Sarah Gubbins

Sarah Gubbins

Sarah Gubbins’ plays include The Kid Thing (Jeff Award and Edgarton Foundation New American Play Award), fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life, Fair Use, In Loco Parentis, The Drinking Problem, I am Bradley Manning, A Sense of Things and Cocked. Her plays have been produced at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Actor’s Express, Next Theater, About Face Theater and Chicago Dramatists among others. Her plays have been...
Sarah Gubbins’ plays include The Kid Thing (Jeff Award and Edgarton Foundation New American Play Award), fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life, Fair Use, In Loco Parentis, The Drinking Problem, I am Bradley Manning, A Sense of Things and Cocked. Her plays have been produced at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Actor’s Express, Next Theater, About Face Theater and Chicago Dramatists among others. Her plays have been developed at The Steppenwolf Theater, The Plawrights’ Center, Center Theatre Group, O’Neill Theatre Center, and Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor among others. She’s has been a Carl J. Djerassi Fellow and Jerome Fellow a past member of the CTG 2013-14 Writers’ Workshop and the Playwrights’ Union, currently an Artistic Associate at About Face Theater and a Core Writer of the Playwrights’ Center. She holds a M.F.A. from Northwestern University in Writing for the Screen + Stage. And is a proud member of The Kilroys.

Plays

  • Cocked
    Taylor and her girlfriend Izzie live a comfortable life in Chicago. Their apartment, relationship and strong anti-gun beliefs are shattered when Taylor's troubled brother Frank crashes, uninvited, into their lives. As secrets and betrayals rise to the surface, the line between self-defense and safety is blurred