Ellen Abrams
she, her, hers
New York, NY
After years as a publishing copywriter, I am finally a new and emerging playwright

Ellen Abrams’ play Hamlet Investigations, Inc. will be staged as a mini-opera by the Boston Opera Collaborative in January 2023. Eleanor and Alicewas produced by Off-Broadway theatre, Urban Stages, for a 3-week run in 2022. It was also presented as a reading on Roosevelt Island in June, 2022, and as an audio play by Urban Stages in March 2021. Her play, An Inconvenient Princess, has been workshopped twice with Urban Stages Theatre; Her short play Bernie and Carlo Play Canasta received an Honorable Mention from Broadway On-Demand’s first video competition in 2021. Her short plays Lizzie Borden Gets Engaged and Liars Anonymous were produced by Barrington Stage in 2021 and 2022. Her play, Intentions, was a semi-finalist at the O’Neill Theatre Festival. Two short plays, Hamlet Investigations, Inc. and Lizzie Borden Gets Engaged, have been published by Smith and Kraus, and her full-length play, Giving, is published by Next Stage Press. Her play for high school students, Take a Seat, has been published by Big Dog Publishing.


Eleanor and Alice was produced by Off-Broadway theatre, Urban Stages, NYC, November-December 2022.