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of Rosemary Frisino Toohey's Plays

2017

  • Berry Season Sierra Canyon Theater Group, Reno, Nevada.

  • 34B Downtown Cultural Center, Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Frozen Fish Sticks Mundelein High School, Palatine, Illinois.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl Davies County High School, Owensboro, Kentucky.

  • Socks St. Peter's Girls School, Woodcroft, Australia.

  • Grace Goes To Sea , Equity Library Theater Festival, New York, New York.

  • Gladys In Wonderland, Next Generation Players, Norton, Ohio.

  • The A Word, Strand Theater Co., Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Frozen Fish Sticks, 3BCreative Theatre, Buderim, Queensland, Australia.

  • Socks, Emerald Ridge High School, Puyallup, Washington.

  • Gladys In Wonderland, Harbor Isles Community Theatre, Northport, Florida.

  • Sleeping Beauty of Brooklyn T. Schreiber Studios, Schreiber Shorts, New York, New York.

    2016

  • Berry Season, Sky Blue Theatre, The British Theatre Challenge, London, England.

  • Tilapia, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

  • In The Tank, 3B Creative Theatre, Buderim, Queensland, Australia.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Elmwood Players, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Gladys In Wonderland, Centerstage, Springfield, Massachusetts.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Mercy High School, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

  • Socks, Victoria School of the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Sky View High School, Smithfield, Utah.

  • Socks, Shakespeare Club, Orrington, Maine.

  • In The Tank , Halifax County Middle School, South Boston, Virginia.

  • Socks, Wauconda High School, Wauconda, Illinois.

  • Socks, Milwaukie High School, Milwaukie, Oregon.

  • Gladys In Wonderland , Central Alberta Theatre, Red Deer, Canada.

    2015

  • In The Tank Whitfield School, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Socks Paper Bag Players, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.

  • Frozen Fishsticks, The Big Little Theatre Company, Ashburton, New Zealand.

  • Frozen Fishsticks, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

  • In The Tank , Drip Action Theatre, Arundel, England.

  • Cucarachas, Englehart High School, Ontario, Canada.

  • Cucarachas, WAO High School, Warren, Minnesota.

  • Gladys In Wonderland , Clover Theatre, Brooksville, Florida.

    2014

  • In The Tank , Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida.

  • In The Tank , Icthys Productions, Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

  • Cucarachas, Ritz Theatre, Tiffin, Ohio.

  • The Sleeping Beauty of Burbank, North Park Vaudeville & Candy Shoppe, San Diego, California.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Atherton Performing Arts, Atherton, Queensland, Australia.

  • Tilapia, The Huntington at Nashua, Nashua, New Hampshire.

  • Gladys in Wonderland, Grafton United Methodist, Saint Paris, Ohio.

  • Socks Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Under the Poplar Trees , Fells Point Corner Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl Alabama State Theatre, Montgomery, Alabama.

  • In The Tank, Woodbridge College High School, Ontario, Canada.

  • Socks, Chelford Players, Chelford, Cheshire, England.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Mercy High School, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

  • Gladys in Wonderland Theatre Arts Guild, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

  • Grace Goes to Sea Roy Arias Studios, New York, NY.

  • Grace Goes to Sea, OpenStageDC at The Fridge, Washington, D.C.

  • Gladys in Wonderland, Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

  • In The Tank, at Pine Forest High School, Pensacola, Florida.

    2013

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl, Westview High, Avondale, Arizona.

  • In the Tank, Bettendorf High, Bettendorf, Iowa,

  • Gravy Anxiety, Maverick Players, Midland, Texas.

  • Gladys in Wonderland, Allen Community Players, Allen, Texas.

  • Gladys in Wonderland, Hill Country Retreat Theater Company, San Antonio, Texas.

  • 38C, one of Frisino Toohey’s collection of bra plays, North Park Vaudeville & Candy Shoppe Festival, San Diego, CA.

  • Frozen Fishsticks Castaway Drama Players, Plaistow, West Sussex, England. Retitled Frozen Fish Fingers for British audiences.

  • Frozen Fishsticks produced at the Arundel Festival in Arundel, England.

  • Frozen Fishsticks The Producers Club, New York, NY, produced by the Brief Acts Company under the title Summer Winds

  • 10-18-02, one of Frisino Toohey’s "elevator plays", moved on to the finals of the New York City Annual 15-minute Play Festival. at the American Globe Theatre in Times Square in Manhattan’s theatre district.

