NEWS / UPCOMING IN 2017/18 


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." - DEADLINE


SARAH JESSICA PARKER FEATURE / FILM

"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


Remarkable Invisible / PLAY

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, UK will present the world premiere Laura's newest play,

Remarkable Invisible, running  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 will drop on Netflix on May 30, 2017. 


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, NY; Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago; Sydney Theatre, Australia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and, most recently, a sold out run at Hampstead Theatre in London 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