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Playwright Lauren Gunderson is enjoying a wave of interest

Feb. 4, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Gunderson is such a rare theatrical talent, you might be tempted to approach her very quietly, so as not to frighten her away.

“Indeed. Be careful. I might disappear,” she says, conspiratorially.

Gunderson is a young female playwright, which is special enough. She’s also prolific and has produced across the country. Plus, she loves writing complex characters for women. Can she really exist?

“I think I do. But this might be ‘The Matrix,’ so you never know.”

Read more of AP’s Big Story on Lauren here