Awards

PLAYS

OTHER THAN HONORABLE (new)
            WINNER
                        -John Gassner Playwrighting Award Competition, 2015. 
                        -Gulfshore Playhouse New Works Festival, 2015.
                        -Blue Ink Award, American Blues Theatre, 2015.
                        -Ashland New Plays Festival, 2013.   
            FINALIST
                        -Jane Chambers Award, 2015.
            HONORABLE MENTION
                        -The Kilroys List, 2015
            SEMI-FINALIST
                        -National Playwrights Conference (O'Neill). 
                        -Bay Area Playwrights Festival
            
SPLITTING INFINITY
WINNER
-Francesca Primus Prize, American Theatre Critics Association
·Laurie Foundation Theatre Visionary Award
·STAGE Competition for plays about science and technology
·ACT Women Playwrights Festival
·Becket Arts Festival
·Dorothy Silver Playwriting Competition
FINALIST
·PlayLabs, The Playwrights Center, Minneapolis
·Jane Chambers Award
GOLD MEDAL
·Pinter Prize for Drama

WAVING GOODBYE
WINNER
· Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays production grant
· Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award, Best New Work
· Arlene P. and William R. Lewis Playwriting Competition
· Women at the Door Festival, Famous Door Theatre, Chicago
· Coe College Writing Competition
· Boston Theatre Works, Unbound Festival
FINALIST
· University of British Columbia, Creative Writing Residency Prize
· New Harmony Project, IN
GOLD MEDAL
·Pinter Prize for Drama
RUNNER UP
· Jane Chambers Award, ATHE New Play Festival
HONORABLE MENTION
· Writers Digest Writing Competition
NOMINEE
· Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

THE RETURN TO MORALITY
WINNER
· Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland, Oregon
· Blackjacks Festival of New Plays, CAP 21 Theatre, New York City
· David James Ellis Memorial Award, California
· The Reva Shiner Play Contest, Indiana
· New Play '99, Prop Theater, National New Play Network, Chicago
· Oglebay Institute Towngate Playwrighting Competition, W. Va.
· Stage 3 Theatre Festival of New Plays, California
FINALIST
· Eugene O'Neill New Play Conference, CT
· Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival
· Theatre Conspiracy New Play Contest, FL
SEMI-FINALIST
· South Carolina Playwrights Festival
· Mildred and Albert Panowski Playwriting Award
NOMINEE
· Illinois Governor's Award, Northlight Theatre.
· Osborn Award (American Theatre Critics Association)

SOME OF THE PEOPLE, ALL OF THE TIME (new)
            SEMI-FINALIST
                           · National Playwrights Conference (O'Neill). 
            HONORABLE MENTION
                         · Ohio State Newark New Play Contest

AURORA'S MOTIVE

WINNER
· "Top Ten" Production of 1999, Chicago Tribune
FINALIST
· Coe College Playwrighting Competition
· Arlene P. & William R. Lewis Playwrighting Contest for Women, Brigham Young University
· RCI Festival of Emerging Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Indiana
· Women at the Door Series, Famous Door, Chicago
· Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat
· Bay Area Playwrights Festival
SEMI-FINALIST
· Oglebay Institute Towngate Theatre contest
· Mill Mountain New Play Competition

THEODORA: AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY
WINNER
· Emerging Women Playwrights Series, Theatre Conspiracy
FINALIST
· Society of Midland Authors Drama Award
HONORABLE MENTION
· Writer's Digest Contest

RACE
· Prime Time Best Bet, Chicago Magazine
· Top Production, Perform Ink
· "RAVES" column, Chicago Tribune
· Honorable Mention, Windy City Times
· "Meritorious Comment", ALR New Play Search

FAMOUS FOR FIFTEEN YEARS

FINALIST
· Wharf Rat Theatre Crossing Borders Competition
· New Women's Playwright's Contest, Off Center Theater, Florida
· RCI Festival of Emerging Theatre
SEMI-FINALIST
· South Carolina Playwrights' Festival

STATUS UPDATE
            · WINNER, Fusion Theatre "The Seven" competition.
            · WINNER, Minnesota Shorts competition. 
            · FINALIST, City Shorts competition. 
            · SEMI FINALIST (results pending) "Pick of the Vine", Little Fish Theatre
        

KRESKIN BE DAMNED

· FINALIST, Moving Arts Short Play Competition, Los Angeles, California

ISADORA, ABSOLUT-LY
· HONORABLE MENTION, Esquire Magazine/Absolut Vodka , Short Story Competition


FILMS

TANGO MUSIC (A Love Story in 2/4 Time)
· WINNER, Film Bureau 606, Circus Expo
· SEMI FINALIST, Chesterfield Film Company Competition

THE DAILY COCKROACH
· FINALIST, National Playwrights Conference (O'Neill)
· SEMI-FINALIST, Chesterfield Film Company Competition

THE ART OF THE IMPOSSIBLE
· HONORABLE MENTION, Writers Digest Script Competition
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