Lauren Davenport


Lauren Davenport (she/her/hers) is a Philadelphia-based playwright with a first-degree blackbelt and a fascination for historical things and immersive experiences. Her work has been produced and read in Philadelphia, Chicago, San Diego CA, Chestertown MD, West Chester PA, and Buffalo NY. Her plays include SANDCASTLES (2021 Semi-Finalist Bay Area Playwrights Festival), her Mary Shelley solo show WAKING DREAMS (2016 co-production with Beacon Theatre Productions), a choose-your-own-adventure solo short PAY YOUR FERRYMAN (2021 Alleyway Theatre), and her ten-minute play A WEIGHT OF WORLDS (2020 ArtPride Diner Theatre Library Selection, 2020 DG Footlights Ten-Minute Play Fest, and 2019 Project Transcend) among others. She received her MA in Theatre from Villanova University and her BA in English Literature, Theatre, and Creative Writing from Washington College.