Amy Rosenthal (born 1974) is a British playwright from Muswell Hill, London. She took a Masters in Playwriting at Birmingham University. She won the Sunday Times Drama Award with her debut play Henna Night in 1999. She is the daughter of Jack Rosenthal and Maureen Lipman. Rosenthal is Jewish. In 2015, she wrote the libretto to the opera Entanglement by the composer Charlotte Bray.
Rosenthal studied playwriting at the University of Birmingham. Her plays include:
- Sitting Pretty (1998)
- Henna Night (1999) (winner of the Sunday Times Drama Award 1999)
- Jerusalem Syndrome (2000)
- Little Words (radio play)
- Jack Rosenthal's Last Act (4-part series adapted from book for BBC Radio 4)
- Thank God It's Friday (co-written with Cosh Omar 2007)
- On The Rocks (2008) (about D. H. Lawrence and his circle, shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2009)
- The Jitterbug Blitz (2009)
- The Workroom (adapted from L'Atelier by Jean-Claude Grumberg)
- Fear of Cherry Blossom (premiere at Cheltenham Everyman Studio Theatre, 2016)
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