Who Are the Playwrights

Mary Elizabeth Hamilton

Alumni Playwright

2019 — 2026

Mary Elizabeth Hamilton was a Lila Acheson Wallace Fellow at The Juilliard School and a Jerome New York Fellow at The Lark. She has participated in The O’Neill Theater Conference, Youngblood, I-73, New Georges’ The Jam, and Play Penn. Mary holds her MFA in playwriting from The University of Iowa. Her play "16 Winters" won the American Shakespeare Center’s New Contemporaries Award in 2018 . She was a member of Ars Nova Playgroup and is a resident playwright at New Dramatists. Mary lives in Brooklyn with her daughter.