Patricia Loughrey

Patricia Loughrey wrote the book for The Daddy Machine, based on the children's book by Johnny Valentine. The musical was commissioned by San Diego's Diversionary Theatre and was featured on Rosie O'Donnell's R Family Vacation's cruise to the Mexican Riviera in March 2008. Her full length play: Lord Derby's Giant Eland placed second in the Kennedy Center, ACTF Mark Twain Comedy Playwriting Awards, and was produced at San Diego State University in 2005. Her plays for young audiences include: Nicaragua USA, at the New Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, and Not Who You See, But Who I Am, with the Mark Taper Forum's Improvisational Theatre Project. Her HIV education plays include Secrets, produced by Kaiser Permanente (winner of the Ryan White Award) and The Inner Circle, seen worldwide in over 500 productions. HUNGRY, commissioned by the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solana is currently touring in the Bay Area. Ms. Loughrey has served as playwright-in-residence at Point Loma High, and has written and performed one-woman shows in Santa Barbara and San Francisco. From 2006-2011 she coordinated the Queer Theatre -- Taking Center Stage program of at San Diego's Diversionary Theatre. Visit her website:

Plays by Patricia Loughrey