Marisha Chamberlain

Marisha Chamberlain is best known for her play Scheherazade, which won the Dramatists Guild/CBS regional and national awards and has been produced widely throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. Her other plays include The Angels of Warsaw, winner of the Midland Authors Award, and Snow in the Virgin Islands, winner of the Twin Cities Drama Critics Circle Award. Besides Young Jane Eyre and Little Women, which played at the Stratford Festival Theater, Ms. Chamberlain has adapted a number of works for the stage including Nancy Drew, Aesop's Fables, The Canterville Ghost, and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She is currently director of The Seneca Falls Project which features her chamber opera, Meeting at Seneca Falls, created with composer Carol Barnett, with whom she also wrote The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass. Ms. Chamberlain is a recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and lives with her family in Hastings, Minnesota.

Plays by Marisha Chamberlain