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Cheri Magid

Cheri Magid. Cheri Magid's plays, which include The Tavern Wench, et al;, Manna, The Cliffs of Moher, and The Lock, have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, and several points in between. Her work has been done by The Keen Company, The New Group, Women's Pro...

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Cheri Magid. Cheri Magid's plays, which include The Tavern Wench, et al;, Manna, The Cliffs of Moher, and The Lock, have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, and several points in between. Her work has been done by The Keen Company, The New Group, Women's Project and Productions, Rattlestick, La Mama, Makor, The Slipper Room, Vital Theatre Company, Abingdon Theatre Company, The Lark, and the West Bank Theatre in New York, as well as by M.Y.E Productions in LA, South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, CA, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The University of Iowa, and Calvin College in Michigan. et al; was commissioned by South Coast Repertory, which recently appointed Ms. Magid to write an adaptation of the children's story, The Reluctant Dragon. Ms. Magid was also commissioned by Playscripts and The Keen Company to write her children's play The Ghost of Enoch Charlton. Her radio play Lydia, or the Girl at the Wheel, which navigates the early days of burlesque, aired on National Public Radio in the summer of 2001. Pretty Things Press published The Cliffs of Moher in 2006; Cleis published her short story, She Grinds Her Own Coffee, in 2007; and Playscripts, Inc. published Manna in 2008 and The Ghost of Enoch Charlton in 2009. Manna was also excerpted in The Best Stage Scenes 2009, published by Smith and Kraus. Ms. Magid's short film, Carnophobia, is in post-production and her short film Hot Yoga will shoot in the fall of 2009. She is currently writing a screenplay, Story of D, for Nicole Kidman and Dan Wigutow Productions about the real story behind the writer of Story of O. Ms. Magid served as New Dramatists' Literary Director from 1995-1999 and as the New York Creative Executive for Robert Redford's film company, Wildwood Productions, from 1999-2001. She was also a member of Rattlestick's writers' group in 2001 and The Women's Project writers' group from 2005-2006. Unbeknownst to many, she writes erotica under various and sundry pseudonyms.

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