Robert Weibezahl (New Play Lab Playwright)

Robert Weibezahl

Robert Weibezahl (he/him) is a playwright and fiction writer. His play, And Lightning Struck: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Creation, was first commissioned and presented by Lit Live in Simi Valley, California and later won the 2020 Quarantine Playwriting Competition at the Grand Theatre, Cartersville, Georgia. Other full-length plays include Which Way the Wind Blows, which was a finalist for the Dayton (Ohio) Playhouse’s FutureFest 2019, and Hold On, which was featured at the 2019 Palisades Playwrights Festival in Los Angeles. Weibezahl’s short plays have been performed live and virtually by theatre groups in New York, California, Massachusetts, Arizona, Minnesota, Kansas, Michigan, and Australia.