Sarah Rebell

Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Sarah Rebell is an arts journalist and musical theatre writer. She is 2020 National Critics Institute Fellow at the Eugene O'Neill Center. Prior to that, she spent three years as a contributing staff writer for the feminist theatrical publication, The Interval. Additional bylines include American TheatreThe DramatistHowlround, The Maestra Blog, and Women and Hollywood. Sarah's work as a lyricist and bookwriter includes The Awakening (music by Teresa Lotz), Off the Wall (music by Danny Abosch), and Rose Petals (music by Lizzie Hagstedt). Workshops/Readings: Prospect Theater Company, Playwrights Horizons, Musical Theatre Factory, Stages Festival of New Musicals, Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival, and NYMF. Her songs have been performed in concerts at 54 Below, Catalina Jazz Club, the D-Lounge, the Duplex, the Laurie Beechman Theatre, the Metropolitan Room, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage.  Sarah currently works as the Communications Manager at The Dramatists Guild of America. BA: Vassar College. MFA: New York University. MA: Columbia University.


Creative Affairs Manager, Dramatists Guild of America
Sarah Rebell is a musical theatre writer and theatrical journalist
Selected Articles:
American Theatre: 
Describing How Art Feels and Checking Bias: My Week at Virtual Critics Camp
Maestra Blog: Celebrating Maestras in the Time of COVID
The Interval: Season of the Female Music Director
Women and Hollywood: Lillian Hellman's Regina Giddens: The Theatre's Original "Nasty Woman"