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Mona Lisa

Full Length

(3M, 1W, with double casting.  Drama/Comedy).
Mona Lisa is the story of Leonardo da Vinci, who while working on the titular painting, falls in love with its sitter, Lisa del Giocondo.  When an emissary from the government demands that da Vinci do a propaganda painting to please the Pope, Leonardo finds himself caught between the city of his birth and the woman he loves.

Awards:
2011 ART Lab Grant from the American Repertory Theatre’s Alumni Association (Boston, MA).

Winner of The Rocky Mountain Theatre Association Playwriting Competition, 2010, Helena, MT (funded by playwright Steven Dietz).

Productions:
In conjunction with the ART Lab Grant, the play was workshopped and produced at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, Wellfleet MA.  May 2 – 6, 2011.  Directed by Dan Lombardo.

The New Play Conservancy Players Guild Theatre, Canton, OH.  July 16-18, 2010. Directed by Mark Monday.

Selected by The Repository, the Canton, OH newspaper, as the “Rep Pick” to see.

Readings/Workshops:

Northern Writes:  4th Annual New Play Festival, Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, ME.  July 2, 2010.  Directed by Marcie Bramucci.

RMTA staged reading in Helena, MT, February 13, 2010.

“Live @ the Libe” series, Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, November 7, 2009.

Other:
Play Competition Finalist, 9th Annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival, New Orleans, LA  2011. Finalist for the 13th Annual New Works Festival at Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.
Finalist for PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays at The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, 2009.