Myrna Lamb

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Myrna Lamb (born August 3, 1930 Newark, New Jersey) is an American playwright.

Anselma dell'Olio selected her work for a feminist Theater production, at the Martinique Theater, May 1969.[1]


She graduated from The New School, and Rutgers University.


  • 1971 Biennale de Paris production grant
  • 1973 Rockefeller Fellowship residency grant for New York Shakespeare Festival
  • 1973 Guggenheim Fellowship [2]
  • 1974, 1975 National Endowment for the Arts Music Program grant
  • 1977 New York Shakespeare Festival grant (Playwrights on Payroll)


  • Apple Pie, New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC
  • Ballad Of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Academy, NY
  • But What Have You Done for Me Lately, Washington Square Church, NYC 1968
  • The Butcher Shop, Oberlin College, OH
  • The Comeback Act, Interart Theatre, NYC
  • Crab Quadrille, Interart Theatre, NYC, 1976
  • I Lost A Pair Of Gloves Yesterday, Manhattan Theatre Club, NY
  • In The Shadow of The Crematoria, Martinique Theatre, NYC
  • Jillila
  • The Mod Donna, New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC
  • Monologia:The Mod Donna and Scylon Z, Interart Theatre, NYC 1971
  • Mother Ann
  • Olympic Park, New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC (reading)
  • Pas de Deux, Oberlin College, OH
  • The Sacrifice, AMDA Theatre, NYC
  • The Serving-Girl and the Lady, Martinique Theatre, NYC
  • Two Party System


  • Balloon
  • Blood Alley
  • Dead Center
  • Point Pleasant America
  • Treatments for King of the Blitz


  1. ^ Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Ann Snitow, eds. (2007). The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from Women's Liberation. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 978-0-8135-3973-7. 
  2. ^ "Myrna Lamb - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Retrieved 2011-12-22. 

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