Laureen Vonnegut is an American novelist, playwright and screenwriter who lives between Romania and Mexico. She also directs and produces theater and film. Her multidisciplinary work leans toward female centric stories using transgenerational characters to explore their interactions and dialogues. Common themes and subjects are characters searching for their lost identity and epiphany driven plots.
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MORE ABOUT ME
Years ago, I lived in London, and it was there that I discovered my love for intimate theater. I'd been to dozens of big productions and never found the connection with the actors that I had with smaller venues. To be able to see the actors and their expressions seemed to be the ultimate privilege. I felt like I was in on a secret. I let that love of intimate theater circulate in my brain until my first play, The Porcini Test which was inspired by a conversation between friends about the ultimate test of a romantic partner. What if he or she didn't know what the word porcini was?
WHAT I'M WORKING ON
My next theater project, 2050: THE YOLDERS is a dystopian comedy, a generational battle fueled by the insatiable quest for youth. What happens when the old become young again? When a world is destroyed by past generations’ irresponsible actions? The young band together and a clash of the ages begins…
Black comedy, climate, dystopia, family drama, the future, science fiction.
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