Abby Lass


Abby Lass (she/her/hers) is a Boston-based theatremaker and arts educator. She specializes in dramaturgy, directing, and sound design, and has a special interest in female-centered works and classical adaptations. Previous dramaturgy credits include: Buried Child, Safe Hands: A Musical Workshop, O, Hysteria!, A Fan’s Sermon (Vassar College), Helen (Newton Theatre Company), and #RomeoJuliet (New Rep). Abby has also produced several theatre-adjacent research projects, including “Playing the Man I Am: An Exploration of Gender and Genre in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus” and “Performance and Pedagogy: An Exploration of the Psychological Benefits of Theatre Education for Adolescents.” She recently gave a TEDx talk about the intersection of psychological research and the arts. Abby has just finished her senior year at Vassar College, where she received a double major in Drama and Psychology with a minor in Greek and Roman Studies. She serves as the Director of Education and Outreach at Newton Theatre Company and has taught with Newton Theatre Kids.

Productions at New Rep

Production Role
Listen to Sipu
Assistant to Dramaturg
Showstopper Virtual Play Series
Live Captions