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Composer Matthew Aucoin partners with Sarah for a new opera of her play EURYDICE presented at LA Opera February 1 - 23, 2020.    Learn more

EURYDICE the opera will then perform at the Metropolitan Opera in their 2021-22 Season.

The Getty Villa Presents "From Play to Libretto: Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice" on Sunday, February 1, 2020. 

  • Join actors and opera singers for a staged reading of Eurydice, followed by a conversation between Sarah and the score's composer about the process of translating her play to opera. LA Opera performs selections from the libretto.    Get Tickets


44 POEMS FOR YOU by Sarah Ruhl
Published by Copper Canyon Press

will be released in February 2020.




Sarah discusses and signs LETTERS FROM MAX in Los Angeles on Friday, January 31 at 7:00pm.
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LETTERS FROM MAX: A book of friendship, co-authored by Sarah Ruhl and Max Ritvo is now available for purchase.

An Introvert’s Guide to Friendship: What my student taught me about one of life’s most important relationships in the NY Times

The Porous Fabric Between Life and Death: Sarah Ruhl Interviewed by Elizabeth Metzger in Bomb Magazine

The New Yorker: The Poetry I Was Grateful For in 2018.


Featured in the New York Times: "Sarah Ruhl, the Celebrated Playwright, Will Publish a Memoir."

Sarah Ruhl will join Signature Theatre's Residency 1 program - a year long intensive exploration of a single writer's body of work. Click to learn more.

Sarah's play Eurydice was listed as one of The 25 Best American Plays since 'Angels in America' by the NY Times.

Read Sarah's recent New York Times article: The Trump-Less Kennedy Center Honors

Sarah's poems “Summer, Rhode Island,” “Miscarriage,” and “I Wanted Music” have been published in Narrative Magazine.

Sarah is the recipient of this year’s Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. Sarah's speech can be read here.