Shara Feit

Shara Feit

Shara Feit is a New York-based dramatic writer, performer, and dramaturg who makes sad/funny work about messy, wild, virtuosic, heretical, believing, queer women and gender nonconforming folx and the clash of old cultures with contemporary cultural realities.

Shara's plays have been developed by Northwestern University's Department of Theatre, G45 Productions, Williamstown Theatre...
Shara Feit is a New York-based dramatic writer, performer, and dramaturg who makes sad/funny work about messy, wild, virtuosic, heretical, believing, queer women and gender nonconforming folx and the clash of old cultures with contemporary cultural realities.

Shara's plays have been developed by Northwestern University's Department of Theatre, G45 Productions, Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Professional Training Program, The 24 Hour Plays, Rule of 7x7 at The Tank, Wyrd Sisters Productions, The Sewanee Writers' Conference (2019 Romulus Linney Scholar), Barn Arts, The Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival (two-time Top 30 Playwright, 2020 Winner), Pipeline Theatre Company, and Geva Theatre Center.

Shara's play little lives was a 2019 finalist for National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center and her play Ties received the 2017 Northwestern University Agnes Nixon Award. Shara was a 2020 BRIO Award Recipient from the Bronx Council on the Arts. BA: Northwestern University.

Plays

  • little lives
    Women’s Choice and Women’s Care are neighboring offices on Ruby Lane that couldn’t be more different. Women’s Choice is poor, Women’s Care is well-funded. Women's Choice is the last office of its kind in its state, Women's Care is one of many. At Women’s Choice, pregnant people can choose to continue with their pregnancies or terminate. At Women’s Care, termination is not an option. Women’s Choice is...
    Women’s Choice and Women’s Care are neighboring offices on Ruby Lane that couldn’t be more different. Women’s Choice is poor, Women’s Care is well-funded. Women's Choice is the last office of its kind in its state, Women's Care is one of many. At Women’s Choice, pregnant people can choose to continue with their pregnancies or terminate. At Women’s Care, termination is not an option. Women’s Choice is an abortion clinic. Women’s Care is the crisis pregnancy center dedicated to taking Women’s Choice down. Then everything changes.

    little lives is a pro-choice play about shared humanity across ideological lines, queerness and religion, the casualties of the abortion wars, and the true cost of fighting for dear life.
  • BAD THINGS
    BAD THINGS is a play about femme friendship/love and how two people in a complicated relationship need deeply, care virtuosically, and tumble-crash into each other over the course of their lives.

    It is:
    A universe for two
    Queer
    MessMessyMessy
    Kind of punk rock
    Bloody
    Physical
    Dreamy
    Sorta like a game
    100 years long
    Gross...
    BAD THINGS is a play about femme friendship/love and how two people in a complicated relationship need deeply, care virtuosically, and tumble-crash into each other over the course of their lives.

    It is:
    A universe for two
    Queer
    MessMessyMessy
    Kind of punk rock
    Bloody
    Physical
    Dreamy
    Sorta like a game
    100 years long
    Gross
    Vulnerable
    Funny (I hope)
    Increasingly fast
    Embodied
    Full of loss
    Maybe a tragedy
    Maybe a love story
  • High School Dybbuk
    As the Yeshiva Day School for Girls’ Drama Society prepares for their upcoming production of S. Ansky’s The Dybbuk, stuff starts getting ... haunted. So now everyone is wondering, is Leah actually possessed? Is Hana an exorcist, or just weird? High School Dybbuk is a play about Modern Orthodox day school theatre, best friendship, grief, and the bizarre joys of doing frum man drag as a teenage girl.
  • Hold Me
    A play about a cuddle party.
  • LOVE YOURSELF!!!!
    short. in evanston winter, tiff teaches a dance fitness class to a solitary attendee. a play about group fitness, loneliness, break-ups, and self-love.
  • connectivity
    short. a play about hooking on up zoom and internet intimacy when the world is a dumpster fire.
  • i didn't think you'd be so unhappy
    short. rebecca and jules are bat mitzvah party motivators. rebecca and jules are best friends. rebecca and jules are growing up and it's hard.
  • young women of valor
    short. it’s time for mincha on the last shabbos of second month 2010. the gazebo is sticky with a summer’s worth of kosher gummy bears and exchanged secrets but summer camp power bffs Chani and Leah’s shabbos walks are… late!!! YOUNG WOMEN OF VALOR is a short, bittersweet comedy about girlhood, Jewish summer camp, and that strange place where things can change completely.
  • New Choreographic Work! Premiering 2021! At the Rising Stars School for the Arts Semi-Annual Talent Show!
    short. audrey and lila are gonna give the dance performance of a lifetime! ughhhh can't principal tammy call their names sooner????
  • The First (and Final) Meeting of the 7th Grade Girls Cult
    Short. Starting a cult in 7th grade is, like, really tough!