May 27 – June 13th – Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s in-person, outdoor, socially distant production of A PICKLE. The show is sold out, but info and a waitlist is available here.
May 28th – June 11th – Walking Shadow Reader Theatre presents ZOOM COASTER through their 2021 One-Act Play Festival.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Selected as a 2021- 2024 Core Writer for The Playwrights’ Center!
May 20th, 22nd, 23rd – Jewish Theatre of Bloomington’s virtual production of A PICKLE. Tickets available here.
ANNOUNCEMENT: A PICKLE will be produced virtually at Jewish Theatre of Bloomington in May.
ANNOUNCEMENT: A PICKLE will be produced as Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s 2021 Spring show.
April 14th – Reading of Atlas, the Lonely Gibbon through Centenary Stage Company’s 2021 Women Playwright Series, 7:30 pm. In-person and Livestream options available. Tickets can be reserved here.
April 6 – April 27th – in residence at Marble House Project in Dorset, VT.
ANNOUNCEMENT: ATLAS, THE LONELY GIBBON is on the shortlist for the 2021 Neukom Literary Institute’s Literary Arts Award for Playwriting.
February 21st – Virtual reading of ATLAS, THE LONELY GIBBON through Clamour Theatre Company at 12 pm PST / 3 pm EST. Tickets are free and can be reserved on Clamour Theatre’s event page.
January 29th – Reading of ATLAS, THE LONELY GIBBON through Walking Shadow Readers Theatre, 8 pm ET.
January 16th – Virtual reading of DRIVE through Northern Stages New Works Now Festival, 7:30 pm EST. Free. Reservations and more information here.
November 4 – Reading of DRIVE at Centenary Stage Company’s Women Playwrights Series, 7:30 pm at the Lackland Performing Arts Center. Tickets and information here.
October 26th – An excerpt of A PICKLE performed by Sally Wingert will be presented at the Alliance for Jewish Theatre’s 2020 Conference at 8 pm EST. Tickets and more information here.
October 23rd – Virtual production of ten-minute play ZOOM COASTER through Post Industrial Production’s Digitally Dramatized: Video Plays for the New World, 7:30 pm EST.
Oct. 22nd – 26th – Attending the Austin Film Festival’s Conference as a Second Rounder for TV pilot THE WRONG APPROACH.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Commissioned to write a short play for Post-Industrial Productions’ Digitally Dramatized: Video Plays for the New World.
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE WRONG APPROACH is a quarterfinalist for the Austin Film Festival’s Drama Teleplay Pilot Award.
ANNOUNCEMENT: HANS & SOPHIE wins 5 Dallas-Forth Worth Theater Critic Forum Awards including Outstanding New Play.
Check out my interview on Beckett’s Babies Podcast
Workshop of DRIVE at Dartmouth’s VoxFest, July 5 – 30th
Teaching “Writing to Impact” workshop through the Womens’ Theatre Festival, July 1st
Article published by the Playwrights’ Center: Staying Focused During Covid-19: 22 Tips and Strategies
Announcement: DRIVE wins Dartmouth’s 2020 Neukom Literary Arts Playwriting Award
Announcement: DRIVE is a finalist for Seven Devils Playwrights Conference
Announcement: DRIVE selected for Centenary Stages Women Playwrights Series
Feb. 25- March 3rd – HBMG Foundation’s National Playwright Winter Retreat in Grand Lake, CO.
February 7th – March 1st – World Premiere of HANS & SOPHIE at Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth, TX. Project-co-created with Illana Stein & Sean Hudock.
Monologues from BOMBER’S MOON and PRESERVATION are published in The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays 2019. A monologue from BOMBER’S MOON is also in The Best Women’s Monologues from New Plays 2019.
July 29th – Reading of DRIVE at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, 7:30 pm.
June 18th – Reading of PRESERVATION at Jewish Ensemble Theatre in Detroit
June 10th – Reading of THE CALM BEFORE through Next Act! New Play Summit in Albany, NY at 7 pm, Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 N Pearl Street
June 4th – Industry Reading of HANS & SOPHIE in NYC, Drama League
June 2nd – Reading of JENGA at Babes with Blades in Chicago through their Fighting Words Festival, 3 pm at Otherworld Theatre Company, 3914 N Clark St
ANNOUNCEMENT: DRIVE is short-listed for the 2019 Alpine Fellowship Theatre Prize.
