emily kaczmarek

emily is a playwright, librettist, and screenwriter based in new york.


Her work has been developed and produced by the Village Theatre, First Floor Theatre, Prospect Theatre Company, WP Theatre (upcoming), Musical Theatre Factory, New York Musical Festival, and others. Her residencies include SPACE on Ryder Farm, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, and Goodspeed Musicals.

Emily is a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist (with Zoe Sarnak; winners to be announced) and a 2018 Kleban Prize Finalist.

She is currently at work on a jukebox musical about queer first love; Afloat, a climate change adventure musical, with Zoe Sarnak; and a pilot script about the future of acting.

When not writing, Emily teaches high schoolers through the college access program SEO Scholars. And whenever possible, she sings.