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  • Under the Poplar Trees will be read at the Jewish Ensemble Theatre's JetFest in Michigan. The play is one of 4 Finalists in the 26th Annual JetFest in West Bloomfield. The first reading, June 15th, will be at the JCC Oak Park Campus 7:30pm. A second reading, June 16th, will be at the Aaron Deroy Theatre in West Bloomfield 7:30pm.

  • Under the Poplar Trees won the playwright a $3000.award from the Maryland State Arts Council, the 3rd time Frisino Toohey’s scripts have been honored with Individual Artist Awards.

  • Under the Poplar Trees also won 1st Place, the prestigious Carol Weinberg Award, in the 33rd Baltimore Playwrights Festival. The play was produced to rave reviews at Fells Point Corner Theatre in August 2014. The script was also one of 5 Finalists for the Julie Harris Playwright Awards.

  • Frisino Toohey's most popular play, In The Tank, will be featured by Drip Action Theatre this August at the Arundel Festival in Arundel, England. It's the playwright's third production in the popular ten-day Festival south of London. Frozen Fish Sticks was produced there in 2013 and Tilapia was done in the 2010 Festival.

  • The playwright's short drama, Agnes's Little War is a Finalist in Prologue Theatre's 2015 Landmark Play Festival in Chicago.

    Frisino Toohey's works are not only on the stage, they are on the page and on the screen.

  • Frozen Fish Sticks is now published by Lazy Bee Scripts in Southampton, U.K. It's the third Frisino Toohey play in the Lazy Bee catalogue.

  • Grace Goes to Sea, a moving one-act drama, is now on You Tube, starring Steve Lichtenstein in a masterful performance.

    There is additional information about all these accomplishments and more on the Productions page.

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    The playwright is elated to note that her published plays are now included in the collections of the library at Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon, Brown University, Texas A & M and the University of Southern California along with two dozen others, not the least of which is the library at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa …just in case you happen to be in the neighborhood!

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