Finalist for the Women in Media Arts Collaboration Award, 2018
Women's Playwright Initiative "Ellie Award" -- Ivoryton Playhouse, 2018
Commission for new musical play sponsored by OpenEye Theatre
"Front From Juneau" -- Published in Best of Anthology by Smith and Krauss
Publication in Best Monologues by Smith and Krauss
"Bad Moon Rising" -- Finalist, Henley-Rose Competition
"The 5564 to Toronto" -- voted best play in the Six Women's Play Festival.
"The Effects of Drought" -- Audience Choice Award Playground-LA
"Moment of Evolution" -- Maxum Mazumdor New Full Length Play Award
"Last Flight of The Mercenary" -- New Science Driven Play Award, 2014
"The Once That Never Was" -- Fulton County Arts Grant and Commission, 2011
recent "play" events
"Starry Night" -- Full length comedy. Palisades Theatre -- April 2018
"Bad Moon Rising" -- workshop production at SkyLight Theatre with Bob Bailey directing. Jan 22-Feb 5
"Seneca Falls" -- Workshop July 19th at The OpenEye Theatre in the Catskills. Directed by Amie Brockway. Composer Elliot Sokolov.
Dramatist Guild Grant (through OpenEye for new play development)
"The Astronomer" -- First draft reading at The SkyLight Theater in Los Angeles of a new full length play on Maria Mitchell, a Nantucket astronomer who won a gold medal for siting a comet through a telescope, but not before having it out with the official Vatican Astronomer, Francesco De Vico.
"The 5564 To Toronto" -- is part of the PRT Playwrights Roundtable with performances July 28 - August 8th at the Orland Shakespeare Center.
"Seneca Falls" -- first reading in Margaretville, NY
"The Field" -- proud to have had the opportunity to work with the William Inge Center on a VSA Kennedy Center Project to develop an original play with special needs teenagers. Everyone was amazing. July 5-July 14 2016
Grant from Poets and Writers -- to teach a character writing workshop
"Front from Juneau" -- Selected for a three week run at OnionMan Productions in Atlanta, GA (August 11-28)
"The Gentlemen's Pact" -- selected for a 2 week August run at BoxFest in Detroit, MI
"The Gentlemen's Pact" -- Selected to be part of the 35th anniversary William Inge Festival in Independence, Kansas April 20-23
"Last Flight of The Mercenary" -- Elated to be back in my home state and part of the distinguished Stages Festival New Play Readings sponsored by the NJ Theater Alliance and produced by the Bickford Theater and Morris Museum. Exceptional people, talent and musings. 7:00 PM on March 1, 2016 at 6 Normandy Heights Road Morristown, NJ 07960(973) 971-3700.
"Bad Moon Rising" -- Finalist in the 2015 Henley Rose Playwright's Competition (named in honor of Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley)
"Last Flight of The Mercenary" -- Distinguished honor to be part of The Newvember New Play Festival at the Tangent Theatre in Tivoli, NY; November 5-8
"The Gentlemen's Pact" -- Proudly part of The GLO Festival produced by GreenLight productions. Performances are Thursday - Sunday, November 5th-15th at The Miles Memorial Playhouse at 1130 Lincoln Blvd in Santa Monica. Tickets are $15-$20.
Parking is FREE!! Directed by Michelle Joyner. Featuring Eic Toms, Joni Allen, Dan Riordan
"Gobble up" -- a ten minute play Featured in the Alimento Fundraising event to raise money to bring Thanksgiving meals to the homeless in Los Angles. Directed by Elina de Santos.
"Bad Moon Rising" -- SkyLIght Theater reading on Monday August 17th 2015 at 8PM at 1816 N Vermont Ave in Los Angeles. This is a brand new play that takes place in Mississippi in 1974 about a blues musician accused of a murder he didn't commit. Directed by May Lou Rosato. Features Chandra Lee Schwartz, Bo Foxworth, Elyse Mirto, Daniel Bess, Haskell Anderson, Sara Yarkin, Brian Tichnell, Dylan McTee and Sally Mertle. Call to make a reservation (213) 760-7061
"Perfect Maid" -- Openeye Theater in the Catskills (Margaretville, NY) from August 20 - 30 2015. Directed by Amie Brockway who just won the Sarah Spencer Award for Creative Achievement in theater !!!
"Gentlemen's Pact" -- Jersey Voices Festival at Chatham Players in Chatham, NJ from July 31 through August 8 2015.
"Last Flight of The Mercenary" -- New Science Driven Plays Award produced by CalTech for Alumni Weekend, May 16 2015 at 4:30 at the Theater Arts House 275, S Hill St Pasadena, CA. Directed by Kathryn Bilke. Produced by ArdenThomas and features Warren Davis and Carrie Ancker. Science consultant for the play is Aiden Chatwin-Davies. Dramaturg is Rob Rinow. There is a post show discussion on Quantum Information Theory.
"Gentleman's Pact" -- Newport Beach Center for the Arts as part of the Discoveries Event in Jul 2015. Produced by Eric Ebbewein and Directed by Sarah Guerrero.
"The 5564 to Toronto" -- a reading at the Barnes and Noble book store in Santa Monica, CA on May 17 2015 at 2 PM. This piece features Justin Park and Celia Finklestein. Produced by ALAP.
"Last Flight of The Mercenary" at SkyLight Theater as part of the theater's From Where She Stands InKubator Series. April 12 2015 at 8 PM in the Los Feliz section of Hollywood. Directed by Dennis Gersten. Featuring Blythe Auffarth, Susan Hanfield, Leon Russom, Peter Trencher, and Sean Wing