Jessica Goldberg

Jessica Goldberg (born 1975) is an American playwright, screenwriter and television writer. She is the creator of the Hulu series The Path.


Goldberg is a graduate of the dramatic writing program at New York University, and of the Juilliard School.[citation needed] She was a Tennessee Williams Fellow at the University of the South and a recipient of the Le Compte de Nouy stipend, the first annual Helen Merrill Award, and a 2000 Berrilla Kerr Foundation Award.[1] She was also a resident at New River Dramatists, a member of the PEN American Center.[citation needed]

Her play Get What You Need was commissioned by the Atlantic Theater Company.[citation needed] Refuge premiered at Playwrights' Horizons and won the 1999 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

Goldberg's television and screen work includes "The Prince of Motor City" (2008) for ABC, starring Piper Perabo, Aidan Quinn, Andie MacDowell, Rutger Hauer, and Morris Chestnut.[citation needed] Her screenplays include:


  • Affair Play
  • Cherry
  • Good Thing. Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 2003. ISBN 978-0-8222-1869-2.
  • The Hologram Theory. Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 2002. ISBN 978-0-8222-1821-0.
  • The Hunger Education
  • Refuge. Dramatist's Play Service. 2000. ISBN 978-0-8222-1777-0.
  • Stuck. Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 2000. ISBN 978-0-8222-1778-7.
  • Ward 57[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Berrilla Kerr Foundation awards". American Theatre. January 1, 2001. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Zachary Stewart (Mar 26, 2008). "For Ward Thinking". TheaterMania.

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