Carly Mensch. Carly Mensch's play All Hail Hurricane Gordo was produced as part of the 2008 Humana Festival of New Plays in a co-production with the Cleveland Play House. Her play Len, Asleep in Vinyl premiered at Second Stage Theatre/Uptown Series this summer, directed by Jackson Gay. Ms. Mensch has developed work at The Kennedy Center, the Marin Theatre Company, the Actors Theater of Louisville and Ars Nova, where she was the 2008 Playwright-in-Residence and a member of Play Group. She has recently been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and Ars Nova.