MJ Halberstadt is a Boston-based playwright and alumnus of Emerson College (BA Theatre Education) and Boston University (MFA Playwriting). Full-lengths include Brute (Pingree School), Grindr (and other concerns) (The Survivalists), i don't know where we're going but i promise we're lost (Boston Teen Acting Troupe), That Time the House Burned Down (Fresh Ink Theatre), The Launch Prize (Bridge Rep of Boston) and not Jenny (Bridge Rep of Boston). His work has been developed and acknowledged by the BCA/CompanyOne PlayLab, Boston University's Creative Writing Global Fellowship, Elliot Norton Award for "Outstanding New Script" (The Launch Prize), KCACTF Region 1 Conference and Last Frontier Theatre Conference.
He is a founding member of Bridge Rep of Boston and member of Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
He grew up on Long Island and currently lives just West of Boston with his husband and their coffee maker.