Seedlings – 15 Years Later

You know how sometimes you do things because that’s what you do and you just keep doing them because no one else has stepped up and then the years pass and even though a lot of the time you find yourself asking yourself, “Why am I doing this, again?”… there…

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“Currency” @ Inkwell – the Love Affair Continues!

It’s official. The production of my play “Currency” that the incredible artists at The Inkwell Theater have mounted is the best thing that’s happened to me in… a long, long, long time. Heading into the third week of the run I keep having “pinch me” moments: we’re getting great reviews…

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“Crazy Bitch” in EST/LA Winterfest 3/23

Just when my life couldn’t get any crazier, I get a message last month while I’m in NY from the lovely Carole Real, one of the intrepid Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles Artistic Directors, asking me whether I’d like to be a part of Winterfest 2016 with my play “Crazy…

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Getting Cozy in Blank’s Living Room Series

Since last fall, I’ve been working with the #newplay-loving group at The Blank Theatre as a member of the Living Room Series “Artistic Committee.” Very fancy.  Plays are read. Playwrights are championed. Wine is consumed. It’s been a terrific experience which connects a lot of the stuff I already do…

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Reading of JILT August 25th @ Antaeus

I am having the best time exploring my new play JILT, a play about power, beauty & justification set in a post-rape culture, with some incredible actors: Reba Thomas, Matt Elkins, June Carryl, Kim Chueh & Lindsay LaVanchy. We’re excited to present an informal reading on Tuesday, August 25th at…

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Floored by “Floored” @ Virginia Avenue Project

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Especially excited to take part in Virginia Avenue Project’s “One-on-One” plays again this year, writing a play specifically for a young actor (hey Carolina!) and an adult mentor (the one and only Amir Levi – what else can I say?).  This year’s theme is “Floored,” and the group of writers…

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Road Theatre’s SPF6 Opens 7/26!

Such a fun “Twitterview” with The Road Theatre & playwright (and friend) Stephanie Walker (a bit of twit,  below)… We talked about lots of stuff including our plays Chicken Shoot and The Art of Disappearing sharing a bill on Wednesday, July 29 as part of the 6th Annual Summer Playwrights…

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“Rebecca on the Bus” Kicks Up HowRound PC Discussion

My good friend and colleague Tiffany Antone, creator of Little Black Dress INK, bravely ventures into the PC fray with her terrific piece in Howlround.com about her experiences after selecting my “little rape comedy” for 2014’s Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Festival. Was wonderful to see a reading at LATC, directed by Sara Israel, with a few of my favorite actors: Reena Dutt, Tracy Elliott & June Carryl.

Read the Article Here. Thanks so much, Tiffany! (And thank you Indie Theater NOW for publishing “Rebecca on the Bus” as part of LBDI’s “Planting the Seed” Collection.)

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New Play “Jilt” in PU First Peek Reading Series

So there’s this squeaky new play of mine that’s being read called “Jilt,” on Saturday, June 6th at 4:30 pm, as part of the Playwrights Union 6th Annual First Peek Reading Series at Moving Arts in Silverlake! I’m pretty excited about the amazing artists who are supporting me in this:…

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“Outside the Lines” Finalist in Waco, TX!

How fun to learn that “Chicken Shoot” has been named a finalist in this year’s Little Black Dress INK Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Project, and will be read in Waco, TX on Saturday, May 23rd, directed by Ms. Tiffany Antone. I’m included in a fantastic group of 15 inspiring women writers who’re pushing all sorts of envelopes; aptly, the theme of this year’s festival is “Outside the Lines.”  Ye haw! (Do they say that in Texas?)

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