Cusi Cram

Cusi Cram

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SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME: West of Stupid

Cusi Cram has written Dusty and the Big Bad World (Denver Theater Center), Lucy and the Conquest(Williamstown Theater Festival), All the Bad Things (LAByrinth Theater Company at the Public Theater), Fuente (Barrington Stage), and The End of it All (South Coast Repertory), Landlocked (Miranda Theater), A Lifetime Burning (Primary Stage) andFuente Ovejuna: A Disloyal Adaptation (Lewis Center for the Arts). She has received commissions from The AtlanticTheater Company, South Coast Repertory, The Actors Theater of Louisville, Princeton University, New Georges and The Echo Theater Company. Her work has also been produced and developed by: The O’Neill Playwrights Conference, The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater, PS122 and the Dag Hammarskjold Theater at the United Nations. She is the recipient of the 2004 Herrick Theater Foundation New Play Prize; a Camargo Foundation fellowship in Cassis, France; and was most recently a Bogliasco Fellow in Italy. Her work is published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus, Playscripts and Broadway Publishing. Cusi has also received three Emmy award nominations for her extensive work in children’s television. She is currently a story editor on the Showtime series, “The Big C”, starring Laura Linney. She is a founding playwright of The Fulcrum Theater, a member of LAByrinth Theater Company and sits on New Georges’ Kitchen Cabinet and on the board of Leah’s FEWW (Fund for Emerging Women Writers). She teaches playwriting with LAByrinth and ESPA at Primary Stages. She is a graduate of Brown University and the Lila Acheson American Playwright’s Program at Juilliard. Learn more abot her at www.wildandpreciousthemovie.com