May 22nd – Reading of newest play DRIVE through the Civilians’ FINDING Series in NYC at the Lark, 7 pm
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE CALM BEFORE is a winner of Capital Repertory Theatre’s 2019 Next Act New Play Summit.
ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESERVATION is a finalist for Kitchen Dog Theater’s 2019 New Works Festival.
ANNOUNCEMENT: HANS & SOPHIE is a finalist for SPACE on Ryder Farm’s 2019 Creative Residency.
Article about writing process for DRIVE published on the Civilians’ Extended Play Blog.
ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESERVATION is a winner/finalist of Jewish Ensemble Theatre’s JETFest 2019.
April 8th – Staged reading of THE CALM BEFORE through the Blank Theatre’s Living Room Series at 8 pm at The Blank’s 2nd Stage Theatre (6500 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood). Tickets can be reserved here.
March 25th – 31st – Workshop of HANS & SOPHIE at Amphibian Stage Productions, Fort Worth, TX. Public readings on March 30th and 31st.
ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESERVATION has been selected for the Women in the Arts & Media Coalitions’ 2019 Collaboration Award. The award will support an NYC-based workshop/presentation of the play with director Jess Chayes.
January 11th – Reading of GREAT WHITE at Nora Playhouse’s Nora Salon. NYC, 7 pm.
December 16th – Added performance of THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH through Theatre Ariel in Center City in Philadelphia, 7 pm.
December 16th – Reading of BOMBER’S MOON with Seven Ages Artistic Collective in NYC
ANNOUNCEMENT: Article about The Man in the Sukkah and Theatre Ariel’s salon published in The Jewish Exponent.
December 1st – 9th – Theatre Ariel presents readings of THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH through their 2018-2019 Salon Series.
World Premiere of BOMBER’S MOON at Williams Street Repertory continues until October 21st. Tickets can be purchased here.
October 21st- 23rd- Theatremacher Fellowship at the Alliance for Jewish Theatre’s 2018 Conference, Philadelphia
October 15th – Excerpt from a new play presented at the Dramatists Guild Fellows Showcase at Playwrights Horizons.
September 28th – Oct. 21st – World Premiere of BOMBER’S MOON at Williams Street Repertory Theatre, Crystal Lake, IL
ANNOUNCEMENT: Samuel French’s Breaking Character Magazine interviews me.
August 27th – Reading of JENGA in Chicago through Babes with Blades’ Fighting Words Series.
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH will be included in Theatre Ariel’s 2018-2019 Salon Season.
July 26th – Reading of GREAT WHITE at Capital Stage Company through Capital Stage’s Playwright’s Revolution, Sacramento, CA
July 20th – 28th – Visiting Playwright/Playwright Observer at the O’Neill’s National Playwrights Conference, Waterford, CT
June 28th – Playwright-in-Residence on Governors Island through the Noten Eylandt residency project
June 22nd and June 30th – Reading of THE ALEPH COMPLEX at Swandive Theatre’s Veggie Stock Theatre Series. , Minneapolis, MN
June 4th – Featured artist at Rimon’s annual P’tchocka/Benefit, Minneapolis, MN
ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESERVATION is a finalist for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award.
May 6th – Staged Reading of GREAT WHITE hosted by the Henley Rose Playwright Competition and Yellow Rose Productions, 7:30 pm at The Birdhouse in Knoxville, TN.
May 4th & 5th – Student production of PRESERVATION by NYU’s Atlantic Acting School at Atlantic Theater Company’s Stage 2. Performances on May 4th at 8 pm and May 5th at 2 pm and 8 pm at 330 W 16th STREET. Reserve your tickets here.
March 28th – PRESERVATION will be read in New Orleans through Valiant Theatre’s First Light Series, 8 pm.
February 26th – Production of A PICKLE at the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival (co-produced with Really Spicy Opera), 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased here.
February 22nd – THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH will be presented at Jewish Plays Project’s Best of Series in Hartford, CT.
ANNOUNCEMENT: GREAT WHITE is the second place winner of the Henley Rose Playwright Competition.
ANNOUNCEMENT: JENGA will be included in Babes With Blades Theater Company’s Fighting Words Festival.
