's plays include Jump / Cut
, which recently premiered to great acclaim at Woolly Mammoth and Theater J in Washington, DC. Other plays include Hard Feelings
, A Common Vision
, Failure to Thrive
and The Brief but Exemplary Life of the Living Goddess
. Her one-acts include Misreadings
, which premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival and is published in The Best American Short Plays 1996-1997. She has received an A.S.K. Exchange to The Royal Court Theatre, an Amblin Commission from Playwrights Horizons, and the L. Arnold Weissberger Award for new plays. She is a member of New Dramatists, HB Playwrights Unit and The Women's Project.
Her short film Bad Dates (based on her monologue Food) was directed by Des McAnuff for Touchstone. Her writing for children's television (Little Bear, Clarissa Explains It All, HBO's Happily Ever After fairy tale series, Pepper Ann) has garnered Emmy and Ace Award nominations. She has also written for MTV's Daria, and is currently collaborating on a pilot for HBO.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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