Emily Golden

Emily Golden

Emily Golden is a playwright originally from Seattle, Washington. Her full length plays include Bethany Sees the Stars (Theatre 33 Summer Season 2019, reading by Copious Love Productions, Acadiana Repertory Theatre finalist), Lobstermen in Love (productions by Gadfly Theatre and the Portland Stage intern company), Another Shore (readings by Seattle Theatre Collective and Willamette University), and The...
Emily Golden is a playwright originally from Seattle, Washington. Her full length plays include Bethany Sees the Stars (Theatre 33 Summer Season 2019, reading by Copious Love Productions, Acadiana Repertory Theatre finalist), Lobstermen in Love (productions by Gadfly Theatre and the Portland Stage intern company), Another Shore (readings by Seattle Theatre Collective and Willamette University), and The Candlestick Maker (Winner of the NewxNW playwriting competition). Her short plays have been produced by the Theater Company of Lafayette, Shoreline Community College, the Seattle Play Series, and the Seattle Playwrights Collective. She is currently an MFA student at Iowa State University in the creative writing and environment program.

Plays

  • Bethany Sees the Stars
    When 15-year-old Bethany receives a letter inviting her to be a crew member on the first manned mission to Mars, she consults with the stars to decide whether she is willing to leave the Earth behind once and for all.
  • Lobstermen In Love
    Two parallel societies face their own trials. Underwater, a young lobster seeks to overthrow a dictator and rescue her father. On land, a lobsterman struggles with feelings he doesn't know how to express. In the end, anything can be solved with a good lobster dinner.