• Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • Antigone, presented by the girls of St. Catherine’s

    Alliance Theatre, photo by Casey Gardner

    One-act (90 minutes). 6f, 1m

    The St. Catherine’s drama club is struggling to put up its first school play – Sophocles’ Antigone. As if staging this tragedy in an all girls’ Catholic school isn’t challenging enough, the cast’s beloved director ends up betraying them in an unforgivable way. And it’s almost opening night! The actors must then figure out the right course of action, all while rehearsing the classic play about impossibly difficult choices. What is the right thing to do? And must the show go on?

    Commissioned by the Alliance Theatre for their Teen Ensemble Arts program.

    World Premiere at the Alliance Theatre, April 30 – May 9 2015. Director: Laura Hackman

    Script Inquiries: Beth Blickers, bblickers@apa-agency.com

    Reviews, Press & Other Updates

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  • A little update of good things before whatever happens, happens today.

    It’s election day and I woke up to vote when the polls opened at 6am, so I have a little time to post an update of my latest theatre news. 

    This past weekend (Nov 4-6), In Love and Warcraft opened in Tulsa, OK (Heller Theatre Company) and also had its professional London premiere! ILAW opened at Theatre N16 in London on Sunday, Nov 6, produced by What a Nice Production company. It also happened to have a closing at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland.

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    With those productions, ILAW is now between 12-14 productions, depending on how you count them. This is truly stunning and so unexpected and amazing. I’m just thrilled that this play has had a life and I hope hope hope that it continues to do so.

    (Also, if you want to buy it and read it, you can: http://bit.ly/InLoveandWarcraft)


    And more news! A Bucket of Blessings, my first TVYA play, or play for babies, won a Suzi Bass Award last night. The Suzis are Atlanta’s theatre awards. I loved working on this play so much. Grateful to our director Rosemary Newcott and everyone at the Alliance Theatre for giving me yet another incredible opportunity to make something I can be proud of, with people I adore.

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  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Alliance Theatre Delivers ‘Bucket Of Blessings’ To Schools

    Alliance Theatre Delivers ‘Bucket Of Blessings’ To Schools

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Emerging Playwrights Get a Boost From the Kendeda Competition

    Emerging Playwrights Get a Boost From the Kendeda Competition

  • Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • My current project – A Bucket of Blessings at the Alliance Theatre. My third production at the Alliance in 3 years and my second commission, and possibly my most fun. Possibly. Running at the Alliance Jan 12-Feb 14. More info at alliancetheatre.org/production/bucket-blessings.

  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • February

    Oh my God Ganesha, February is almost over. Two play openings in one month. Two production experiences compressed over 7 weeks. I still feel like I’ve been struck by a battering ram, it might take me the weekend to recover. And I’m too tired to type right now, but here’s what I need to record.

    A Nice Indian Boy opened last night. Was overwhelmed by the genuinely lovely conversations I had with board members and audience members after the show during dinner. This play is out into the world. Let’s see what happens.

    Press pieces:

    dailytrojan.com/2014/02/25/new-play-addresses-modern-marriage/

    www.lamag.com/laculture/culturefilesblog/2014/02/27/a-gay-hindu-wedding-east-west-players-brings-family-drama-onstage

    www.stagescenela.com/2014/02/a-nice-indian-boy

    In Love and Warcraft opened, and closed. What more is there to say about this play, except that it was one of the most gratifying experiences of my life.

    I got to be on NPR (!!!!!!!!): http://wabe.org/post/love-and-warcraft-levels-alliance

    And a BUNCH of my friends flew to Atlanta to see it.

    My friend Nahal Navidar said, “This month, it’s almost like you’re getting married. Only, it’s better, because you actually did something.”

    This month did feel like the best celebration. I got to see so many of the people I loved, at the same time and place, celebrating these stories together. I can’t ask for anything more.