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Lisa Loomer

 

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  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1978
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Lisa Loomer Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play
Lisa LoomerExpecting Isabel

Lisa Loomer News

Fountain Theatre Gives Women A Voice With Free Readings of MY BODY, NO CHOICE Photo Fountain Theatre Gives Women A Voice With Free Readings of MY BODY, NO CHOICE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

Following last summer's triumphant readings of Lisa Loomer's Roe and with the midterm elections upon us, The Fountain Theatre once again jumps into action to give women a voice. The Fountain joins 20 theaters and universities across the U.S. to present two evenings of My Body, No Choice, staged readings of monologues commissioned by Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage.

MY BODY NO CHOICE Presented By 8 Valley Theatres Pre-Election Photo MY BODY NO CHOICE Presented By 8 Valley Theatres Pre-Election
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

The Bridge Initiative is joining a national effort to raise awareness around the issue of women's bodily autonomy in advance of the November midterm elections.

Radial Theater Project Presents MY BODY NO CHOICE: A Free Reading, October 24 Photo Radial Theater Project Presents MY BODY NO CHOICE: A Free Reading, October 24
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2022

Radial Theater Project will present a free reading of My Body No Choice, a collection of eight new monologues by eight American playwrights, on Monday October 24 at 18th & Union in Seattle’s Central District.

ROE Begins Performances Tomorrow at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Photo ROE Begins Performances Tomorrow at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will present Lisa Loomer’s premiere of Roe, directed by Rose Woods. October 7-22, 2022.

Pygmalion Theatre Company Presents a Reading of ROE Photo Pygmalion Theatre Company Presents a Reading of ROE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

Pygmalion Theatre Company will present a reading of 'Roe,' by Lisa Loomer, as a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood, in the Leona Wagner Black Box at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates A Photo Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).

Photos: Get a First Look At IF I FORGET At Fountain Theatre Photo Photos: Get a First Look At IF I FORGET At Fountain Theatre
by Grace Cutler - Jul 24, 2022

Jason Alexander directs L.A. premiere of Steven Levenson‚Äôs funny, powerful ‚ÄėIf I Forget‚Äô at Fountain Theatre

Fountain Theatre To Livestream Final 'Hyper-Staged'  Reading Of ROE This Sunday Photo Fountain Theatre To Livestream Final 'Hyper-Staged' Reading Of ROE This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

The Fountain Theatre will livestream the final performance of Roe by Lisa Loomer on Sunday, July 10 beginning at 8 p.m. PT/11 p.m. ET. The event will be made available free of charge as a public service to audiences abound the country.

Jason Alexander Directs L.A. Premiere Of Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET At Fountain Th Photo Jason Alexander Directs L.A. Premiere Of Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET At Fountain Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

The Fountain Theatre presents a deeply personal play about history, responsibility, and what we're willing to sacrifice for a new beginning. Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander, widely known from TV's Seinfeld, directs the Los Angeles premiere of If I Forget by Steven Levenson, running July 23 through September 10 on the Fountain's indoor stage. Previews begin July 20.

ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERI Photo ZACH Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of THE INHERITANCE PART 2 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

ZACH Theatre has announced the 2022‚Äď23 Season Mainstage and Family Series productions with a ‚ÄúDirector‚Äôs Choice‚ÄĚ musical to be announced at a later date.

Lisa Loomer Videos

BWW TV: First Look at HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, Starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2012

Second Stage Theatre's current season continues with a new production of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser. The show opens tonight, and you can get a first look with production highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of La Jolla's AMERICAN NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse presents American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, written by Richard Montoya (Zorro in Hell) for Culture Clash, developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney (The Seven, Adoration of the Old Woman), directed by Jo Bonney. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and originally commissioned and produced by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Night: The Ballad of Juan José will run through February 26, 2012 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Denver Center Theatre Company Selects 3 Plays from Colorado New Play Summit
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2012

The annual Colorado New Play Summit is a rich source for the Denver Center Theatre Company. This year the company selected three world premieres from the Summit. In this week's episode, host Eden Lane takes a behind-the-scenes look at two productions.

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Michael John Garcés
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Michael John Garcés shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him!

STAGE TUBE: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Company Talks New Primary Stages Production
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

Primary Stages will present the New York premiere of Motherhood Out Loud, conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the cast will feature Mary Bacon, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Randy Graff and James Lecesne. On press day, August 23, the cast spoke to Givenik about the new show. Hear what they have to say below!

BWW TV: OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBS Celebrates Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2011

Primary Stages launched its 27th season last week, August 16, with the World Premiere of a work commissioned by the company, the new comedy, Olive and the Bitter Herbs by Charles Busch directed by Mark Brokaw.The five-me mber cast features Dan Butler as Trey, David Garrison as Robert, Julie Halston as Wendy, Marcia Jean Kurtz as Olive and Richard Masur as Sylvan. Performances run through Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). BroadwayBeat was there for the big opening and brings you interviews with the cast below!


Lisa Loomer Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lisa Loomer written?
Lisa Loomer has written 4 shows including A...My Name Is Alice (Material), Living Out (Playwright), Distracted (Playwright), Motherhood Out Loud (Playwright).

What awards has Lisa Loomer been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Expecting Isabel .