Fernanda Coppel (Playwright)
Fernanda Coppel is a playwright and a screenwriter. Her new play KING LIZ had its world at Second Stage Theatre. Her play CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT premiered at the Atlantic Theater Company in 2012 and was published by Samuel French. In 2015, Fernanda received the inaugural Williamstown Theatre Festival New Play Commission. Her work has been developed at New York Theatre Workshop, Pregones Theater, INTAR Theatre, The Juilliard School, The Lark Development Center, the Flea, the Old Vic (London), Naked Angels, and at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Fernanda is a member of the MCC Playwrights’ Coalition and was a member of the Old Vic’s US/UK TS Eliot Exchange Program. Her work has won the Asuncion Queer Latino Festival at Pregones Theater, the 2012 HOLA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting, and the 2012 Helen Merrill Award. She was a three-year Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellow at The Juilliard School and received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU. Fernanda’s television credits include “The Bridge” on FX and “Kingdom” on DIRECTV.