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Alex Lubischer

  • alubisch@depaul.edu
  • ​​MFA Playwriting, Yale School of Drama

    BA Theatre, University of Southern California

  • Theatre Studies

Alex Lubischer is a Chicago-based, Jeff Award-winning playwright originally from rural Nebraska. His plays include You Deserve to Be Here (Goodman Playwrights Unit commission), Do Wasps Have Desires? (Milwaukee Repertory Theater), Bobbie Clearly (Roundabout Theatre Company, Steep Theatre), Pivot (Yale School of Drama), Weird Kids (Haven Chicago), The Quonsets (Yale Cabaret, co-written with Majkin Holmquist), and Survey No. 5 (House of International Theatre, Copenhagen). Lubischer was the 2017/18 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence at Roundabout Theatre Company. He has developed new work at Playwrights Horizons, Atlantic Theater Company, Page 73, The Orchard Project, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Victory Gardens Theater, First Floor Theater, and Actors Theatre of Louisville. He has been a semifinalist for the P73 Playwriting Fellowship and a three-time finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. Current writing projects include new play commissions from Roundabout and South Coast Repertory. In addition to his work at DePaul, Lubischer teaches playwriting at Steep Theatre and the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.