  • In the Tank, Ontario High School, Ontario, California.

  • Gladys in Wonderland Texas Opera House, Colorado City, Texas.

  • Cucarachas, Charles Hays Secondary School, Prince Rupert, BC.

    2012

  • Gladys packed her bags again for another road trip. This time Gladys in Wonderland was staged December 12-14, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the John G. Diefenbaker High School.

  • Lobsters in Arizona - and in Texas! In the Tank, a comedy about two philosophical lobsters awaiting their fate in a restaurant tank, was produced November 17, 2012 by Night Circus Productions in Chandler, AZ. And the pair - Harry and Stu - also showed up October 10-12, in Porter, TX,, outside Houston, at the New Caney 6th Grade Campus.

  • You can't stop those Cucarachas! The one-act comedy was staged by the Richmond VA Community High School at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, VA on October 26.

  • Monday, Sept. 17 at 8pm there was a reading in Baltimore’s Station North Arts District of a new short comedy, 34C, at Liam Flynn's Ale House. The Ale House has become a center of creative activity in the Arts District and is located at 22 W. North Ave, Baltimore 21201.

  • Rosemary Frisino Toohey was named recipient of a 2012 Individual Artist Award in Playwriting by the Maryland State Arts Council. The award, which includes a grant, is given on the basis of artistic excellence for her prize-winning play, G-Man.

  • In the Tank (Dramatic Publishing) was produced in Nelson, New Zealand in August. This was the 53rd production for the comedy and the second New Zealand production for Rosemary's work this year. Socks was produced in Christchurch, NZ in May. In the Tank also had a production closer to home: in Scottsdale, AZ in April

  • Tilapia (Lazy Bee Scripts) was produced in Northumberland, U.K. by the Riding Hill Drama Club in July. It was also produced at two separate locales in East Sussex, UK in April.

  • The Body Washer, a powerful one-act play of women and war, opened in July in "Moments of Play," a festival of 10-minute plays at the Salem Theatre Company in Salem, MA.

  • A new one-act comedy, 38C, had a reading in Baltimore's Station North Arts District at Liam Flynn's Ale House in Baltimore on July 16. There was a reading of another comedy, 32C in September at the same venue.

  • 10-18-02, a one-act drama, premiered in March as part of the 15th Annual Festival of One-Act Plays at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson, Long Island.

  • Socks a one-act comedy about footwear left behind in a clothes dryer, was produced in Christchurch, New Zealand in May. This was the first of TWO New Zealand productions for Rosemary's works this year. In the Tank was scheduled to be produced in Nelson, NZ in August

  • In the Tank was produced January 14 by the Thurmont Thespians at Three Notch Theater in Lexington Park, MD. The award-winning play about two philosophical lobsters, was done in St. Louis, Missouri in February. The one-act comedy has now had more than 50 productions in the US, Canada and Europe.

  • Cosmic Fruit Bowl and Cucarachas were both done at Turtleshell Theater in the Times Square Arts Center, New York, January 19 through January 29. Both plays will be published by Dramatic Publishing in 2012.

  • Gladys in Wonderland was produced in New Kent, Virginia by the Stagehands of New Kent High School in January. This was the 12th production of the play.

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    2011

  • In the Tank continues to be one of Rosemary's most popular plays. On November 18th and 19th it was part of "Comedy Tonight" at the Alden Theater in McLean, Virginia, in suburban Washington. The play was also staged that weekend at Covenant Classical Christian School, 2801 Stepp Dr., Columbia, SC. The two philosophical lobsters in the play rounded out the year with a production on December 1 in Woodland Country Day School in Bridgeton, Delaware.

  • In another facet of Rosemary's writing, The Body Washer, her powerful drama of the Iraq war, had a staged reading on November 17th in Albany, New York at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. It was part of the annual meeting of Women Against War.

  • The popularity of In the Tank spread to Europe. From October 27 through November 4, it was produced at the Wiesbaden English Language Theatre in Wiesbaden, Germany. This was the first-ever production of Rosemary's work in Central Europe.

    The comedy about two philosophical lobsters also had an October production at Faith Lutheran High School in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

  • The full-length comedy Gladys in Wonderland was produced in Maumelle, Arkansas, November 4 to November 11 by the Maumelle Players.

