Emily Breeze

Emily Breeze

Emily Breeze is a lesbian writer based in Manhattan. Her full-length plays include HEDY, FALLOUT, and TITLE NINE, as well as a collection of short plays produced for Fast & Furious and 7x7 at The Tank. Her upcoming play, YOU OWE ME YOUR BONES was set to be performed as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2020, through a commission from CalArts. She has assisted on shows at Hampstead Theatre, The...
Emily Breeze is a lesbian writer based in Manhattan. Her full-length plays include HEDY, FALLOUT, and TITLE NINE, as well as a collection of short plays produced for Fast & Furious and 7x7 at The Tank. Her upcoming play, YOU OWE ME YOUR BONES was set to be performed as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2020, through a commission from CalArts. She has assisted on shows at Hampstead Theatre, The National Theatre, The Public and more. She has developed work at The Sheen Center, Judson Memorial, The Tank, Vassar College, and Long Wharf Theatre. Most recently, she was named as a recipient of the 2020/21 Guilford Performing Arts Festival Artist Award. She is a former Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Resident and former Hot Bread Writer-in-Residence. BA Vassar College.

Plays

  • YOU OWE ME YOUR BONES
    Something weird is happening at Heartland Behavioral Health Center, or it's not and Lois is just going crazy because that's what people at behavioral health centers tend to do over Fourth of July weekend. Between between her ward-mates, the nurses who seem to switch names at random, and the TV that keeps telling her about an impending heat wave, Lois is having a hard time improving. Maybe she needs to...
    Something weird is happening at Heartland Behavioral Health Center, or it's not and Lois is just going crazy because that's what people at behavioral health centers tend to do over Fourth of July weekend. Between between her ward-mates, the nurses who seem to switch names at random, and the TV that keeps telling her about an impending heat wave, Lois is having a hard time improving. Maybe she needs to calm down. 

    Commissioned by CalArts for Edinburgh 2020.
  • TITLE NINE
    Fall 2013, toxic queer friendships cause catastrophe on a collegiate rugby team. TITLE NINE is still in the process of being developed.
  • HALLMARK
    Hallmark is a queer astrological exploration of family dynamics in the middle of a very weird crisis, specifically the crisis of your dad's girlfriend's suicide attempt. HALLMARK is a work in progress.
  • HEDY
    HEDY takes place the night after prom, in Tim's dad's beach house. Last night was weird and the xanax is running low and Elijah's out of rehab just in time to see his friends fall apart.
  • FALLOUT
    Kate, with the help of her cohort (including but not limited to her sister, therapist, kind-of-straight-except-for-that-one-time best friend, thesis advisor, ex-girlfriend, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand), sorts her way through queer femme existence with a broken ankle.
  • CALL YOUR AUNT BOBBI, PLEASE
    A short zoom monologue, written for Deirdre Lovejoy as part of The 24 Hour Plays. An aunt goes off and can't get back on track.
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE PRETTY IF YOUR FACE DIDN'T LOOK LIKE THAT
    Three sisters, one stupid rude ghost.
  • THE INTERVIEW
    A new body has been chosen to complete the horrible work of 2016.