playwright

lyricist 

Check out my profile at Women Playwrights of DC.

How many plays have you had produced in the DC area? : 

I've had about a dozen shows produced in this area, including ten-minute plays, musicals, children's shows, and operas.

Plays and Musicals 

Las Polacas: The Jewish Girls of Buenos Aires : Adaptation of English lyrics and text, Gala Hispanic Theatre

  • 2016 Helen Hayes nomination for Outstanding New Musical

  • World premiere, Book by Patricia Suárez-Cohen, Music and lyrics by Mariano Vales

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe : Co-lyricist, Imagination Stage 

  • 2013 Helen Hayes Award nominee for Oustanding New Play or Musical

  • Concept by Kathryn Chase Bryer, David Palmer, Janet Stanford, Septime Webre; Libretto and lyrics by Janet Stanford with additional lyrics by Bari Biern; Music by Matthew Pierce

A Dance Against Darkness: Living with AIDS

  • Helen Hayes Award nominee for Outstanding New Play & Outstanding Resident Musical

  • Composer Roy Barber

When You Care Enough

  • Source Theatre Festival Award Nominee for Best Musical

  • Composer Roy Barber

Riddle Me a Prince : Lyricist, Imagination Stage 

  • Playwrights Ernie Joselovitz and Harry Bagadasian; Composer Lenny Willia​ms

The Miracle of Watts : Fillmore Arts Camp DC 

  • Produced through a grant provided by the American Composer's Forum

  • Composer Emily Bell Spitz

Mapp & Lucia : Washington Stage Guild 

  • Adapted from E.F. Benson's novel

  • Staged reading

The Real Thing & The Marriages  

  • John F. Kennedy Center 2010 "From Page to Stage" Festival, submitted by the Playwright's Forum

  • Adapted from short stories by Henry James

Titus Andronicus : Book and Lyrics, Playwright's Forum staged reading 

  • With co-author Michael Tilford; Composer Lenny Williams