Kate Tarker is an American playwright currently living in Providence, RI. She writes offbeat, funny, countercultural plays. Produced plays include Montag (Soho Rep., Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe), THUNDERBODIES (Soho Rep.), Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man (The Wilma, FoolsFURY), and Laura and the Sea (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble).
Kate's works have been developed in theaters across the US and in London. She is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship, The Vineyard’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, and Theater Masters’ Visionary Playwright Award. She is currently under commission from Playwrights Horizons and Theater Masters. Kate has also been published in The Paris Review and has work in the McSweeney’s anthology, I Know What’s Best For You: Stories on Reproductive Freedom. MFA Yale School of Drama.
To take an online playwriting class with Kate, check out katetarker.com/classes for current offerings!
Ross Weiner, CAA
Artistic Directors Doug Aibel and Sarah Stern announce Kate Tarker as the ninth recipient of Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Playwriting Award.