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Sarah Ruhl: Writing Between Fantastic and Realistic

Happy birthday, Sarah Ruhl. Today, FF2 is proud to celebrate this prolific, MacArthur “genius” whose stunning works transcend the bounds of theatrical performance.

Sarah was born in Wilmette, Illinois on January 24, 1974. She was raised in an artistic home; her mother worked as a teacher, actress, and director in the theater.read more.

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With ‘Becky Nurse of Salem,’ Sarah Ruhl Hits a Dry Spell

Dressed in Puritan garb, an ensemble cast shouts “Lock Her Up!” while encircling a woman with her hands tied behind her back.

This anachronistic scene – deliberately echoing televised news reports which first appeared in 2016 – marks the end of Act 1 of Sarah Ruhl’s new play Becky Nurse of Salem, currently onstage at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi E.… read more.

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