Prominent part of New York's experimental theater scene, she wrote the play Dead City, and won the Whiting Writers Award.
She was the author of a popular (now-defunct) theater blog.
She was named one of 18 Successful Women Who Are Changing the World by Marie Claire in 2010.
She married and had a son with the composer Sophocles Papavasilopoulos.
She was a writer for the TV series The United States of Tara, starring Toni Collette, for two seasons.