Emma Goidel is a Philadelphia-based playwright and co-founder of Orbiter 3, Philadelphia’s critically acclaimed producing playwrights collective. Her plays include A Knee That Can Bend (Orbiter 3, finalist for seven 2016 Barrymore Awards), Local Girls (Azuka Theatre, 2015 Kilroys List Honorable Mention), We Can All Agree To Pretend This Never Happened (Ensemble Studio Theatre, Òran Mór in Glasgow, InterAct Theatre Company/Tiny Dynamite), and The Gap (development: Ars Nova, Labyrinth Theater Co., InterAct Theatre Co.; 2016 Kilroys List Honorable Mention). She is an alumna of the Ars Nova Play Group and the Philadelphia Foundry, and has received fellowships from the Playwrights Realm, InterAct Theatre Company, the Playwrights’ Center, and New York Stage & Film/Powerhouse Theater. Emma was a finalist for the 2016 F. Otto Haas Award and the 2015 Princess Grace Award, and has been nominated for the ATCA/Steinberg Award, the Weissberger Award, and the Lanford Wilson Award.
Labyrinth Theater Company has announced the line-up for the 17th Annual Barn Series running November 30-December 14. This year's addition includes new work by Emma Goidel, directed by Erin Ortman. All readings in the Barn Series take place at the Bank Street Theater. labtheater.org