Samantha Marchant


Samantha Marchant is a playwright and director based in Rochester, NY. She graduated from the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University with a concentration in Playwriting. Her work has been produced on both US coasts and has had readings all across the country and in Canada. Her plays have been produced or developed with Nickel Flour, Woven Theatre, Inkwell Lab, Workshop Theater, The Pulp Stage, The Skeleton Rep(resents), Theater Three, TMDT, Post Industrial Productions, Skull and Dagger, Alleyway Theatre, and Route 66, among others. She has attended the Sewanee Writers' Conference as a Horton Foote Scholar in playwriting. Her writing has been published in Smith & Kraus The Best 10-Minute Plays, Go Play Outside, The Louisville Review, Sick Lit Magazine and Women Writing Letters Season 3 and 4. Her full-length script, Turtle Play (The Play About the Turtle), is now available from Next Stage Press. She is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild and BAWG Playwrights. She longs for what's weird and a good laugh.