Authors

Benedict Lombe

Benedict Lombe is a British Congolese writer and theatre-maker based in London.

Her plays include: Shifters (Bush Theatre, London, 2024) and Lava (Bush Theatre, 2021).

Lava, her debut play, won Best Performance Piece at the 2022 Offies (Off West End Awards) and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2022. Lombe also won the Book and Lyrics Recognition Award at the 2021 Black British Theatre Awards.

Benedict Lombe
Lava
Shifters

Todd London

Todd London has chaired the New York State Council on the Arts theatre panel and served as associate artistic director of New York's Classic Stage Company. In 1997 he won the George Jean Nathan Award for dramatic criticism for his writing for American Theatre Magazine.

Contemporary American Monologues for Women
Contemporary American Monologues for Men
An Ideal Theater

Kenneth Lonergan

Kenneth Lonergan is an American film director, playwright and screenwriter. His plays include The Starry Messenger, Lobby Hero, This Is Our Youth and The Waverly Gallery, and he wrote and directed the films You Can Count On Me, Margaret and Manchester by the Sea, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

The Starry Messenger
Kenneth Lonergan: Three Plays

Federico García Lorca

Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca (5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director.

Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27. His major plays include Blood Wedding, Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba

He was executed by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War.

Federico García Lorca
Blood Wedding & Yerma
The House of Bernarda Alba
Yerma
Blood Wedding
Blood Wedding
The House of Bernarda Alba
Lorca: Three Plays

Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director of both theatre and film. His plays include Prelude to a Kiss, The Dying Gaul, The Singing Forest, Small Tragedy, Reckless, Blue Window, Prayer for My Enemy, God’s Heart and the book for the Tony Award–winning musical The Light in the Piazza. He wrote the screenplays for Longtime Companion and The Secret Lives of Dentists.

What I Meant Was
Prelude to a Kiss and other plays
Reckless and other plays
The Light in the Piazza
Prayer For My Enemy
Ode to Joy
Small Tragedy

Russell Lucas

Russell Lucas is a UK-based artist specialising in writing, devising, producing, acting and directing. His work has been seen in London, Edinburgh, the West End, on tour and Off-Broadway.

He is also a qualified lecturer and has written and delivered workshops at leading venues and educational institutions across the UK and internationally.

He is the author of 300 Thoughts for Theatremakers: A Manifesto for the Twenty-First-Century Theatremaker (Nick Hern Books, 2022).

Russell Lucas
300 Thoughts for Theatremakers

Nathan Lucky Wood

Nathan Lucky Wood grew up in London. He was a member of the Soho Theatre Writers' Lab. His plays include: Alcatraz (VAULT Festival, London, 2019); and A Haunting (King's Head Theatre, London, 2016; VAULT Festival and Belgrade Theatre, Coventry). His other work has been seen at the Bush Theatre, Arcola Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Leicester Square Arts Theatre, Rich Mix, and Theatre503.

Nathan Lucky Wood
Plays from VAULT 4
Alcatraz