Audrey Lang (she/her) is a playwright born, raised, and based in New York City. She is thrilled to return to the Jewish Plays Project this year with Birdie and Cait and the Book of Life, after her play Lily Ineffable was a finalist for last year’s contest. Previously, Birdie and Cait has been developed with Original Idiots and The Workshop Theater.

Audrey’s other plays include alex getting better, which received its U.K. Premiere in June 2022 with Theatre Zima and the Bread & Roses Theatre in London, and has been performed at schools and youth theatre companies around the U.S.; You Have To Promise, which was developed in the 2020 Pride Plays and was a finalist for the 2021 Judith Royer Excellence in Playwriting Award from ATHE; Balancé; Indoor Voices; Rye Bread; Dear Anna; and Karate Girls Are The Toughest.

Audrey has also developed work with The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues, Theatre503, Eden Theater Company, Breaking & Entering Theatre Collective, Possibilities Theatre Company, Undiscovered Countries, Theatrists Theatrics, Ithaca Theatre Collective, and more. She is the winner of the 2020 Ithaca College New Play Incubator’s Golden Egg Award for her short play who’s mom and who’s mama. Her writing has been published in two Smith & Kraus anthologies, as well as two issues of the online magazine Lesbians are Miracles.

Audrey is a proud alumna of MCC Theater Youth Company’s Playwriting Lab, and took part in a playwriting mentorship residency at SPACE on Ryder Farm with MCC in 2017. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Ithaca College, and has taught playwriting for the Bronx High School of Science’s summer program.

Find out more about Audrey’s work on Instagram @AudreyGLang, on the New Play Exchange, or on her website: