Mona Mansour. The Hour of Feeling was part of the High Tide Festival in the United Kingdom as part of the Rifle Hall Plays. Urge for Going (directed by Hal Brooks) received a LAB production in the 2011 season at The Public Theater, and before that was read in New Work Now! at the Public, and developed at the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Mansour was a member of The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group and a Playwright Fellow at the Lark Play Development Center and is currently a Core Writer at The Playwrights Center in Minneapolis. Other plays include Across the Water, Girl Scouts of America and Broadcast Yourself (part of Headlong Theater's Decade, which premiered in London) and The Way West. Her work has been developed at the Cape Cod Theatre Project, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Stage and Film, and Lincoln Center Directors' Lab. Television credits include Dead Like Me and Queens Supreme. Newest works include a piece on journalist Anna Politkovskaya for Continuum Theater and The Letter, a play co-written with Tala Manassah that premiered in November 2012 at Golden Thread's ReOrient Festival. She received an honorable mention for the 2010 Middle East America Playwright Award. Mansour received a 2012 Whiting Writers' Award for playwriting.