Sarah Kosar is an American playwright living in London. 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 has recently been granted an Exceptional Promise in Playwriting visa in the UK. Sarah is the Inaugural Writer In Residence at The Archivist’s Gallery, Haggerston, where her play MUMBURGER ran in July 2016.
MUMBURGER returns in a new production at the Old Red Lion, 27th June – 22nd July. Tickets can be purchased here.
Sarah is also the producer and host of the iTunes New and Noteworthy podcast, Kin.
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
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
OUTLINES: PINEAPPLE, RING MY ARM, CLICK, KNUCKLE The Old Red Lion – 2013
COLOUR Descent, The Last Refuge – 2013
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