“Ms. Masciotti mines the banalities of everyday chatter for heroic poetry.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times (2015)
“Masciotti’s writing is superb, simultaneously unforced and lyrical.” – Helen Shaw, Time Out New York (2015)
Christina Masciotti is a New York-based playwright who calls attention to seemingly ordinary characters on unholy paths of redemption. Her productions include Social Security, The Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn, NY (2015); Adult, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY (2014); and Vision Disturbance, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY (2010). Her work has been published by Broadway Play Publishing (2015) and anthologized by Smith and Kraus (2014); Applause Theatre and Cinema Books; and Best Contemporary Monologues for Women (2016). Her awards include Guggenheim Fellow in Drama and Performance Art (2016); Berks County Community Foundation SPA Fellow (2009); and nominations for the Barrie and Bernice Stavis Award (2009); the Susan Smith Blackburn Award (2011, 2016); and the Doric Wilson Independent Theater Award (2014). Masciotti holds a B.A in English Literature with honors in Playwriting from Brown University and an M.F.A in Dramatic Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
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