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WENDY MACLEOD'S play The House of Yes became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey, and was produced by many theaters including The Magic Theater, Soho Rep, The Washington Shakespeare Company, The Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, and The Gate Theater in London. Her other works for the stage include Sin and Schoolgirl Figure, both of which premiered at The Goodman, Juvenilia and The Water Children, both of which premiered at Playwrights Horizons, and Things Being What They Are, which premiered at Seattle Repertory Theatre, had an extended run at Steppenwolf in Chicago, and was produced by The Road Theatre in LA. She was the first writer selected for The Writer’s Room residency at the Arden Theater in Philadelphia, where she wrote Women in Jeopardy! which was selected for The Kilroys' List and premiered at GEVA. The Ballad of Bonnie Prince Chucky was commissioned by and produced at ACT's Young Conservatory in San Francisco. Her prose has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney's, Salon, POETRY magazine, and on NPR's All Things Considered. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, she is the James E. Michael Playwright-in-Residence at Kenyon College. Her plays are available through Dramatists Play Service and at Playscripts.com

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Road Theatre Company Calls For Play Submissions For Its 15th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival

HE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They have announced the play submission process is now open for new material to be considered for their upcoming playwrights festival.
Cast Set for BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB World Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company

Get ready for the world premiere of BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB at Atlantic Theater Company. Find out when the show is running and how to secure your tickets for this must-see event.
FRASIER Star Dan Butler and Director Aneesha Kudtarkar to Join Dorset Theatre Festival's 2023 Season

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced full casting for Stephen King's Misery, adapted for the stage by William Goldman, which will open the 46th Season (June 23 - July 8), and the director for the third show of the season, Kate Hamill's Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson - Apt. 2B (August 11 - 26). 
Dorset Theatre Festival Appoints New Executive Artistic Director and Managing Creative Director

Dorset Theatre Festival's Board of Trustees has announced Will Rucker as the company's Executive Artistic Director and Ryan Koss as Managing Creative Director in advance of the upcoming 46th summer season.
Tim Sanford and Aimée Hayes Launch The Tent Theater Company, Dedicated to Supporting Elder Playwrights

Tim Sanford, former artistic director of Playwrights Horizons, and Aimée Hayes, former producing artistic director of Southern Rep, have launched The Tent Theater Company.
Cult Comedy HOUSE OF YES Makes Majestic Debut

Majestic Repertory Theatre continues its tribute to 1990s nostalgia by presenting the pitch black comedy The House of Yes by Wendy MacLeod.
The Commonweal Theatre Company Announces 35th Season Featuring BERNHARDT/HAMLET, SHE LOVES ME & More

The Commonweal Theatre Company has announced its 35th anniversary season with a set of five bold and exciting productions.
The Road Theatre Company Now Accepting Submissions for 14th Annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

The Road Theatre Company's submission process is now open for new material to be considered for their upcoming playwrights festival. 
Hub Presents The Boston Premiere Of SLOW FOOD

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will return to in-person performances this summer with the Boston premiere of Wendy MacLeod's Slow Food, directed by Daniel Bourque.
Hub Theatre Company of Boston Will Present SLOW FOOD This Summer

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will return to in-person performances this summer with the Boston premiere of Wendy MacLeod’s Slow Food, directed by Daniel Bourque, Saturday, July 16 through Saturday, July 30 at Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. in Boston’s Back Bay.
A Three Course Comedy! Hub Presents The Boston Premiere Of SLOW FOOD

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will return to in-person performances this summer with the Boston premiere of Wendy MacLeod's Slow Food, directed by Daniel Bourque.
Hub Theatre Company of Boston Presents SLOW FOOD

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will return to in-person performances this summer with the Boston premiere of Wendy MacLeod's Slow Food, directed by Daniel Bourque, Saturday, July 16 through Saturday, July 30 at Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm.
Hub Presents The Boston Premiere of SLOW FOOD

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will return to in-person performances this summer with the Boston premiere of Wendy MacLeod's Slow Food, directed by Daniel Bourque, Saturday, July 16 through Saturday, July 30 at Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. in Boston's Back Bay.
Mary Chieffo, Natalie Gold, and More Will Perform In All-New THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

A bold group of top actors and writers have been paired to create a set of all-new pieces. From 6PM EST onward, the new monologues will be published, one every 15 minutes.
BWW Review: SLOW FOOD at Pittsburgh Public Theater is Sartre Meets Seinfeld in a Greek Restaurant

Hell is other people's favorite restaurant in Wendy MacLeod's quirky date-night comedy.
American Blues to Host Reading of Award Winning Play By Yussef El Guindi

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces a virtual reading of the winner of the 2021 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, Refugee Rhapsody by Yussef El Guindi, directed by Kaiser Ahmed. 
The Studio Players Announce 2021-2022 Season

The Studio Players performs at the Golden Gate Community Center's Joan Jenks Auditorium, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway Naples, Florida 34116. Learn more about the lineup here!
KPFK's Arts in Review to Air Premiere of Rogue Machine Theatre's Staging Of MINNESOTA and More

Arts in Review hosts playwright/actor Justin Tanner an director Lisa James, discussing the premiere of “Minnesota,” a one-person play, starring Tanner and directed by James.
Pittsburgh Public Theater Announces 2021-2022 Season

Pittsburgh Public Theater has announced the organization’s 47th season — ALL ABOARD! — kicking off this October online and in person. The Public recently completed the Classics N’at online benefit reading series, the second iteration of the organization’s Public PlayTime series.
Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annabelle Gurwitch

Today's episode features actress, activist, and New York Times bestselling author of five books, Annabelle Gurwitch.

Wendy MacLeod FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Wendy MacLeod written?

Wendy MacLeod has written 4 shows including The My House Play (Playwright), Sin (Playwright), Juvenilia (Playwright), Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (Playwright).

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