I am a playwright, screenwriter and published author from New York City. My plays, screenplays and books include: THE FROG IN THE FLIPPER; SUPERNATURAL PLAYBOY; TRUMPET OF THE SWAN (adaptation); SWEET 15; GANGSTER; NETHERLAND; FACE; LOVE STORY IN 3 PHASES; and ANYTHING FOR YOU. My work has been produced at The Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis, MN; The Hartford Children’s Theater in Hartford, CT; The Cell Theater in New York City; The Overtime Theater in San Antonio, TX; and The NJ Rep in Long Branch, NJ. In 2015, I was nominated by industry professionals for The Kilroy’s List of notable female playwrights. I’ve studied acting with Joan MacIntosh, Olympia Dukakis, Rochelle Oliver and Mark Blum. Favorite roles include: Colette in FOUR DOGS AND A BONE at The Red Room and Molly in MOLLY SWEENY at HB Studio Theater. I’ve taught everything from preschool to ESL to playwriting to acting and was the Artistic Director of The Peers Educating Peers Program at New Jersey City University for eighteen years. I went to Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and then got my M.A. in Theatre at Hunter College in NYC. I’m a member of The Actors Studio Playwright/Director Workshop, where I’m developing my next play, ANDROMEDA SPEAKS.
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The only time I’ve ever won the top prize for anything (thus far, hope springing eternal) was at a Halloween party at The Ivoryton Playhouse in CT. We came as Gorillas in the Mist. I was the mist…
WHAT I'M WORKING ON:
Developing my play ANDROMEDA SPEAKS…where worlds collide on parallel trains to Moscow as both the galaxy and the myth are used to explore the desire for love and security while chasing the more elusive thirst for work and freedom. I’m also embarking on a film adaptation of my play FACE.