  • In September, Agnes came to Baltimore. Agnes's Little War was featured at Baltimore's Salt Luck Play Festival, September 17 through September 18. This play was a Finalist for the prestigious Heideman Award at Actors' Theater of Louisville.

  • 36C, a new short drama was featured in the Page to Stage Festival at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 3rd.

  • Two one-act comedies had New York premieres in July. Cucarachas and Cosmic Fruit Bowl were produced in "Summer Shorties," a Showcase of 10 minute plays, at the Turtle Shell Theater in the Times Square Arts Center.

  • The award-winning drama The Body Washer was produced July 19 as part of the 2011 Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival in New York on July 19. The Body Washer was one of 40 plays chosen from a field of more than a thousand for this festival.

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  • In the Tank marked its 43rd production in June. Woodbridge Collegiate High School in Ontario, Canada staged the play June 7th.

  • Sleeping Beauty, a comedy, was part of 10 x 10 at Fells Point Corner Theater, Baltimore, in June. This short play focuses on what might be called a real estate dilemma: can you sell a condo with a corpse in the bedroom? 10 x 10 featured ten short plays by 10 different authors. See the review in broadwayworld.com

  • Gladys in Wonderland, the full-length bittersweet comedy, now published by Playscripts, Inc. in New York, was produced in Ontario, Canada in May by the Powassan Players.

  • Gladys was also done in Limon, Colorado in April at Limon High School.

  • The one-act comedy Socks was produced by the Mexico Area Community Theater in the city of Mexico, Missouri on March 13 and 14, 2011. On April 14 Socks was produced by the All College Theatre in Pisctaway, NJ

  • The award-winning drama The Body Washer was read March 26th in Washington, DC as part of the 4th International SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now). The play-reading marathon took place at Grace Church in Georgetown.

  • In the Tank was produced at Smoky Valley High School in Lindsborg, Kansas on Saturday, January 29, 2011.

  • There was a staged reading of the full-length comedy Bloodlines at Single Carrot Theatre, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore on Saturday, January 15. This was part of the 2011 Baltimore Playwright's Festival.

  • There was yet another production of In the Tank on January 7 at Pine Forest High School in Pennsacola, Florida

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    2010

  • In the Tank was produced in August by Stageworks Theatre Company in Kimberly, British Columbia, and in December was done again at Palmerton High School in Pennsylvania. The Palmerton production was the 8th for In the Tank in 2010.

  • In November, the award-winning one-act drama The Body Washer, was produced at Cayuga Community College and then invited by adjudicators of the Theatre Association of New York State to be performed at the State Competitive Festival in Batavia, New York.

  • After productions in Baltimore, Santa Fe, Memphis, Midland and Fort Stockton, Gladys in Wonderland is now published by Playscripts, Inc in New York. The script is available at Playscripts

  • The Body Washer was produced by Circle Theatre Players in the group's one-act play festival in December 2010. The play was staged at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park, NY

  • The Maverick Players in Midland, Texas staged two of Rosemary’s one-act comedies in August: Package Tour and Saying Goodbye to Papa. They were performed for three weekends at the Midland Community Theater.

  • Tilapia was produced in August in Arundel, England as part of the Arundel Town Festival Theatre Trail.

  • Comin' Out Of Court, a short drama, was written in 24-hours as part of the Run of the Mill Theatre's North Avenue bus project and was staged at the Theatre Project on July 16, 2010. The production was part of Baltimore's Artscape, the largest outdoor art festival in the United States

  • The Body Washer was staged in New York City on July 8 - 11 by the Rapscallion Theare Collective as part of the group's "Salute Ur Shorts" new play festival.

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  • From June 4, 2010 to June 11, 2010 In the Tank was produced at the Dover Bay Secondary School, 6135 McGirr Rd., Nanaimo, BC, Canada. This was the 4th production for this popular one-act comedy in less than three months.

  • Deering High School in Portland, Maine also produced In the Tank, on April 30 and May 1, 2010

  • In the Tankhad another Canadian production on on April 14, at the Lakewood Academy in Grandfalls-Windsor, Newfoundland.

  • On April 16 and 17, the one-act comedy In the Tank was produced as part of Sketches at the Somerset Community College Theatre in Somerset, Kentucky. Sketches is an annual event, and In the Tank was one of six short comedies presented this year.

  • The full-length comedy Gladys in Wonderland was produced by the Fort Stockton Unity Theater in Fort Stockton, Texas for six performances in April, weekends from April 9 to April 17, 2010.

