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Wendy MacLeod

Wendy MacLeod's plays Juvenilia and The Water Children premiered at Playwrights Horizons in New York. The Water Children was subsequently produced at L.A.'s Matrix Theater where it was cited as "the most challenging political play of 1998" by LA Weekly and ear...

Biography

Wendy MacLeod's plays Juvenilia and The Water Children premiered at Playwrights Horizons in New York. The Water Children was subsequently produced at L.A.'s Matrix Theater where it was cited as "the most challenging political play of 1998" by LA Weekly and earned six L.A. Drama Critics Circle nominations. Her plays Sin and Schoolgirl Figure both premiered at The Goodman in Chicago. Her play The House of Yes became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey, earning a Special Jury Award at Sundance. The play has also been done in L.A., at Soho Rep, at The Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, and at The Gate Theater in London, where it was selected to be published in Plays International. Her children's musical, How To Make an Apple Pie and See the World, based on Marjorie Priceman's book, premiered at The Kennedy Center. Her new play Things Being What They Are premiered in Spring 2003 at Seattle Rep, and was seen at Steppenwolf in Chicago. A New Dramatists alumna and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Ms. MacLeod is the playwright-in-residence at her alma mater, Kenyon College. She is currently working on a commission for Steppenwolf.

Plays by Wendy MacLeod

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