Rachel Bonds

Winter Games
(2018 Wordsmith Duo Commission)

Rachel Bonds’ plays have been developed or produced by Ars Nova, WP Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, Roundabout Underground, Atlantic Theater Company, South Coast Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, Studio Theatre, EST, Actors Theatre of Louisville, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and New York Stage & Film, among others. Her plays include: Goodnight Nobody (Upcoming McCarter); Curve of Departure (SCR, Studio, Northlight); Sundown, Yellow Moon, with music by The Bengsons (Ars Nova/WP); Five Mile Lake (SCR, McCarter, Shattered Globe, Weissberger Award); At the Old Place (La Jolla); Swimmers (Marin Theatre Co., Sky Cooper Prize); The Wolfe Twins (Studio); Alma (Atlantic Theatre Company commission); Firecracker; Michael & Edie (NY Times Critic's Pick, 2010); Winter Games (ATL, Heideman Award); and Anniversary (EST, Sam French OOB Festival Winner).  She is an Alumna of the EST’s Youngblood, Ars Nova’s Play Group and SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Working Farm Writers’ Group. She was also the Tow Foundation Playwright in Residence at Ars Nova. Commissions in-progress include The Geffen, with composer Zoe Sarnak, and Wordsmith Duo with David Auburn for “Playing on Air.” Bonds is a graduate of Brown University.