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  • 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.

  • Gladys in Wonderland is being produced in Florida January 30-31. It's the 20th outing for the lively octogenarian.

  • Cucarachas , the play about, yes, cockroaches is being produced in Minnesota in late January

  • 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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