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Sofya Levitsky-Weitz

Sofya Levitsky-Weitz is a writer based in Brooklyn originally from Los Angeles. She was the 2018-2019 Jerome Fellow and is a current Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center. Plays include this party sucks (2019 Kilroy’s List, IAMA New Works Festival, New York Theatre Workshop development), Cannabis Passover (Playwrights’ Center PlayLabs 2019, 2020-2021 and current finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference), be mean to me (semi-finalist for Premiere Stages at Keane), Gehinnom (semi-finalist for O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference, Playwrights’ Realm, and Princess Grace Award), and Intuitive Men (UCF Pegasus Playlab). Additional development through Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Sam French Off-Off Broadway Festival, the Flea, Chicago Dramatists, and more. Finalist for the Ingram New Works Lab, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Page 73 Fellowship, Women’s Project Lab, Dramatist Guild Fellowship, and the Heideman Award. Most recently, she received the Commission for this year’s Penn State New Musical Initiative. TV/Film work includes core collaboration on an Untitled Didion Project created by Sarah Gubbins and Heidi Schreck with Big Beach and serving as script consultant for Michael Showalter’s feature The Eyes of Tammy Faye through Fox Searchlight. Most recently, she is a staff writer on the upcoming Starz show Gaslit with Esmail Corp & UCP.  Sofya got her MFA in Writing for the Screen & Stage from Northwestern University and is a member of EST/Youngblood.