Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Christine Farrell

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: Cliffside Park, NJ
MacDowell fellowships: 2010

Christine Farrell is an actress, playwright and educator. She was the originator and co-author of Mama Drama (Cleveland Play House, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Dorset Play House), which is published by Samuel French. Her short plays, The Once Attractive Woman (Faber and Faber) and For the Love of God, St Teresa were produced in the Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon Series. She is currently the Artistic Director of the Theatre Program at Sarah Lawrence College. Christine is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and has been a recipient of an Affiliate Artist Grant from the NEA, an Outstanding Achievement in Theater and Television Award, MacDowell Fellowship and an Alfred P. Sloan Grant.


New Jersey

Christine Farrell worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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