Sarah Ruhl (born 1974) is an American playwright. She studied under Paula Vogel at Brown University and currently lives in Los Angeles. On April 6, 2006 Sarah and her husband Tony had their first baby, a girl named Anna Beatrice Ruhl Charuvastra.
Ruhl gained widespread recognition for her play The Clean House, a romantic comedy that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. Clean House relates the story of a physician who cannot convince her depressed Brazilian maid to clean her house.
Ruhl is also known for her Passion Play cycle that opened at Washington's Arena Stage in 2005.
Other Plays include Eurydice, Orlando, Late: A Cowboy Song and Demeter in the City.
Plays by Sarah Ruhl