFESTO v.3, edited by Naomi Iizuka. She teaches at Cornish College of the Arts, and Freehold Theatre/Lab, where she also works with incarcerated women on performance pieces. She is an alumna of the Seattle Rep Writers Group, Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival, and a member of the Sandbox Artists Collective, and the Dramatists Guild. She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Hollins University.

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