Hope Lafferty

Hope Lafferty

Rural playwright and actor based on the US-Mexican border.
Founding member and artistic director of Dresden Collective (Marfa TX; a rural voice in new theatre).
Voice and creator of Hope Lafferty's Existential Crisis (podcast).
Founder and managing director of the Marfa Theatre Incubator.
Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive 2018

Plays

  • Four A.M. Feeding
    The predawn existential crisis of a 40-something nulliparous insomniac in conversation with her second husband after a mutual friend discloses her latest failed round of IVF.
  • Chucktown
    A 10-minute play of 2 strangers meeting after the Category Five tornado hit Charles City IA in 1968.