Katherine Kovner


Katherine Kovner (Dramaturg) is a dramaturg and The Founding Artistic Director of The Playwrights Realm, an Off-Broadway Theatre Company devoted to early career playwrights. As a dramaturg she has worked on many plays at The Realm and at other theatres; most recently as the dramaturg on runboyrun & In Old Age at New York Theatre Workshop. As an Artistic Director she’s produced plays that have been nominated for seven Lucille Lortel Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Obie Awards and been a finalist for the Pulitzer prize. Under her leadership, The Realm was recognized with a special Obie Award for “its dedication to risk-taking new plays.” She was the 2014 recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women and is a graduate of Brown University.