Deborah Yarchun is a New Jersey-born, Air Force-raised and Austin-rooted playwright; her plays are just as geographically discombobulated.
Her plays have been developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The New Harmony Project, Jewish Plays Project’s OPEN: The Festival of New Jewish Theater, The Great Plains Theater Conference, Jewish Ensemble Theater, Red Eye Theater, Poetic Theater Productions, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, WordBRIDGE, and Workhouse Theater Company, and produced at Fusion Theatre, Theater Master’s National MFA Playwrights Festival, EstroGenius Festival, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival, Playwrights Horizons’ Peter Jay Sharp Theater by Young Playwrights Inc., and at theaters and universities across the United States and Canada.
At Art Kibbutz Deborah participated as a member of the Jewish Plays Project team rehearsing to present excerpts from And You Shall Be A Blessing, a play with music about Debbie Friedman. The play took place on June 11th at the 14th Street Y at 10 pm as part of the Tikkun Leil Shavuot event - with Shira Kline, Naomi Less, Sarah Sokolic, Jeremy Stoller, Michael Bradley Cohen, and Max Jared. More here.