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ROSEMARY FRISINO TOOHEY

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  • Berry Season was a hit in London! The comedy took top honors as Audience Favorite among the ten winners of the 2016 British Theatre Challenge. The fine folks at Sky Blue Theatre interviewed me after handing me the prize! Here's the interview on YouTube .

  • Sky Blue produced Berry Season at London's Lost Theatre. You can watch the winning performance on YouTube . Lazy Bee Scripts (Southampton, U.K.) now wants to publish this play about a guy whose libido is launched on the crimson seas of desire.

  • The Sleeping Beauty of Brooklyn opens in New York January 25th for a 3-week run at T. Schreiber Studios, 151 W. 26th street in Manhattan. Sleeping Beauty premiered in Baltimore, becoming The Sleeping Beauty of Burbank in a San Diego production before the upcoming iteration in New York.

  • Gladys In Wonderland will have her 23rd outing in March 2017 in Northport, Florida. Harbor Isles Community Theatre is producing.

  • A one-act comedy, Fish Have Feelings Too, is now published by Lazy Bee Scripts. It's the fourth Frisino Toohey play in the Lazy Bee hive. Fish was part of Seafood Buffet, a collection of 4 comedies which premiered in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, all of which are now published.

  • Another Seafood comedy, Tilapia was produced in Boulder, Colorado in November at Fairview High School. It's the 12th production for this play which is also published by Lazy Bee.

  • In The Tank, the most popular of the Seafood comedies, has now been produced 70 times around the world. Catch a video of Tank on YouTube , in a 2015 production by Britain's Drip Action Theatre.

  • The playwright is excited to be working on her first musical. Judy and the General, a re-telling of the Judith/Holofernes tale from the Bible will be produced at Spotlighters Theatre in Baltimore in May 2017. Much more to come on this new project!



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    The playwright is elated to note that her published plays are now included in the collections of dozens of university libraries including Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, Brown, NYU, Texas A & M, Calgary and the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa …just in case you happen to be in the neighborhood!

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