NEWS / UPCOMING IN 2017/18 


SARAH JESSICA PARKER FEATURE / FILM

In post-production. Principle photography was completed in July, 2017.  

"Sarah Jessica Parker is taking the mic for an untitled drama that sees her reteaming with AMBI Pictures. The 'Sex and the City' star will play a New York chanteuse who wrestles with the implications of a serious health diagnosis in the film that she developed and will produce. "House of Cards" writer Laura Eason wrote the screenplay."  -- HOLLYWOOD REPORTER                                    More info on IMDB


THE ROCKS / TV

"Entertainment One has picked up television rights to Peter Nichols’ best-selling novel The Rocks, with War & Peace helmer Tom Harper on board to direct. Laura Eason ("House of Cards", Sex With Strangers) is attached to adapt the series. Harper, one of the hottest directors coming out of the UK at the moment, will produce along with Josh Varney, Ben Pugh and Eleanor Moran of 42 while La La Land producer Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones will exec produce via their Automatik banner." - DEADLINE


Remarkable Invisible / PLAY

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, UK recently present the world premiere of:

Remarkable Invisible,  FRI 11 AUGUST - Sat 4 November, 2017.  

"THIS RICH AND COMPELLING NEW PLAY FROM AWARD-WINNING WRITER LAURA EASON IS A RESONANT AMERICAN FAMILY DRAMA EXPLORING THE COMPLEX JOY, LOVE, AND DISAPPOINTMENTS ANYONE WITH A FAMILY WILL RECOGNIZE." - Theatre by the Lake


HOUSE OF CARDS - SEASON 5 / TV

Laura is a writer/producer on season 5 of "House of Cards", her 4th year on the show. The new season dropped on Netflix on May 30, 2017.  Season 5 recently received the show's 5th consecutive Emmy nomination for Drama Series.


ARound the world in 80 days / PLAY

Laura's acclaimed adaptation, originally produced and  directed by  her at Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, will have a return engagement in the UK in 2017 after three successful runs at the New Vic (Newcastle), The Royal Exchange (Manchester), and the St. James Theatre in London.  


sex with strangers / PLAY

After lauded productions at Second Stage, NYC; Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago; Sydney Theatre, Australia; a production in Spanish in Buenos Aires, Argentina; a sold out run at Hampstead Theatre in London; a production in  Portuguese at Teatro das Artes in Rio, Brazil; and dozens of productions in the U.S., the play continues to have productions in 2017/2018 including:

  • Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca NY 
  • San Diego Rep, San Diego, CA
  • Phoenix Theatre,  Indianapolis IN  
  • Rebel and Misfits, Saint Louis MO  
  • Geva Theatre Center, Rochester NY  
  • Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Wellfleet MA  
  • Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth TX  
  • Theatre Aspen, Aspen CO 
  • American Stage, Saint Petersburg FL  
  • Capital Repertory,  Albany NY  
  • Westport Country Playhouse, Westport CT 
  •  Good Theater, Scarborough ME 
  • Renaissance Theaterworks,  Milwaukee WI  
  •  Human Race Theatre Company, Dayton OH 
  • Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Kansas City MO 


Laura Eason

PLAYWRIGHT / SCREENWRITER