Anne G. Morgan

anne morgan american shakespeare center
Literary Manager/Dramaturg
Favorite Shakespeare Play:

Whichever one I’m working on at present

Favorite play that isn’t by Shakespeare:

So many! A few: Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, The Aliens by Annie Baker, The Christians by Lucas Hnath, Indecent by Paula Vogel, and so many more…


Anne received the 2019 Elliott Hayes Award for her leadership of Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries, ASC’s groundbreaking initiative to discover, develop, and produce new work in conversation with Shakespeare’s plays. Dramaturgy for current and upcoming world premieres at ASC includes The Defamation of Cicely Lee by Emma Whipday, Keene by Anchuli Felicia King, and Thrive by L M Feldman. She previously dramaturged ASC’s world premieres of 16 Winters by Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, Anne Page Hates Fun by Amy E. Witting, and Emma by Emma Whipday and regularly provides dramaturgical support for other ASC productions. Prior to joining ASC, Anne was the Literary Manager & Dramaturg at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where she worked on new plays by David Auburn, Bekah Brunstetter, A. Rey Pamatmat, and more. Other dramaturgy work includes the Great Plains Theatre Conference, New York Theatre Workshop, the Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights’ Workshop, Company One Theatre, and more. Anne has worked internationally at the Baltic Playwrights Conference, the Latvian Academy of Culture, and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. She has taught at the University of Connecticut and the National Theater Institute. She serves on the Executive Board of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.