Sara Cooper

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Sara Cooper

Sara Cooper is a Playwright-Lyricist. Recent highlights: Commercial musical adaptation of a major motion picture (TBA), lyricist (currently in development); Perpetual Sunshine & the Ghost Girls, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat (2021), New York Theatre Barn New Works Series (2021), 5X15, Beck Center/Baldwin Wallace (2021), National Alliance for Musical Theatre 15-Minute Musical Challenge winner (2020); Barrington Stage Company Spark Grant (2020); HoT, Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove, Goodspeed Musicals (2020), New York Theatre Barn New Works Series (2020), concert, Dixon Place (2019); Windows and Breakfast, Lowbrow Opera Collective (2021, 2020); Polyanna, Grand Jury Prize, BOLT, Barnstorm Media (2020); The Memory Show, Benefit Reading, Alzheimer’s Association, The Mercury Theater Chicago (2019), New Bard, London (2016), NEA grant (2013), Transport Group, The Duke on 42nd Street (2013), Water Gate Media, Seoul (2012-2013), Barrington Stage Company (2010), NAMT (2010); Elevator Heart, Moxie Arts (2019), University of San Francisco (2018), Tisch New Musicals (2016); Fault Lines, The Kennedy Center (2018), American Opera Initiative Fellowship, Washington National Opera (2017); NYSCA Individual Theatre Artist Commission (2015); Things I Left On Long Island, FringeNYC (2014), Overall Excellence Award: Playwriting (2014), Time Out NY Critics’ Pick (2014); Jonathan Larson Grant, American Theatre Wing (2014). MFA Graduate Musical Theatre Writing, Tisch NYU. Dramatists Guild, ASCAP. http://saracooper.me