Laura Leininger-Campbell

Playwright

Laura Leininger-Campbell is a playwright and actor.  An O’Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist, her play Eminent Domain received its world premiere at the Omaha Community Playhouse on August 25, 2017.  Her play Terminal was chosen for the Great Plains Theater Conference as a Playlab participant in 2016. She co-wrote the play L’Chaim with fellow playwright Marie Amthor-Schuett, and won a Theater Arts Guild Award for best original play in 2016. Laura has written a number of adaptations, including Bram Stoker’s The Jewel of Seven Stars, and Dangerous Beauty, based on Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Both productions were produced by Omaha’s Joslyn Castle for its annual literary festival.

Highlights

Eminent Domain: 2016 Finalist in O’Neill National Playwrights Conference
Terminal:  2017 Participant in Great Plains Theater Conference
Theater Arts Guild Award:  2016 Best New Play Award for L’Chaim
Eminent Domain World Premiere:  August 25th, 2017