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Ginna Hoben

Ginna Hoben is an actor/playwright based in Queens, New York. Her solo play The Twelve Dates of Christmas premiered at The American Shakespeare Center in 2010 and has since enjoyed over seventy productions nationally and worldwide. Ginna's next play was the ...

Biography

Ginna Hoben is an actor/playwright based in Queens, New York. Her solo play The Twelve Dates of Christmas premiered at The American Shakespeare Center in 2010 and has since enjoyed over seventy productions nationally and worldwide. Ginna's next play was the critically acclaimed No Spring Chicken, which premiered as part of D.C.'s 2015 inaugural Women's Voices Theatre Festival. Other produced plays include pierced! (New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals); the wind-chill factor and the ten-minute play telephone (The Actors Theatre of Louisville Apprentice Company); and Spit Spat Splendor Spite from "Shakespeare in Mind," Dramatic Publishing (Transylvania University.) She has also been a writer/producer for the Emmy nominated TV show, Brain Games.

Ginna has performed at various American regional theatres, most notably in 31 productions at American Shakespeare Center, including Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Portia in The Merchant of Venice, and the titular role in the World Premiere of Shakespeare's Sister. Other favorite performances include Moon Over Buffalo (Cape May Stage); Next Fall, The 39 Steps, and The Twelve Dates of Christmas (CATCO) ; Proof (Heritage Repertory); Almost, Maine (Project SEE); her self-written play pierced! (NYC and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals); and The World Premiere of Richard Dresser's What Are You Afraid Of? (Humana Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville.)

In addition to her theatre work, Ginna writes for the podcast Who Smarted?, teaches yoga and fitness, and is the mother of a six-year old daughter.

Plays by Ginna Hoben

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