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ROSEMARY FRISINO TOOHEY

Playwright

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UNDER THE POPLAR TREES: A THEATRICAL SUCCESS!!!

Under the Poplar Trees has won 1st Place, the prestigious Carol Weinberg Award, in the 33rd Baltimore Playwrights Festival. The play was produced to rave reviews at Fells Point Corner Theatre in August. The script was also one of 5 Finalists for the Julie Harris Playwright Awards.

A new short comedy, The Petition, will have a reading at Single Carrot Theatre in Baltimore in October.

And five full-scale Frisino Toohey productions are now scheduled in October: Socks will be done at Drake University in Iowa…Tilapia in Nashua, New Hampshire…The Sleeping Beauty of Burbank in San Diego…In the Tank in Brantford, Ontario, Canada…And Gladys in Wonderland in Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania. In November Gladys will have its 19th production, this time in Saint Paris, Ohio…. Also in November Cucarachas in Tiffin, Ohio.

  • Frisino Toohey's works are not only on the stage, they are on the page and on the screen. A monologue from Gladys in Wonderland was just published by Playscripts Publishing, New York, NY in Actor’s Choice: Monologues for Women.

  • Grace Goes to Sea, a moving one-act drama, is now on You Tube, starring Steve Lichtenstein in a masterful performance.

    There is additional information about all these accomplishments and more on the Productions page.



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    The playwright is elated to note that her published plays are now included in the collections of the library at Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon, Brown University, Texas A & M and the University of Southern California along with two dozen others, not the least of which is the library at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa …just in case you happen to be in the neighborhood!

    Thanks for dropping by my web site and here you'll find a list of my current productions, published plays, synopses of many of my plays, the awards and, naturally, my bio.




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