Brooke Berman is an award-winning playwright, filmmaker, and memoirist. She wrote and directed RAMONA AT MIDLIFE which recently premiered at Geena Davis’s esteemed Bentonville Film Festival. Brooke’s short U4G premiered at the Aspen International ShortsFest where it won Audience Special Recognition. ALL SAINTS DAY, a short film she wrote, directed by Will Frears, won Best Narrative Short at the Savannah Film Festival and played at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Brooke adapted her play SMASHING for Natalie Portman and has written features for The Mark Gordon Company, Vox Films, Red Crown, and Fugitive.

Brooke’s plays have been seen across the country and internationally and include HUNTING AND GATHERING (Primary Stages), SMASHING (the Play Company), OUT OF THE WATER (Red Stitch Theatre, Naked Angels, Cape Cod Theater Project) SAM AND LUCY (SPF, The Royal National Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse) and many others. Recently, Brooke developed A MODEL CITY with director Leigh Silverman for Stacey Mindich Productions and most recently workshopped DEARLY BELOVED at Theaterworks, Hartford.

Brooke is the author of three nonfiction books including the memoir, No Place Like Home, published by Random House.

She is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Barnard College. She lives in Queens with her husband and son.

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