CURVE OF DEPARTURE to PREMIERE at SOUTH COAST REP

This SCR Commission will receive its world premiere at South Coast Rep in the fall of 2017, directed by Mike Donahue.

 

AT THE OLD PLACE to PREMIERE at LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

Originally a commission from The Arden, AT THE OLD PLACE will premiere a La Jolla Playhouse in July 2017, directed by Jaime Castaneda.

 

SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON to PREMIERE at ARS NOVA & WP THEATER

SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON, originally an Ars Nova & MTC commission, will have its world premiere as a co-production between Ars Nova and WP Theater in March-April of 2017. Directed by Anne Kauffman, with music by The Bengsons.

 

CURVE OF DEPARTURE and FIRECRACKER on The Kilroys LIST 2016

Both plays appeared on The Kilroys 2016 LIST of 32 most recommended unproduced plays by women and trans authors.

 

CURVE OF DEPARTURE at the 2016 PACIFIC PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

CURVE OF DEPARTURE, my commission from South Coast Rep, will have a staged reading as part of this year’s Pacific Playwrights Festival at SCR, directed by Mike Donahue, with dramaturgy by John Glore.

 

SWIMMERS WINS SKY COOPER NEW AMERICAN PLAY PRIZE

SWIMMERS recently won the 2015 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize, awarded annually by Marin Theatre Company to an established or emerging playwright for an outstanding new work.  The playwright selected receives a $10,000 award and a developmental workshop (though in this case, we were already in production).

 

TOW FOUNDATION PLAYWRIGHT-IN-RESIDENCE

I was just named the 2016 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence at Ars Nova.  Beyond full-time salary and benefits, the residency will include a production of my play SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON, a collaboration with The Bengsons, originally commissioned by Ars Nova and MTC.

 

WORLD PREMIERE of SWIMMERS at MARIN THEATRE COMPANY

Recent world premiere of SWIMMERS, as part of the 2015/2016 season at Marin Theatre Company, directed by Mike Donahue, with set/clothes by Dane Laffrey.

 

SWIMMERS WINS the 2015 RELLA LOSSY PLAYWRIGHT AWARD

I’m the recipient of the 2015 Rella Lossy Award, which honors an emerging playwright and supports a world premiere play—our production of SWIMMERS at Marin Theatre Company.

 

THE WOLFE TWINS on The KILROYS’ 2015 LIST

THE WOLFE TWINS is in top 7%.  The List.

 

EAST COAST PREMIERE OF FIVE MILE LAKE at THE MCCARTER

FIVE MILE LAKE (2013 Weissberger Award winner) received its east coast premiere at McCarter Theatre in May 2015, directed by Artistic Director Emily Mann.

 

WORLD PREMIERE of THE WOLFE TWINS at STUDIO THEATRE

THE WOLFE TWINS, my commissioned play, received its world premiere at Studio Theatre in Washington DC in October 2014, directed by Mike Donahue.  The Washington Post named the production as one of the Top 10 theater experiences of 2014.