Mark St. Germain


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by Mark St. Germain

Playwright Mark St. Germain brings to life Eleanor Roosevelt, the most influential First Lady the world has ever seen. From her “Ugly Duckling” upbringing to her unorthodox marriage to Franklin, Eleanor puts her controversial life, loves and passions on the stage.

Production Notes:

Above photo: Harriet Harris as Eleanor in The Barrington Stage Company production. Photo by David Dashiell)

Casting: Eleanor Roosevelt

Place: : Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington D.C.

Time: Past and Present. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Check-out rave reviews from The Barrington Stage's acclaimed production:

“Brilliant and emotionally resonant”—The Wall Street Journal

“a bravura solo performance”—The Boston Globe

“Eleanor is the best sort of history, at once edifying and entertaining…An absorbing, thoughtful portrait”—Albany Times Union

“Extraordinary. That’s the only word for it…Eleanor is a triumph, all the way.”—Berkshire Bright Focus


Mark St. Germain

Mark has written the plays FREUD’S LAST SESSION (Off Broadway Alliance Award), CAMPING WITH HENRY AND TOM (Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award) FORGIVING TYPHOID MARY, (Time Magazine’s “Year’s Ten Best”) and BECOMING DR. RUTH, the story of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. He also wrote the play, BEST OF ENEMIES (adapted from the novel by Osha Gray Davidson), EARS ON A BEATLE, SCOTT AND HEM and OUT OF GAS ON LOVER’S LEAP.

His play RELATIVITY, starred Richard Dreyfuss at Theaterworks in Hartford and Mike Nussbaum at Northlight, in Chicago and broke both theaters’ box office records. It was selected for the National New Play Network Rolling World Premieres award and produced across the country...[FULL BIO]

Sanctuary City Review

TRW Press Release

TRW Plays Announces New Acquisitions: SANCTUARY CITY, SELLING KABUL, ELEANOR and EMMA.


New York, NY

Leading theatrical licensor, TRW Plays, announces a slate of new acquisitions including Martyna Majok’s SANCTUARY CITY, SELLING KABUL by Sylvia Khoury, ELEANOR by Mark St. German, and Kate Hamill’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s EMMA. In taking on the exclusive representation of these premiere titles, Lysna Marzani, Executive Director of TRW Plays, said .... [READ the Press Release]