UMass Boston

Ginger Lazarus

Performing Arts
Senior Lecturer II

Areas of Expertise

Playwriting, Screenwriting


MA, Boston University

Additional Information

Ginger Lazarus is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced in the Boston area by Fresh Ink Theatre Company, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Mill 6, Another Country Productions, Centastage, Queer Soup, Playwrights’ Platform, and the Boston Theater Marathon. They have been featured nationally in productions by Untitled Theater Company #61, Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival, Women’s Theatre Project, and the Last Frontier Theatre Conference Play Lab, and were seen across the pond at the Warehouse Theatre and Canal Café Theatre in London. She has written and co-written screenplays for films that screened at the New Hampshire and Connecticut film festivals and the Boston 48 Hour Film Project. Her play Matter Familias received an IRNE nomination for Best New Play. Other honors include the John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award for MOCKBA: A Play About Moscow and selection as a ten-minute play finalist in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Ginger holds a master’s degree in playwriting from Boston University. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, StageSource, and Rhombus playwrights’ group. 


Playwriting I
Intro to Screen & TV Writing