  • The award-winning one-act comedy Socks had its first UK production in April!!! The Village Players performed Socks for 4 shows in April in Gloucester, England

  • The drama, Agnes's Little War, premiered in the 13th Annual Festival of One-Act Plays at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson, N.Y., running for 10 performances from February 28 to March 27. Agnes has had readings at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore Book Festival

  • On February 12, In the Tank was produced at Pine Forest High School in Pennsacola, Florida

  • From January 30 to February 6, In the Tank was staged in Frazee, MN by the Frazee-Vergas Public Schools.

  • On January 24, Rosemary, was part of a panel in Washington, D.C. discussing the impact of media on society. In addition to her work as a playwright, Rosemary is a newscaster on all-news Radio WTOP in Washington. Along with Tom Gauger of WMAL Radio/ABC News, Rosemary discussed the media and theater from the perspective of both a playwright and a newscaster. The panel was held at the H St Playhouse, immediately following the staging of the play Constant State of Panic by Patrick Gabridge.

  • The full-length drama G-Man was awarded first-prize in the 2009 Annual Towngate Theatre Playwriting Contest, sponsored by the Oglebay Institute. This is a national award which brings with it a monetary prize and a production in Wheeling WV. The play was staged at the Towngate Theatre in Wheeling for two weekends: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 15-17, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 21-23.

  • On January 22, 2010, the one-act drama Cornered was presented in New York by Theater Breaking Through Barriers.

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  • The The Ice Cream King was a finalist in the Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre’s Scriptfest. It had a reading at Mars Hill College outside Asheville, NC on January 22.

  • On January 14, Socks was staged in Maple Grove, MN by the Maple Grove Senior High School

  • The one-act comedy Socks was also staged on January 14, 2010 at Anamosa High School, Marion, Iowa


    2009

  • From November 1 to November 30, the popular one-act comedy In the Tank was staged at the Nesaquake Middle School, 479 Edgewood Ave., St. James, NY.

  • On November 12 and 13, In the Tank was presented at the Maine Central Institute, 295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME.... A week later, on November 21, 2009, In the Tank was staged by the Western Mountains Senior Players in Bethel, Maine

  • The one-act drama, An Arrangement of Convenience, was produced at the Thunderous Production's 2009 One Act Festival, Sandy Spring, Maryland in mid-October. The play was staged at the Ross Boddy Recreation Center, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 on October 16 and October 17. This was the third production for An Arrangement of Convenience since it premiered Off-Off Broadway in New York.

  • On October 6, In the Tank was produced at Battiest High School, 100 Main St., Battiest, OK. The play was presented as part of the regional finals of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association.

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  • For the second year in a row, Rosemary Frisino Toohey's work was featured over Labor Day weekend in the Page-To-Stage readings at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. A new one-act, Agnes's Little War, was done Saturday, September 5 An excerpt from the award-winning play G-Man was done Sunday, September 6.

  • G-Man won The Carol Weinberg Award as the Best Play in the 2009 Baltimore Playwrights’ Festival and was presented by the Uncommon Voices Theater Company at the Fells Point Corner Theater, S. Ann St., Baltimore. The play was featured twice by Baltimore Public Radio station, WYPR.

  • G-Man was akso presented as a staged reading in Dayton, OH as part of Futurefest. The play was a finalist in the professionally adjudicated theatre festival that has been advancing the work of playrights for 20 years. The Festival was presented from July 24 to July 26.

    In yet another honor, G-Man was named a semi-finalist in the Centre Stage South Carolina New Play Festival. The Baltimore production precluded its entry into the final round.

  • The short drama Having Fun was one of seven short plays staged at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore on June 27, 2009. The Creative Alliance is in the Patterson Theater, 3134 Eastern Ave.

  • The new one-act comedy Talking on the Inside was featured in Variations on Hope at Run of the Mill Theatre in Baltimore from May 22-May 31.

  • In the Tank, another one-act comedy, was staged on March 26 and March 28, at the Halifax County Middle School, South Boston, VA

  • In the Tank was also staged in Princeton, WV, at Princeton Senior High School, from March 7, 2009 through April 3, 2009.

  • Socks had its second New York run as part of Turtle Shell Production's "8 Minute Madness Playwrights' Festival." The festival ran weekends from March 6 through March 14 at the Turtle Shell Theater in New York's Theater District.

  • In the Tank was staged on February 24, 2009 at Trinity Valley Comm. College, 100 Cardinal Drive in Athens, TX

  • The new full-length drama, G-Man received a staged reading on Saturday, March 7, 2009. The reading was part of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival and was held at the Community Center of the Heather Ridge Condominiums, Baltimore, MD

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    2008

  • The Maverick Players in Midland, TX staged Gladys in Wonderland from November 7 through November 23, 2008. This was a repeat engagement for Gladys and the Players. It was produced there in 2002 and now, as then, the company presented the comedy before sold-out audiences.

  • This autumn In the Tank received a string of productions, in schools all across the nation, from the Chesapeake Bay to the Rockies.

  • On November 14, 2008, In the Tank received two performances, one at Nederland Middle/Senior High School, 597 County Rd 130, Nederland,CO. and on November 13, 2008 and November 14, 2008 at Saint Bede Academy, 24 W US Highway 6 Peru, IL,

  • And from November 16, 2008 to November 18, 2008 the play was produced in Severna Park, Maryland at the Severn School. This was an encore performance for In the Tank at the Severn School. It was first performed there in 2005. The school is located at 201 Water Street, Severna Park, Maryland

  • In the Tank was produced from October 30, 2008 to November 2, 2008 at Beech Grove HS, 5330 Hornet Avenue, Beech Grove, IN. That same weekend Fredericksburg Christian Schools in Fredericksburg, VA staged a production of this one-act comedy.

  • A new ten-minute drama, After the Fact, received a staged reading as part of the Baltimore Book Festival on September 26 in Mount Vernon Square in downtown Baltimore.

  • Socks was staged in New York’s Theater District as part of the Turtle Tales Teen Play Festival. The Festival was produced by Turtle Shell Productions and the play ran through August 31st at The Turtle's Shell Theater in the Times Square Arts Center.

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  • A new drama, The A Word was produced by the Mobtown Players as part of The Baltimore Playwrights Festival, The play ran from August 1 through August 16.

    An excerpt of the play was read at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. on September 1 as part of the Center's annual Page to the Stage Festival.

  • The Body Washer was staged from June 26 through July 26 as part of The Compass Theatre's Resilience of the Spirit Festival in San Diego, CA

  • In the Tank was presented in Kodiak, Alaska on July 19 at the Loose Edge Reader's Theatre

  • The one-act comedy, Berry Season, was produced off-off Broadway on July 7 as part of the Algonquin Theater One-Act Play Festival.

  • Cornered was named best one-act play in the Reverie Productions' 5th Annual Next Generation Playwriting Contest. Public readings of the plays were held on May 12 at the ART/New York Spaces, 520 8th Avenue, Manhattan.

  • In the Tank was staged on June 4, 2008 at Ontario High School, Ontario Calif; on April 3, 2008 at the Trojan Theatre, 490 Cartier Street, North Bay, ON, Canada; and on March 15, 2008 at Martinsburg High School, 701 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV.

  • Golden Thread Productions presented a staged reading of The Body Washer at 8:00 p.m. on March 14 in the La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley CA. Golden Thread Productions is dedicated to theatre that explores Middle Eastern cultures and identities as represented throughout the globe. This reading was part of that program, which was titled What do the Women Say?

  • The Body Washer was also produced as part of the 13th annual Kansas City Women’s Playwriting Festival staged by Potluck Productions. The award-winning one-act drama was presented from March 7 to March 10 and again from March 13 to March 16, 2008 at the Just Off Broadway Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • The one-act comedy In the Tank was produced on February 1, 2008 and February 2, 2008 at Hiawatha High School, Kirkland, IL. and again on February 22, 2008 at St. Joan of Arc High School, 460 Mapleton Ave., Barrie Ontario, Canada.

  • In the Tank was also produced on January 26 and January 27 at Browerville High School in Browerville, MN.

  • On Saturday, November 17, 2007, Impending Events, a new full-length drama, was presented in a staged reading at the Fells Point Corner Theater as part of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival. The powerful play follows three young women as they face the issue of abortion. The title of this play has been changed to The A Word.

  • An Arrangement of Convenience, a one-act drama, received a repeat production as part of the encore performance of the One-Act Play Festival at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Laurel, MD, on Friday & Saturday, November 9 and November 10.

