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Annie Weisman is a Los Angeles-based playwright whose play HOLD PLEASE was produced by the Working Theatre in New York in February 2003, after premiering at South Coast Rep in September 2001. Her play BE AGGRESSIVE premiered at La Jolla Playhouse in July 2001, and went on to productions at Dallas Theatre Center, Chicago's Rivenden Theatre, Austin's State Theatre, and others. BE AGGRESSIVE is published in Smith & Kraus' "Best Plays of 2001" and by Dramatists Play Service, and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Ms. Weisman's play A TOTALLY MEANINGFUL RITUAL was commissioned by A.S.K. Theatre Projects in Los Angeles, and has received developmental support from Manhattan Theatre Club and the Sundance Theatre Lab. She has received an NEA/TCG grant to develop a new play with South Coast Rep, and is working on new play commissions for the Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, and Trinity Rep. She has written two teleplays for HBO. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and a graduate of Williams College.

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Playwrights Project Hosts 39th Annual Plays By Young Writers Festival

Playwrights Project will present its 39th annual Plays by Young Writers Festival showcasing new scripts written by youth across California. This year's Festival will be presented to school groups and the public at the Salvation Army's Joan B. Kroc Theatre.

Video: Rose Byrne & Zooey Deschanel Lead PHYSICAL Season Three Trailer

Apple TV+ has revealed the video trailer for the third and final season of dark comedy series “Physical,” starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne and created by Annie Weisman. Joining the all-star cast, including Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel and Paul Sparks, is award-winning actress Zooey Deschanel in her return to scripted television.

Miguel Cervantes, Nick Blaemire, Drew Gehling, Grace McClean, and Derrick Baskin Join South Carolina New Play Festival

The South Carolina New Play Festival has announced casting for A Black-billed Cuckoo by Mat Smart, KWEEN by Vichet Chum, The Essential Alice by Michael Friedman and Annie Weisman and Catching the Moon, The Story of A Young Girl's Baseball Dream by Nichole Jackson and Tyrone L. Robinson.

New Michael Friedman Musical ESSENTIAL ALICE to Have Staged Reading at South Carolina New Play Festival

The South Carolina New Play Festival will present a posthumous staged reading of “Essential Alice” with music and lyrics by the late Michael Friedman and book by Annie Weissman. See how to purchase tickets!

38th Annual Plays By Young Writers Festival Set For Next Month

Playwrights Project will present its 38th annual Plays by Young Writers Festival showcasing new scripts written by youth across California. This year's Festival will be presented in-person to school groups and the public at the Salvation Army's Joan B. Kroc Theatre.  

Apple TV+ Renews Hit Dramedy PHYSICAL For Season Three

On the heels of the finale of its broadly celebrated second season, Apple TV+ has set a season three renewal for “Physical,” its hit, half-hour dramedy starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne and hailing from creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman. “Physical” has drawn broad acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares PHYSICAL Season Two Trailer

Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for the second season of its dark comedy “Physical,” starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne. From creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman, the 10-episode second season adds Murray Bartlett ('The White Lotus”) and stars Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci and Paul Sparks.

Apple TV+ Announces PHYSICAL Season Two Premiere Date

In addition to Rose Byrne, “Physical' stars Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci and Paul Sparks. Joining the all-star ensemble cast for season two is Critics Choice Award-winner Murray Bartlett (“The White Lotus”) in the new role of “Vincent ‘Vinnie’ Green,” a charismatic fitness instructor and weight-loss guru.

Plays by Young Writers 37th Season Re-Scheduled

In response to surge in COVID-19 cases, Playwrights Project is re-scheduling its 37th annual Plays by Young Writers Festival from its originally planned January performances to May 2022.

Playwrights Project Will Present Its 37th Annual Plays By Young Writers Festival In January

Playwrights Project will present its 37th annual Plays by Young Writers Festival showcasing new scripts written by youth across California. This year's Festival will be presented with filmed performances offered virtually to the public and an in-person screening of the filmed performance to celebrate the young playwrights.

PHYSICAL, Starring Rose Byrne & Created by Annie Weisman, Premieres June 18

“Physical” is produced for Apple TV+ by Tomorrow Studios (a partnership between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios).

MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Will Stream From Theatre Tuscaloosa This Weekend

Theatre Tuscaloosa will stream Motherhood Out Loud this weekend.

Apple Original Dramedy PHYSICAL Make Global Debut on June 18 on Apple TV+

Set in the idyllic but fragile beach paradise of sunny 1980s San Diego, “Physical” is a half-hour dark comedy following Sheila Rubin (Byrne), a quietly tortured, seemingly dutiful housewife supporting her smart but controversial husband’s bid for state assembly.

Student Playwrights Inspire At Virtual Plays By Young Writers Festival

Five young writers between the ages of 13 and 18 have written insightful new plays that will be presented online in Playwrights Project 36th Season of Plays by Young Writers. Playwrights Project's

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Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALMOST FAMILY on FOX - Thursday, November 28, 2019

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Annie Weisman has written 1 shows including Motherhood Out Loud (Playwright).

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