PRLog (Press Release)
BETHANY playwright Laura Marks
- Feb. 4, 2013 -
Laura Marks is the author of Bethany, currently playing off-Broadway at City Center Stage II (produced by the Women’s Project, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, starring America Ferrera). Bethany won the Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers, was published in Methuen’s American Next Wave anthology in the UK, and was chosen by John Guare as runner-up for Yale’s David C. Horn Prize. Other plays include Mine (upcoming production at the Gift Theatre, Chicago) and Gather at the River. Ms. Marks recently graduated from Juilliard’s playwriting program and became a member of New Dramatists. Other honors include a 2013 award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, a 2012 Helen Merrill Award, a two-year residency in the Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group and two Lecomte du Nouy awards while at Juilliard. Her plays have been developed at the Public, the Women’s Project, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Royal Exchange Theatre (UK), HighTide Festival Theatre (UK), the Wilma Theater, the Lark, the Black Dahlia, Steppenwolf, Partial Comfort, Prospect Theater, Naked Angels, Synchronicity, Reverie Productions et al. and she currently holds a commission from South Coast Repertory. She’s a native of Kentucky, now living in New York.
BETHANY is currently playing until February 17th, 2013 at CITY CENTER Stage II in New York City. For more information on The Women's Project and how you can get tickets to BETHANY, go to www.womensproject.org
And now Laura Marks will share the secrets of her success with Sissy this Friday night LIVE on The Sissy Gamache Show 7:30pm EST on MNN Channel 56 Time Warner Cable Manhattan and on Channel 56 Time Warner Cable Manhattan and on www.thesissygamacheshow.comPhoto: