Awards, Honors & Publications

The Interview**

Productions

Dayton Playhouse (1997)
Notre Dame College (1998)
Rochester Repertory Theatre (1998)
First Stage, Dayton (2000)
JCC Halle Theatre, Cleveland (2002)
Raven Theatre, Chicago (2004)
Chester Theatre Co., MA (2007)
The Women’s Theatre Project, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2009)
The Women’s Theatre Project (revival), Boca Raton, FL (2013)

Staged Readings

Jewish Repertory Theatre, NY (1997)
Cleveland Play House Next Stage Festival (1998)
Malone College (1998)
Fountain Theatre, L.A. with Jewish Women’s Theatre Project (1998)
Boston Playwrights Theatre (1999)
Triangle Theatre, NY (1999)The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 1998
Pirate Playhouse, FL (1999)
Northampton Film Festival, MA (1999)
Charlotte Repertory Theatre (2000)
American Stage Festival, NH (2001)
Toledo Repertory Theatre (2003)
Warehouse Theatre, SC (2004)
West Boca Theatre Company (2010)
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (2013)
Fairmount Temple (2013)

Prizes and Other Honors

Winner, Dayton FutureFest (1997)
Finalist, William & Arlene Lewis Playwriting Contest (1998)
Winner, Midwest Theatre Network New Play Festival, MN (1999)
Nominated for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize by Cleveland Play House (1999)
Semi-finalist, Chesterfield Film Co, Writer’s Film Project (2000)
Winner, Charlotte Festival of New American Plays (2000)The Best Stage Scenes of 1998
Winner, $5,000 Individual Artists Grant from Ohio Arts Council (2000)
Honored by Poets & Writers League of Greater Cleveland (2000)
Nominated for Northern Ohio Live Achievement Award (2002)
The play was the centerpiece for Yom HaShoah observances in Cleveland, Lorain, and Toledo, OH

Publications

Published by Speert Publishing, 2012
Extracts published in Best Stage Scenes 1998; and Best Women’s Stage Monologues 1998, both Smith & Kraus Publications

The Good Times*

Staged Readings

Dobama Theatre (2000)

Prizes and Other Honors

Finalist, Trustus Theatre Contest (1999)
Writer’s Digest Contest (1999)
Reva Shiner Contest (2001)
Mountain Playhouse (2006)
Taught in Ohio State University Honors English classes (2007, 2008)

V-E Day**

Productions

Dobama Theatre (2003)

Staged Readings

Cleveland Play House Next Stage Festival (2003)
Weathervane Community Playhouse (2005)
Jewish Community Center, Cleveland (2005)
Ohio State University (Artist in Residence) (2005)
Blank Theatre, L.A. (with Gin Joint Theatre) (2006)
Maltz Museum, Cleveland (2010)
Readers Theatre, Sequim, WA (2015)

More Scenes & Monologs from the Best New Plays

Prizes and Other Honors

First Prize, William & Arlene Lewis New Play Contest (2003)
Fourth Prize, Writer’s Digest Contest (2005)
Honorable Mention, Jane Chambers Contest (2004)
Winner, $5,000 Individual Artists Grant, Ohio Arts Council (2004)

Publications

Two scenes appear in Scenes & Monologues from the Best New Plays II, Meriwether Publishing (2007)
Two scenes appear in DUO!: The Best Scenes for Two for the 21st Century, (Applause) (2009)
Featured in Merging Traditions: Jewish Life in Cleveland, by Judah Rubinstein with Jane Avner, Kent State University Press (2004)

A Form of Hope**

Staged Readings

JCC Halle Theatre (2002) (a Halle Theatre commission)
Theatre J, Washington, D.C. (2005) (salon reading)

All Things Being Equal*

Staged Readings

Weathervane Community Playhouse, Akron (2005)Scenes from A Diverse World
Karamu House, Cleveland, part of ArenaFest (2006)
Soho Theatre, London (with the North American Actors Association Festival) (2006)
Fremont Centre Theatre, CA (2007)
Notre Dame College, OH (2008)

Prizes and Other Honors

Semi-finalist, Playlabs, Playwrights’ Center, MN (2005)
Honorable Mention, Writers’ Digest Contest (2005)
Finalist, Reva Shiner Contest (2005, 2007)
Third Place, Fremont Centre Theatre Contest (2005)
Winner, $5,000 Individual Artists Grant, Ohio Arts Council (2007)
Honorable Mention, Stage 3 New Play Contest, CA (2007)Duo! The Best Scenes for Two for the 21st Century
Finalist, Dorothy Silver Playwriting Contest (2007)

Publications

Scene appears in DUO!: The Best Scenes for Two for the 21st Century, (Applause, 2009)
Included in Scenes from a Diverse World (International Centre for Women Playwrights, 2013)

U.S. v. Howard Mechanic*

adapted from Fugitive Candidate, the Autobiography of Howard Mechanic, The “Last Prisoner of the Vietnam War.”

Staged Readings

Cleveland Public Theatre (2007)
Fremont Centre Theatre, CA (2009)
Cleveland Play House, FusionFest (2009)

Prizes and Other Honors

Second Place, Fremont Centre Theatre Contest (2008)

Telling Lives*

Productions

Dobama Theatre (2012) (Workshop)
Riverwalk Theatre, Lansing, MI, (2014)

PublicationsMother/Daughter Monologues Vol. 4

Monologue in Mother-Daughter Monologues, International Centre for Women Playwrights (2009)
Monologue broadcast, Internet Voices Radio (2009)

Staged Readings

Dobama Theatre (2010)
Elgin Cultural Arts Commission (2012) (Artist-in-Residence)
Riverwalk Theatre, Lansing, MI (2012)

Prizes and Other Honors

Winner, $5,000 Individual Excellence Award, Ohio Arts Council (2012)

Panama*

Staged Readings

Marygrove College, Detroit (2013)
Dobama Theatre (2013)

*Works are collected at the Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
**Works are collected at both the Lawrence & Lee Archive and at the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH.