Laura Eason

SCREENWRITER / PLAYWRIGHT / PRODUCER

NEWS


REPRIEVE

REPRIEVE reimagines three iconic female characters from theatre in a contemporary setting, connected only by the liminal space of one mysterious hotel room. Ruthie Ann Miles stars as Laura Wingfield from The Glass Menagerie, written by Laura Eason. This short film produced by The Interval is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.

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The loudest voice 

Premieres June 30th, 2019 on Showtime

Laura serves as Co-EP on the Blumhouse TV/Showtime limited series adaptation of journalist Gabriel Sherman's book The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News -- and Divided a County.





THE ROCKS

"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




AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS / PLAY

Laura's acclaimed adaptation, originally produced and  directed by  her at Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, completed a successful 18 city UK tour after three previous sold-out runs at the New Vic (Newcastle), The Royal Exchange (Manchester), and the St. James Theatre in London.  The show came to the U.S. in spring of 2019 and played the New Victory in NYC​​