Finalist 2020-21

Miranda Rose Hall

Play: A Play for the Living in the Time of Extinction

 Miranda Rose Hall

Synopsis: What has happened to the little brown bat? To eelgrass? What will happen to Homo sapiens? An unprepared dramaturg attempts to tell a story about life on earth in an era of man-made extinction.


Cast Breakdown: 1W


Set/Costume Requirements: A mostly empty theater with a selection of items from a play called Climate Beasties that will not be performed




Agent: Sam Barickman + Ross Weiner at ICM / +


Bio: Miranda Rose Hall is a playwright from Baltimore, MD. Her plays include Plot Points in Our Sexual Development (LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater, finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Award in Drama), The Hour of Great Mercy (Diversionary Theater, 2019 San Diego Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Play), A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (upcoming Baltimore Center Stage), The Kind Ones (upcoming Magic Theatre), and Menstruation: A Period Piece. She is currently under commission from LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, and Playwrights Horizons Soundstage, and in 2020 she was honored with a Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. She has also developed her work with New York Theater Workshop, The Playwright's Realm, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, We the Women / Center Theatre Group, Baltimore Center Stage, The Kennedy Center, National New Play Network, and Woolly Mammoth. She is a founding member of LubDub Theatre Co., a New York-based physical theater company. Miranda has taught at Georgetown University, Wesleyan University, and Macalester College. She holds a BA from Georgetown University and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.