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The How and The Why

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TITLE
The How and The Why
AUTHORS

Sarah Treem

SYNOPSIS

Evolution and emotion collide in Sarah Treem’s though-provoking and sharp new play about science, family, and survival of the fittest. On the eve of a prestigious conference, an up-and-coming evolutionary biologist wrestles for the truth with an established leader in the field. This intimate and keenly perceptive play explores the difficult choices women of every generation face.

AVAILABILITY
Available
YEAR
2010
ISBN
978-1-5752-5802-7
TYPOLOGY
Drama
PUBLISHER
Smith and Kraus, Inc.
biography

Sarah Treem

Sarah Treem is the Golden Globe Winning writer and producer of Showtime’s “The Affair”. Her plays include “Empty Sky”, “Against the Wall”, “Mirror, Mirror”, “A Feminine Ending”, “Human Voices”, “When We Were Young and Unafraid”, and “Vienna’s Amazing”. “A Feminine Ending” received its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in Fall 2007, was subsequently produced at South Coast Repertory and Portland Center Stage in 2008 and is published by Samuel French. “Human Voices” was part of Manhattan Theater Club’s Springboard’s New Play Series and New York Stage & Film’s Powerhouse Reading Season in 2007.

Sarah has been in residence at The Sundance Institute and The Ojai Playwriting Conference. She has been commissioned by South Coast Repertory and Playwrights Horizons, and she is a current fellow at the Lark Playwrights’ Workshop. Sarah is a Writer/Producer on two acclaimed HBO series, “In Treatment” and Mark Wahlberg’s “How To Make It In America”. She also writes for Netflix’s “House of Cards”. Sarah is adapting Tom Wolfe’s novel “I Am Charlotte Simmons” for Bill Haber and Tina Brown at HBO. She graduated from Yale University and the Yale School of Drama.

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