Laura Eason is a playwright, screenwriter and producer.
Her writing/producing credits for TV include The Loudest Voice for Showtime (WGA nomination, adapted long form; Golden Globe nomination, limited series) and four seasons on Netflix’s House of Cards (Emmy nomination, drama Series; WGA nomination, drama series.) Laura's feature film debut, Here and Now, produced and starring Sarah Jessica Parker, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival (then titled Blue Night) and is available on demand after a limited theatrical release.
Laura’s more than twenty produced plays and adaptations include Sex with Strangers which began at Steppenwolf in Chicago before playing Second Stage in NYC (NYT Critic’s pick.) The play was one of the most produced in the U.S. with international productions in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, and Turkey. Her adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days began under her direction in Chicago and went onto subsequent productions in London and eighteen other UK cities before transferring to the New Victory Theatre in NYC (NYT Critic’s pick.)
As an Ensemble Member and former Artistic Director of Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago (2011 Regional Theatre Tony Award), Laura was a producer, writer, director and/or actor on more than twenty productions.
Originally from Chicago, she lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.