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July, 2015: The Charitable Sisterhood of The Second Trinity Victory Church  published by Dramatic Publishing

December, 2014: The Boatwright published by Dramatic Publishing

May, 2005:   Manly Men  published by Algonquin Press, Inc. as part of 4-play anthology entitled Algonquin Plays

March, 2006:  Outside the Box published by Samuel French , Inc.

Productions and Commissions: 
(a partial listing)

February, 2017: The Boatwright, produced by The Firehouse Theatre

December, 2016: The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular, world premiere produced by Virginia Rep

December, 2014: Mr. Dickens' Christmas Carol (an adaptation for four actors), world premiere produced by Quill Theatre

September, 2014: The Boatwright, world premiere produced by Civic Theatre of Grand Rapids

October, 2014 to present,
The Charitable Sisterhood of Second Trinity Victory Church, multiple productions in US, Great Britain, and Canada

July, 2014 The Charitable Sisterhood of Second Trinity Victory Church, world premiere produced by Virginia Rep.

February, 2009     Mona’s Arrangements, (lyrics by Steve Liebman) produced by Barksdale Theatre, Richmond,
                            Virginia, World Premiere production

January, 2002:    War Story, Barksdale Theatre, Richmond, Virginia;

May, 2000:  War Story produced by Mill Mountain Theatre , Roanoke, VA

February, 2000:   Listen Close produced by ActorsNET, Trenton, New Jersey.

                         First Landing commissioned by Commonwealth of Virginia  (historical drama commemorating the events
                         leading up the Virginia Company's 1607 landing at Cape Henry;

March, 1997:  Manly Men produced by The Second Story Theatre, Norfolk, Virginia.  Production
                      extended five weeks beyond original schedule to accommodate audience demand.

July, 1990: Manly Men produced by The Production Company at Shafer Street Playhouse (run extended    
to accommodate public demand; production revived for tour, June, 1991.)

November, 1986: A Wireless Christmas produced by TheatreVirginia (LORT-C; Steve Liebman, music and lyrics)

Young Audiences:

August, 1992:  Discovering Columbus commissioned by Theatre IV (historical drama for young audiences.)
                       Produced and toured, autumn, 1992 by Theatre IV for over one hundred performances.

February, 1993: Better Safe Than Sally  commissioned by Theatre IV (accident prevention play for grades K-5.)                            
                          Produced and toured, spring, 1993, by Theatre IV for over one hundred performances;  production revived,  spring, 1994.

April, 1994:  A Parson's Cause commissioned by Barksdale Theatre (historical drama) ;    
                    produced, May 1994; revived, May, 1995; May, 1996; April, 1997

February, 1995: Arthur and Merlin commissioned by Theatre IV; produced October - December, 1995.

August, 1995: The Emperor's Nightingale commissioned by Theatre IV;  produced in 1996-97; revived, January, 2002

October, 1997: The George Washington Carver Story  commissioned by Theatre IV
                         produced by Theatre IV and Science Museum of Virginia, February, 1998

December, 1997:  Letter to My Daughter commissioned by ShenanArts . Play produced and                                       
                             toured throughout central Virginia, 1998-99 school year, revived and toured, March-May, 2000.

Museum/Gallery Pieces
April, 1988: Arts Alive! produced by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in association with Children's                
                   Festival of Richmond (production revived, 1989.)

August, 1996: At the End of the Wire commissioned by The Science Museum of Virginia (historical drama
                      recounting events at Chicago World's fair; produced in spring of 1997)

June, 2000:  Here's Pi in Your Eye commissioned by Science Museum of Virginia (comic piece about the number pi)  produced, September, 2000

May, 2001:  The Solar Showroom commissioned by Science Museum of Virginia (audio play for planetarium)

June, 2001:  Three Pieces of Pi commissioned by Science Museum of Virginia (expansion of earlier piece.)

July, 2002:  Space Rocks commissioned by Science Museum of Virginia (audio play for planetarium)

July, 2003: Black Holes  commissioned by the Science Museum of Virginia (audio play for planetarium

September, 2004: Gas Giants commissioned by the Science Museum of Virginia (audio play for planetarium)

April, 2005: Gym Rats commissioned by Carpenter Science Theatre at the Science Museum of Virginia,
                    performed during subsequent school year

June, 2005: Binary Lives, commissioned by the Science Museum of Virginia (audio play for planetarium)

Awards and Honors:

March, 2016:  Finalist, National Playwrights' Conferenc, Euegene O'Neill Theater Center

July 2005:     Outside the Box named winner, Samuel French Short Play Festival, New York  (147 entries)

May, 2000:     War Story First Prize Winner, Mill Mountain Theatre New Play Competition

March, 2000:   War Story selected for U.S. West Theatre Fest 2000, at Denver Center Theatre Company

June, 1990:      Winner, The Production Company's "New Plays in Process" award  ($1,000 cash prize)
                        for Manly Men-- An Evening Chockfull of Lies and Testosterone.

July, 1988:      Winner, The Virginia Prize for Playwriting for The More Familiar Beast.  
                       ($2,000 cash prize, fellowship to Shenanadoah Playwrights' Retreat, workshop production. )

Staff Positions, Theatres and conferences

July, 1984:   Technical Staff, National Playwrights Conference, O'Neill Theatre Center.

August, 1984 to May, 1985:  Assistant to Artistic Director, National Theatre Institute, O'Neill Theatre                        
                                             Center (undergraduate conservatory program.)

May, 1985 to June, 1989:  Literary Manager/Production Dramaturg, TheatreVirginia (LORT-C, Terry Burgler,  Artistic Director.) 
                                          Supervision of new-play manuscript evaluation, approximately 100 manuscripts per season. 
                                          Production Dramaturg for mainstage seasons.

July, 1989:      Staff Dramaturg, Shenandoah Playwrights' Retreat (primary dramaturg, 4 scripts.)

May, 1991:      Playwright, The New Harmony Project, for professional development of full-length drama,  Spinners.

Teaching and Related

Spring, 1987:       Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia.  Lecturer on subject of Ethnic Humor.

1988 to present:  Virginia Commission for the Arts Guest Artist/Writer in Residence.
                           Approximately 1,400 hours of lecture/workshops in Playwriting for Henrico County,  Buckingham County,
                           Hanover County,  City of Richmond, Arlington County and other municipalities and private organizations.

1991- 2006:  Instructor of Playwriting, The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. 
                     Three-week summer terms  (75 hours instruction each) of undergraduate-level instruction .

1993:   Instructor of Playwriting and Drama for the Theatre department of The Governor's
            Magnet School for the Arts, Norfolk, Virginia.

1996 to 2000  Guest Lecturer, Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Aging,
                        for Elder Hostel courses on Playwriting and Musical Theatre.

Other Activities:

Scripts for corporate/training films-- representative clients include United States Department of Veterans' Affairs,
    Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dupont, Coastal Training Technologies, International Training Consultants, Edge Training products; 
    over forty films and interactive CD-ROMs in areas of health, health care, safety, information security and human resources areas;
     winner of multiple CINE Golden Eagle Awards. Script samples are available upon request.

Professional AEA stage manager, with over 65 LORT and SPT productions.  Resumé available.

Professional voice talent, over 500 national and regional broadcast ads. Demo available.

Education and Professional Associations:

    BA in Theatre Arts from Virginia Tech.
    Graduate, National Theatre Institute. 
    1984 Graduate Master Classes, National Theatre Institute.

    Member, Actors' Equity Association.
    Active Member, The Dramatists Guild.

References and samples are available.

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