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THERE ARE NO CLOSETS IN MY CLASSROOM

THERE ARE NO CLOSETS IN MY CLASSROOM will be produced in Asheville NC this June by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective for their 369 Monologues and Short Play Festival (pt 2)

My monologue MEDUSA WOULD PREFER A CHARDONNAY will be published in the FROZEN WOMEN, FLOWING THOUGHTS anthology by Venus Theatre Company 

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Writer's Block Radio Hour broadcast of I AM THE CENTER OF MY UNIVERSE by Nora Louise Syran

You can listen to the monologue 

I AM THE CENTER OF MY UNIVERSE which was broadcast on Radio Six International by Glen Dickson's Writer's Block Radio Hour in January 2024 here

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AND playwrights, actors & directors WATCH Miranda Jonte present it as a "prepared cold read" with Back Porch Theater on Facebook --she finds the joy in it!

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Publication - MADAME MEDUSA WOULD PREFER A CHARDONNAY - the Venus Theatre Anthology: Frozen Women, Flowing Thoughts

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June 2024 - Production -THERE ARE NO CLOSETS IN MY CLASSROOM -- produced in June 2024 by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective

May 2024 - Production - THE DEVIL & THE DMV - Berkshire School, Sheffield MA

March 2024 - Production - Speed-Dating: A Day at the Races

December 2023 - Publication - EINAR'S RAGNAROK --Smith and Kraus Best Women's Monologues 2023

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October 2023 - Production -THE DEVIL AND THE DMV was produced by the Heartland Theatre: Young at Heart

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October 2023 THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN FRANCE makes it to the shelves of The Drama Book Shop in NYC & Niche Books in Valbonne, France!

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October 2023 Self-published my collection of short plays for large casts: IN THE LIMELIGHT (primary/elementary-middle school) So, for now Volume 1 is available through Amazon and TPT Volumes 2 and 3 are in the works...(I've years and years of short school productions to still polish up and pull together...)

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September 2023 I had the great fortune of appearing on Rachel Feeny-Williams's Theatrical Shenanigans with three other playwrights and Rachel, producer/playwright herself. You can listen to it here.

July 2023 My short tragedy OUT, OUT DAMNED BIRD! is published in Literature Today

May 2023 My first production of A DAY AT THE CIRCUS by a completely lovely stranger (not a colleauge)! Such fun :)

March 2023 - Publication - THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS is published by Next Stage Press

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December 2022 - Publication - THERE ARE NO CLOSETS IN MY CLASSROOM Published in 2023 by Smith & Kraus "WE/US: Monologues for Gender Minority Characters Anthology"

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November 2022 - Publication - ELLIS ISLAND AHEAD! is published by Eldridge Plays and Musicals

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June 2021 - Semi-Finalist - WALKING WARM ("A Bucket of Crabs") was a semi-finalist in the 4th annual TASN's 2021 Annual Short Play Festival

Another lifetime ago, 1993 -Awarded Second Place - SPELLBOUND HORSES -by the Central Illinois Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters Screenplay competition

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