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ROSEMARY FRISINO TOOHEY

Playwright

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UNDER THE POPLAR TREES: A THEATRICAL SUCCESS!!!

  • Under the Poplar Trees wins the playwright a $3000.award from the State of Maryland. It’s the 3rd time Frisino Toohey’s scripts have been honored with Individual Artist Awards. School Shooter (now titled America’s Cherry Pie) won a grant in 2003 and G-Man, the drama about a garbageman who finds a toddler’s body in the trash, won a grant in 2012.

  • In another honor Under the Poplar Trees 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. The script was also one of 5 Finalists for the Julie Harris Playwright Awards.

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

  • The one-act comedy Frozen Fish Sticks is accepted for publication by Lazy Bee Scripts in Southampton, U.K. It will be the third Frisino Toohey play in the Lazy Bee catalogue.

  • Frozen Fish Sticks premiered in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival and has been produced several times in England as well as in New York City.

  • A monologue from Gladys in Wonderland was just published by Playscripts Publishing, New York, NY in Actor’s Choice: Monologues for Women.

  • 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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