Faculty & Staff

photo of Ginger Lazarus

Ginger Lazarus, MA

  • Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.5642
  • Office Location: McCormack Hall,02,00615

Areas of Expertise

Playwriting, Screenwriting


MA, Boston University

Additional Information

Ginger Lazarus is an award-winning playwright whose work has been frequently produced in her native Boston and beyond. Her most recent project was A Blessing and a Curse: A Duet of Plays on Motherhood, an evening of two one-act plays presented by Spiced Wine Productions. Her play Matter Familias received an IRNE nomination for Best New Play of 2004; other honors include the 1999 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award for MOCKBA: A Play About Moscow and selection as a ten-minute play finalist in the 2002 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Shooting Sparks. Her plays have been produced locally by Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Centastage, Queer Soup, Playwrights’ Platform, the Boston Theater Marathon, and have been featured nationally in Untitled Theater’s 24/7 Festival (New York), Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival, Pan Theater Ten Minute Play Festival (San Francisco), Bloody Unicorn Theater Company’s Lesbian Shorts (Tucson), and the Last Frontier Theatre Conference Play Lab (Valdez, Alaska). Two of her short plays also appeared at the Warehouse Theatre and Canal Café Theatre in London. Ginger holds a master’s degree in playwriting from Boston University and also teaches in Emerson College's Professional Studies division. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and StageSource.


Playwriting I
Intro to Screen & TV Writing