Production History

PLAYS

OTHER THAN HONORABLE
            WORLD PREMIERE: Geva Theatre, April, 2017.
            Lincoln Center, LCT3, reading.
            American Blues Theatre, workshop/reading. 
            Gulfshore Playhouse, workshop/reading
            Ashland New Plays Festival, workshop/reading.
            Bristol Riverside America Rising Reading Series, reading.

SOME OF THE PEOPLE, ALL OF THE TIME (new)
            Bristol Riverside America Rising: New Voices of Today festival reading.
            Asolo "Unplugged" New Play Festival, FL, workshop/reading.
Pasadena Playhouse, Hothouse Reading Series.
Ruth Eason Writer/Director Series, The Playwrights Center, MN. Workshop/reading.
Semi-finalist, National Playwrights Conference (O'Neill).
Honorable Mention, Ohio State Newark New Play Contest.

SPLITTING INFINITY
WORLD PREMIERE: Geva Theatre.
Subsequent productions: San Jose Rep, Florida Stage, Summer Play Festival (SPF), Open Stage (CO). Original commission: Steppenwolf Theatre.
Developed with: Hartford Stage Brand:NEW Festival; American Conservatory Theatre First Look Festival; ACT (Seattle) Women’s Playwright Festival; New Theatre Reading Series, Florida; Boarshead Theatre, MI. Reading: Roundabout Theatre, NYC.
WINNER: Laurie Foundation Theatre Visionary Award; STAGES International Competition for plays about science and technology; Ashland New Plays Festival (OR); Dorothy Silver Playwrighting Competition (OH); Becket Arts Festival (MA);
FINALIST: Jane Chambers Award; PlayLabs Festival, Playwrights’ Center, MN.
GOLD MEDAL: Pinter Prize for Drama.
 
WAVING GOODBYE
            WORLD PREMIERE: Steppenwolf and Naked Eye theatres, Chicago.
Subsequent productions: Los Angeles, Atlanta, San Diego, OH, TX, MI, MN, NC, MD, CA.
WINNER of five national awards, including the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays production grant and Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award, Best New Work.
NOMINEE: Susan Smith Blackburn Prize;
RUNNER UP: Jane Chambers Award.
TOP TEN PLAYS: ReviewPlays.com (LA).
PUBLISHED: Playscripts, Inc.

THE RETURN TO MORALITY
            WORLD PREMIERE: InterAct Theatre, Philadelphia. 
Subsequent productions: Seattle, Atlanta, California (5 cities), Indiana, W. Virginia (2 cities), NY, KY, CT, HI, GA, and MD.
WINNER: 8 national awards;
RUNNER UP: Osborn Award (American Theatre Critics Association);
NOMINEE: IL Governor’s Award; FINALIST: National Playwrights Conference (O’Neill);
FEATURED IN: 5 new play festivals.
PUBLISHED: Playscripts, Inc.
 
AURORA’S MOTIVE
WORLD PREMIERE: Teatro Vista Theatre Company, Chicago.
FINALIST in six competitions
NOMINEE for the Osborn New Play Award and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
Named one of the “Top Ten Plays of 1999” by the Chicago Tribune. 
PUBLISHED: Smith & Kraus’ Ultimate Scene Study Series, Vol. IV (excerpts), and Meriwether/Contemporary Drama Service’s Monologues for Actors (excerpt).

RACE (adaptation of Studs Terkel's bestseller)
WORLD PREMIERE: Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago. Subsequent productions throughout the U.S. in full-length version.  Commissioned version for young audiences has toured Chicago with City Lit and Northlight; Connecticut with Long Wharf (reaching over 14,000 students); and NYC with Blue Heron.
PUBLISHED: Multicultural Theatre III: Int’l Plays for Young Audiences (Meriwether/Contemporary Drama Service), anthology.

THEODORA: AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY
WORLD PREMIERE: Bailiwick Repertory, Chicago (commission).
Subsequent productions: Ohio (2 cities), Texas, Indiana, and Washington, D.C. 
Selected for performance at the Women’s Playwright Conference, Greece. 
WINNER: Emerging Women Playwrights’ Award (D.C.).

SHORT PLAYS:
STATUS UPDATE; HAVE A LITTLE FAITH; BEAR STORY; STILL BLONDE ... RUNS DEEP;  KRESKIN BE DAMNED; WOMEN OF THE WORLD… UNITE!; MY MOTHER’S EYES
Featured in short play festivals throughout the world, including U.S., Australia (Fringe First Nomination); Canada and Scotland. Multiple awards, published.

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