When David Wain told Marguerite Moreau and I to smolder at the “Fahrenheit 11/9” premiere. Please VOTE so that today doesn’t become a devastating and infamous 11/6. And then see Michael Moore’s riveting, gut wrenching film.
Thrilled to announce that CHOKE POINT, the one-hour pilot I co-wrote with Adam Scott Epstein, made the quarter finals of the Final Draft #BigBreak screenwriting competition.
Pleased to announce that my one-hour figure skating pilot, CENTER, made the quarter finals of the The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards!
Thanks to the judges, and congrats to all the other quarter finalists!
Here’s the official blurb:
Leo has a wife and needs a kidney. Leyla needs Leo and wants a baby—or is it the other way around? Ben needs a kidney and desperately longs for human connection. Maddy needs redemption—will donating a kidney give her that? Moss deals in flesh, seeking the highest bidder.
As a bromance flourishes and organs are harvested, as faith is tested and baked goods are devoured, these five New Yorkers find themselves asking: Can there really be such a thing as a gift with no strings attached? Match is an audacious new dramedy from award-winning playwright Jennifer Maisel about failing kidneys, delicious muffins, and the lengths we will go to to save the people we love.
(Spoiler: I’m Leyla.)
Thrilled that O REJANE and our action to shine a light on women making theater is included in French artist’s JR’s new INSIDE OUT book. Congrats to O REJANE’s own Joseph Will, who snapped our pics and the pics of our pics on display outside Bootleg Theater.
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I was lucky enough to get to go the opening of the Pasadena Playhouse-Deaf West production of Thornton Wilder’s classic, OUR TOWN, thanks to O RÉJANE Stage Manager Emily Abbott. I bawled through the back half of the play because, especially in these trying times, it hit home loudly and starkly.
“Let’s really look at one another…It goes so fast.” — Thornton Wilder, OUR TOWN
And go look at the production, too, if you can. Thanks to Earl Gibson III for snapping this pic.