Finalist 2014-15

Ruby Rae Spiegel

Play: Dry Land

Ruby Rae Spiegel


Synopsis: Ester is a swimmer trying to stay afloat. Amy is curled up on the locker room floor. Dry Land is a play about abortion, female friendship, and resiliency, and what happens in one high school locker room after everybody’s left.

Cast Breakdown: (M, W) 3 Women, 2 Men

Set: A high school locker-room - A dorm hallway

Costumes: Girl’s clothes, three girl’s racing bathing suites, boy’s clothes, Janitor’s clothes

Agent: Scott Chaloff at WME:

Dramatists Play Service will be publishing the play in the next few months.

Bio:Ruby Rae Spiegel is from Brooklyn, New York. Her first play, Carrie & Francine, was selected for the Off-Broadway Summer Shorts 5 Festival. Her most recent play, Dry Land, was produced at the HERE Arts Center by downtown theater company, Colt Coeur, and was developed at New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Summer Theater Session as well as the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Ruby is a graduate of Young Playwrights Inc. and is currently finishing her last semester at Yale College.