Miranda Rose Hall


"Alaska Daily"

Miranda Rose Hall (she/her) is a playwright and screenwriter based in Brooklyn, NY.

Her plays include A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (finalist for the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, commissioned by LubDub Theatre Co), Plot Points in Our Sexual Development (finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Award in Drama), The Kind Ones, and Menstruation: A Period Piece. She has written for television on ABC’s Alaska Daily and Showtime’s American Rust. She is currently in development for a new project with FX and Emmy Rossum’s production company Composition8.

A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction is currently touring internationally as part of the Sustainable Theatre? project created by British director Katie Mitchell, French choreographer Jérôme Bel, and Théâtre Vidy in Lausanne, Switzerland. It has traveled to Théâtre Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Dramaten in Stockholm, the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, Théâtre de Liege, and the National Performing Arts Center in Taipei among other venues. It toured in the UK in spring and summer 2023, produced by Headlong Theatre, beginning at the Barbican in London, and traveling to Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, Shakespeare North in Prescot, New Vic in Newcastle, and Theatre Royal in Plymouth.

Miranda’s work has also been produced by theaters including LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater in New York, Baltimore Center Stage, the Magic Theatre in San Francisco, and Centaur Theatre in Montreal. She has written commissioned works for Yale Repertory Theater, Playwrights Horizons Soundstage, Baltimore Center Stage, Concord Theatricals, and LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater as a Berwin Lee New York London Commissioned Playwright. In 2020, she was honored with a Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award.

Participating Sessions

Master Class: Based on a True Story

A master class from the writer’s room of Alaska Daily, the TV series about a state’s failure to prosecute the murders of indigenous women, set at a struggling daily newspaper. Join Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Mike Rezendes and Steinberg Playwright Award-winner Miranda Rose Hall for a workshop on adapting real-life investigative stories into narrative work for stage and screen.