ANNOUNCEMENT: A PICKLE is the winner of Minneapolis’ BroadwayWorld Regional Award for Best Original New Work, and Best Actress (Angela Timberman)!
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH has been selected for Jewish Plays Project’s 2018 National Competition “Best of” year as one of the top fourteen plays in Jewish Plays Projects’ history.
ANNOUNCEMENT: A Pickle has been nominated for BroadwayWorld.com’s Twin Cities Regional Award for Best Original New Work, Best Director, and Best Actress.
Nov. 11th – Reading of PRESERVATION at the William Inge Center for the Arts at 2 pm, directed by Jess Chayes.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Featured playwright on TalkingTheater.com.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Selected for the 2017-2018 Dramatists Guild Foundations Fellows Program.
Sept. 9th – A PICKLE performs at Bryant Lake Bowl at 7 pm through Bryant Lake Bowl’s mystery fringe remount slot.
Sept. 5th – Start of residency as Playwright in Residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts in Independence, Kansas.
May 2nd- 7 pm – 9 pm- Teaching playwriting seminar “Intimate Plays in Epically Theatrical Ways,” at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, Il.
May 1st – 7 pm- Reading of BOMBER’S MOON at the Raue Center For The Arts in Crystal Lake, IL through Williams Street Rep.
April 30th – Moderating salon “Jump Cut: Bringing a Story to the Screen,” a discussion with filmmaker Michael Forstein at IFP Minnesota in St. Paul, MN.
April 17th – Teaching playwriting seminar “Writing to Impact” at Metonymy Media, Indianapolis, IN, 6 pm- 8 pm.
April 15 – Reading of TECTONIC MÉLANGE at Circle City New Play Festival, Indianapolis, IN, 7 pm at Speakeasy Downtown.
ANNOUNCEMENT: GREAT WHITE is an Honorable Mention for the 2016 Relentless Award through the American Playwriting Foundation.
Oct. 30th – Participating writer in NY Madness at the Kraine Theatre, details TBA
Moved to NYC.
June 12 – 26th – in residence in Fayetteville, Arkansas to work on TECTONIC MÉLANGE with TheatreSquared at the Arkansas New Play Festival.
June 11th – Excerpts of AND YOU SHALL BE A BLESSING presented by Jewish Plays Project at the 14th Street Y through Into the Night.
June 8th-10th – In residence with Jewish Plays Projects on Governors Island at Arts Kibbutz.
May 29 – June 4th – GREAT WHITE will be read as part of the PlayLabs series at the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Omaha, NE.
Tuesday, April 19th- Staged reading of AND YOU SHALL BE A BLESSING, a new play with music about Debbie Friedman, 7:30 pm at Indiana University’s Folklore & Ethnomusicology Department’s Performance Pavilion (800 N Indiana Avenue).
Announcement: TECTONIC MÉLANGE has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Kernodle New Play Contest.
Workshopping AND YOU SHALL BE A BLESSING at Indiana University.
Announcement: GREAT WHITE has been selected as a PlayLabs play for the 2016 Great Plains Theatre Conference.
In residence at Indiana University as the Dorit & Gerald Paul Artist-in-Residence.
December 7th – Reading of TECTONIC MÉLANGE at 3 pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre in NYC through their First Light Festival.
Sept. 29-Oct. 3rd – In residence at SPACE on Ryder Farm.
July 21st- August 2nd – In residence at The Sewanee Writers’ Conference on a 2015 Tennessee Williams Scholarship.
June 27th – GREAT WHITE included in Little Lifeboat’s 2015 ScriptTease at Nimbus Theater.
June 22nd- 26th – Workshopping an early draft of AND YOU SHALL BE A BLESSING at The Playwrights’ Center with dramaturg Ben Krywosz.
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE ALEPH COMPLEX is an honorable mention for the 2015 Kilroy’s list.
June 20th & 21st – CRACKING and TODD & LYDIA STARE AT THE SLOTH AT THE TROPICAL EXHIBIT AT THE COMO ZOO included in the Minneapolis One Minute Play Festival.
June 1st & 2nd – Reading of THE MAN IN THE SUKKAH at Jewish Ensemble Theater in West Bloomfield, MI
May 28-31st- CIRCLES (directed by Adrian Balbontin), an interactive theater piece, opens at Red Eye Theater’s Works-in-Progress Festival.
NEWS: GREAT WHITE announced as a finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival