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Sarah Kosar



Emily Hickman

Sarah Kosar is an American playwright living in London and was granted an Exceptional Promise in Playwriting visa in the UK. She has been a part of The Royal Court Young Writers Programme, Studio Invitation Group and Summer Group, as well as The Soho Young Writers Lab, Lyric Young Writers Programme, and an Associate Writer with the Hampstead Theatre. Her play Hot Dog is part of the Pennsylvania State University’s syllabus for Advanced Playwriting and Women in Theatre courses. Sarah has a BA in Theatre, a BA in Film from Pennsylvania State University and a MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Sarah was recently chosen to be a member of the Old Vic 12 class of 2017/18 and was the Inaugural Writer In Residence at The Archivist’s Gallery, Haggerston, where her play MUMBURGER ran in July 2016.

Sarah is also the producer and host of the iTunes New and Noteworthy podcast, Kin.

Theatre Credits

Old Red Lion Theatre – July 2017
Stephanie Koniger Productions & Rough Hewn, The Archivist’s Gallery –  July 2016
Full length stage play
Published by Methuen Drama, Bloomsbury

BUTTER BRAIN Young and Talented, Broadway Barking Theatre – 2016
Full length commission for young people

BUTTER BRAIN: THE MUSICAL Young and Talented, Theatre Royal Stratford East – 2016

HOT DOG Descent, The Last Refuge, 2013 / Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard, Florida – 2014
Full length stage play
Published by Playdead Press

Radio Credits

BIG BODY, TINY HEAD Royal Court Theatre/Theatre Local, Pimlico Playground – 2015

HASHTAG Roundhouse Radio, Hampstead Theatre – 2014

Staged Readings include:

HUMAN SUIT The Yard Theatre, part of their First Drafts Festival – 2017

ARMADILLO Vault Festival, Poleroid Theatre & MolinoGroup – 2016

SPAGHETTI OCEAN Royal Court Theatre ‘Live Lunch’ Reading- 2014

BEFORE YOU’RE FOURTEEN Skylines / Theatre Centre in collaboration with Hampstead Theatre – 2014

BROTHER HUSBAND Soho Theatre Departures Lounge – 2011

EGG BBC, Finalist in BBC International Playwriting Competition – 2011

GYNOTIME Orange Tea Theatre, Amsterdam – 2010

PHYLLIS Arch 468, Cultural Conversations Penn State University – 2008, 2010

Short Plays include:

RUNT Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre – 2015
Short play commission

SEAL Etch Theatre, Pleasance Theatre – 2015

PLAY 3 / TRIPTYCH PLAY Theatre Company – 2015

ICE CREAM Southwark Playhouse & Little Pieces of Gold – 2014

FOX Descent / Southwark Playhouse & Little Pieces of Gold – 2014


 COLOUR Descent, The Last Refuge – 2013

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