Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeck

Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States


Theresa Rebeck is a playwright. She also works as a television writer. Her input went into popular shows such as Dream On, Brooklyn Bridge, L.A. Law, American Dreamer, Maximum Bob, First Wave, and Third Watch.
She also wrote and produced Canterbury’s Law, Smith, Law and Order: Criminal Intent and NYPD Blue.
Ms. Rebeck has an MFA in Playwrighting and a PhD. in Victorian Melodrama, from Brandeis University. She is a board member of the Dramatists Guild and has taught at Brandeis and Columbia Universities.
She currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband Jess Lynn and two children, Cooper and Cleo.

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Theresa was the invited speaker at the annual ART/NY Curtain Call presentation at the Laura Pels Theater on March 15, 2010. The following is the text of her speech:


Because I am someone who believes in the power of storytelling, I am going to tell you a story. It is the story of a play, and the story of things that happened to me, because of that play.

The play is called The But... Read more of this blog post »
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“Georgie: I feel stupid.

Andrew: What are you talking about, you feel stupid? You just walked in here and insulted me for ten minutes.

Georgie: That was different. I was mad.

Andrew: You have to be mad to talk?

Georgie: No, come on—I don't know—

Andrew: I could make you mad.

Georgie: No, you couldn't. You're too nice.

Andrew: Fuck you.

Georgie: —Andrew—

Andrew: Fuck you. Come on. Fuck you.

Georgie: Yeah, fuck you too.

Andrew: Fuck you.

Georige: Fuck you.

Andrew: Fuck you.

Georgie: You look really stupid saying fuck you—

Andrew: Fuck you. Fuck you! Fuck you.

Georgie: Andrew, stop it. Cut it out. It sounds weird when you say it. You shouldn't talk like that.

Andrew: You talk like that all the time!
Georgie: I'm different. I mean, I know how to swear. You don't. It's like, fuck you. Fuck you. Or, you know, fuck you. It's just—you know. You got to know how to say it.

Andrew: Fuck you.

Georgie: Forget it. You look really stupid. You look the way I look when I try to talk like you.

Andrew: You've tried it? Really? I must have missed that day.

Georgie: Oh, fuck you.”
Theresa Rebeck, Spike Heels

“I may be a slut, but I'm a slut who is growing a conscience.”
Theresa Rebeck

“Every fucking corner of everything you write is precious, if it isn't why would you write it?”
Theresa Rebeck, Seminar

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