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  • Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Edward Albee, "Three Tall Women"
Lee Blessing, "Independence"
Laura Cunningham, "Beautiful Bodies"
Mary Gallagher, "Bedtime"
Madeleine George, "The Most Massive Woman Wins"
Velina Hasu Houston, "Tea"
Tina Howe, "Appearances"
Sherry Kramer, "David's Redhaired Death"
Casey Kurtti, "Catholic School Girls"
Adam Lefevre, "Waterbabies"
Craig Lucas, "Credo"
Lynn Nottage, "Poof!"
Jose Rivera, "The Winged Man"
Nina Shengold, "Lives of the Great Waitresses"
Paula Vogel, "Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief"
Wendy Wasserstein, "Workout"
John Wooten, "The Role of Della"
Eric Lane|Nina Shengold

About Eric Lane

Eric Lane - Plays for Actresses

Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have edited 12 contemporary play anthologies for Viking Penguin and Vintage Books, earning them a Lambda Literary Award nomination. Eric's plays have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Israel and China, and include Ride, Floating, Heart of the City, Times of War and Dancing on Checkers’ Grave. Eric wrote and produced the short films First Breath and Cater-Waiter, which he also directed. For TV’s Ryan’s Hope, he received a Writer’s Guild Award. Honors include the La MaMa Playwright Award, the Berrilla Kerr Award, plus fellowships at Yaddo and St. James Cavalier in Malta. Eric is an honors graduate of Brown University. He is artistic director of Orange Thoughts Productions, a not-for-profit theater and film company in New York City. 

Nina Shengold's plays include Finger Foods, War at Home, Homesteaders, and Romeo/Juliet, and have been produced around the world. Her one-act No Shoulder was filmed by director Suzi Yoonessi, with Melissa Leo and Samantha Sloyan. Nina won a Writers Guild Award for her teleplay Labor of Love, starring Marcia Gay Harden; other teleplays include Blind Spot, with Joanne Woodward and Laura Linney, and Unwed Father. Her books include the novel Clearcut; River of Words: Portraits of Hudson Valley Writers (with photographer Jennifer May), and a growing posse of pseudonymous books for young readers. A graduate of Wesleyan, she is currently teaching creative writing at Manhattanville College. Nina lives in New York's Hudson Valley, where she has been books editor of Chronogram magazine since 2004.


About Nina Shengold

Nina Shengold - Plays for Actresses
Nina Shengold is an award-winning playwright and artistic director of the theatre company Actors & Writers.

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