January 9 - March 17, 2019Read More
HANSOL JUNG is a playwright and director from South Korea. Productions include WILD GOOSE DREAMS (La Jolla Playhouse), CARDBOARD PIANO (Humana Festival at Actors Theater of Louisville), AMONG THE DEAD (Ma-Yi Theatre Company), NO MORE SAD THINGS (co-world premiere at Sideshow Theatre, and Boise Contemporary Theatre), and WOLF PLAY. She has commissions from National Theatre (UK), Playwrights Horizons, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Artists Repertory Theater, the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation grant with Ma-Yi Theatre and a translation of ROMEO AND JULIET for Play On! at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Her work has been developed at the Royal Court, New York Theatre Workshop, Berkeley Repertory’s Ground Floor, Sundance Theatre Lab, O’Neill Theater Center’s New Play Conference, Lark Play Development Center, Salt Lake Acting Company, Boston Court Theatre, Bushwick Starr, Ma-Yi Theater Company, Asia Society New York, and Seven Devils Playwright Conference. She is the recipient of the Page 73 Playwright Fellowship, Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop Fellowship at the Lark, 2050 Fellowship at New York Theater Workshop, MacDowell Colony Artist Residency, and International Playwrights Residency at Royal Court. She has translated more than 30 English musicals into Korean, including EVITA, DRACULA, SPAMALOT, and THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, while working on several award-winning musical theatre productions as director, lyricist and translator in Seoul, South Korea. Jung holds an MFA degree in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama, is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Theatre Writers Lab, and was recently named a member of The Kilroys, a group that fights for gender parity in the American theatre.