Lee Phenner

Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Lee Phenner is a playwright, book writer, lyricist, and voice actor. An Oregon Shakespeare Festival Black Swan Lab writer for A Pint of Understanding (music by Joseph Smith and Joel LaRue Smith), works include the dramatic monologue Synaptic Fires produced by Brave New World Rep, screenplay Celia Now and Then (quarterfinalist, MORE Women in Film Screenplay Contest), and Circle of the First, a choral work co-written with Robert D. Terrio. Lee holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College, where she received Duprey awards for screenwriting and poetry and was selected for the Ploughshares International Fiction Seminar at Kasteel Well, Netherlands. She is a member of the New Play Exchange, StageSource, and Honor Roll.