Eliza Bent

Writer/performer Eliza Bent creates “Bentertainments.” These include solo works, KAREN, I SAID, which the New York Times described as a “wicked satire,” TOILET FIRE, Time Out New York Critic’s Pick; plays, INDEED, FRIEND!; adaptations, THE BEYONCE; and hybrid affairs, BLUE WIZARD / BLACK WIZARD, published by Samuel French. Bent’s shows have been developed, workshopped, and produced at Abrons Arts Center, the Atlantic Theatre, Bushwick Starr, and New York Theatre Workshop’s Next Door Series. Residencies: MacDowell, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Goodman Theatre Playwrights Unit. Bent has performed in off off B’way venues, in regional LORTs, and toured internationally with Half Straddle. BA in philosophy, MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College. Currently on faculty at Northwestern University’s Radio TV & Film department. INSTA@getbentobox