Lauren Yarger

Playwright

Lauren Yarger is a producer and playwright. She has written several dinner theaters and revues as well as the book for an award-winning musical version of A Christmas Carol. She also is a critic covering New York and Connecticut theater. She is a voting member of the Outer Critics Circle (for whom she manages the annual awards party), the the American Theatre Critics Association, and is a former voting member and vice president of The Drama Desk. She is co-founder of the Connecticut Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women. She produced a one-woman musical about Mary Magdalene which toured nationally for three years before closing in New York. Lauren also is a book reviewer for Publishers Weekly and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. Criticalartsconnection.com