Ruth Geye

Ruth Geye

Ruth Geye is an NYC-based playwright, producer, and lyricist. She is a frequent collaborator of Western Massachusetts theatre collective Theater Between Addresses, a member of the PlayGround-NY Writers Pool, the founder and producer of the Lower East Side Play Festival, and a Playwriting instructor at the London-based Learning Co-op. She's a proud member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and...
Ruth Geye is an NYC-based playwright, producer, and lyricist. She is a frequent collaborator of Western Massachusetts theatre collective Theater Between Addresses, a member of the PlayGround-NY Writers Pool, the founder and producer of the Lower East Side Play Festival, and a Playwriting instructor at the London-based Learning Co-op. She's a proud member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and the Dramatists Guild of America. Her plays include These and Those (San Diego REP JFest, New York Theater Festival; Semifinalist: O’Neill NPC, Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival, JPP Jewish Playwriting Contest), Chelm, KS (Linden Grove Theatre Co., Playground-NY), and The Elephant (The Blank Theatre). BFA: NYU Tisch.

Plays

  • These and Those
    October 27, 2018

    Six college students pile into a small basement apartment for Shabbat lunch, but they can’t keep the outside world from showing up uninvited.
  • The Elephant
    Lauren got kicked out. Again. She finds refuge from the rain at her best friend Jacki's house, but any hope of a peaceful evening is ruined by Jacki's boyfriend, Adam, and the old stuffed elephant in the room.
  • Silence.
    Three dancers clean out their high school auditorium in the wake of a beloved teacher's firing.
  • Chelm, KS
    Mordi has a little dreidel. He made it out of clay. Now, it's come out to play.
  • Sacred Heart
    [Playground-NY 10 minute play] When a gesture of love goes horribly wrong, Carina tries to pin it on her girlfriend's ex-girlfriend.
  • the end.
    [PlayGround-NY 10-minute play] Hello and welcome to my channel. We're definitely all going to die.
  • Death Do Us Part
    40-something siblings Andy and Rob, struggling to find a financially viable solution for managing their senile and divorced parents, move the two back in together, hoping they won’t notice.