EMILY ZEMBA

PLAYWRIGHT

I write comedies that are female-driven, formally inventive, and genuinely strange. 

Currently Working On

ANNOUNCING: THE POOL 2020

Emily has joined forces with playwrights Kate Cortesi & Brenda Withers to form THE POOL 2020. See them take on the soul of America -- in rep:  **RESCHEDULED for Fall 2021 at New Ohio Theater in NYC**

SOCIETY

A New York ensemble modeled after the Joint Stock company. Their newest project, currently being developed by the ensemble and written by Emily, will investigate astrology and spirituality in the 21st century. 

OOO: OUT OF OFFICE

In June 2020, Emily was supposed to be residence with her collaborator Emma Wiseman as part of the New York State Puppet Festival in Perry, New York. Now Emily and Emma are adapting their object-puppetry play into a SHORT FILM! Stay Tuned!! (updated Sept 2020)

OOO : Out Of Office  is a two-woman object puppetry piece which imagines the fate of sentient office supplies in a post-human world; featuring office supplies, verbatim text from corporate emails, and original music by Megan Murtha.

TWO RIVER THEATER EMERGING PLAYWRIGHTS GROUP

Member of Two River Theater's 2020/21 group.

VISIONARY PLAYWRIGHT AWARD

Recipient of Theater Masters' 2019 Visionary Playwright Award/Commission. 

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