  • In the Tank was produced on December 7 and December 8, 2007 at Hudson's Bay High School, Vancouver, WA. It was also staged on November 16, 2007 at Hopewell High School, Hopewell, VA

  • A Morning in May premiered in New York at the Short Attention Span Horror Fest, at the Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St., Greenwich Village, running from October 18 through October 21, 2007.

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  • A special reading of The Body Washer was presented at the First Unitarian Church in downtown Baltimore on Sunday, October 21, as part of a service on "The Wages of War."

  • The Body Washer was staged in October off-off Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Source at Washington Square Park in New York City's Greenwich Village. It was part of "Estrogenius," the theatre's annual celebration of female voices. The play ran from Wednesday, October 3 through Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6.

  • The 15 minute comedy Berry Season, was produced in New York at the historic Players Theatre at 115 MacDougal St., in Greenwich Village. It was part of the "Bad Plays" Festival of comedy and satire staged by the International Cringe, a production of NY Artists Unlimited. The production dates were September 12; September 22; and September 26 2007.

  • The Body Washer was presented September 2 at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC as part of the Page-to-Stage Festival sponsored by Bowie State University. The Festival featured dramatic readings of seven plays. Body Washer was one of four plays from the group to receive additional readings on September 13 and September 14 in the Thurgood Marshall Library on the Bowie State campus.

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  • An Arrangement of Convenience, a one-act drama, was staged as part of the One-Act Play Festival at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Friday & Saturday, September 14 & 15 and Sunday, September 16. The theater is located at 508 Main Street in Laurel.

  • The Attic Theatre Company in Los Angeles staged The Body Washer as part of its 15th annual One-Act Marathon on weekends in August 2007.

  • School Shooter was presented as a staged reading in London as part of the Playreading Festival 2007 of the North American Actors Association. The Festival was held at the Soho Theatre in the West End theatre district and School Shooter was presented on June 13.

  • A Morning in May, a one-act play, was a finalist in Darknight Theatrical Productions playwriting competition. An excerpt from the play was staged June 2 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • The Body Washer was staged for three weekends in May as part of the Variations on Justice project. It was one of ten plays exploring the theme of justice in a production sponsored by The Run of the Mill Theater company in Baltimore.

    The play premiered April 27 as part of the 13th annual New York City 15-Minute Play Festival at the American Globe Theater in Manhattan. The New York production was made possible through the support of The Guild of Italian American Actors

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  • Animal Instincts, a full-length drama, was staged by The Playwrights Forum, Memphis, TN, for three weekends in May 2007.

  • The popular one-act comedy In the Tank was produced on May 25, 2007 at Green Run High School, Virginia Beach, VA

  • In the Tank was also produced during the first week of April at Mountain View High School, Orem, Utah.

  • In the Tank was staged in February as part of the 2007 Annual One Act Play Contest of the Arden Club Theatre, Arden, Delaware.

  • There was a dramatic reading of a new one-act drama Final Round on January 13, 2007 at the Fells Point Corner Theater, Baltimore, MD

  • A new full-length comedy, The Ice Cream King, premiered in Midland, Texas, produced by The Maverick Players weekends from November 3 through November 19, 2006.

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  • Tilapia was produced on November 17 and 19, 2006 at the Ross J. Boddy Recreation Center, Sandy Spring, MD. The production was part of the Sandy Spring Theatre Group's One-Act Play Festival.

  • In the Tank was staged in The World Premiere One-Act Play Festival at Gettysburg (PA) College on November 15.

  • Saying Goodbye to Papa, a one-act comedy, was produced Oct. 13, 14, and 15 as part of the One-Act Comedy Festival staged by The Rockville Little Theatre at the Gaithersburg (MD) Arts Barn.

  • On Wednesday, September 20, The Fells Point Corner Theater, 251 S. Ann St., Baltimore hosted a staged reading of a new full-length comedy, The Ice Cream King

  • Going Up, a one-act play, was produced in August 2006 as part of the Variations on Fear project by Run of the Mill Theater, Baltimore. The project featured a number of short plays, all with the common theme of fear, and was named the Best Production of 2006 in The City Paper's annual "Best of Baltimore" issue.

    As part of this same project, Going Up received a staged reading on June 11, 2006 at St. John's Church, Baltimore.

    Going Up was also produced in July 2006 during Artscape, Baltimore's annual Festival of the Arts.

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  • Cornered was produced by The Moving Arts Theater Company in Los Angeles from February 25 to March 25, 2006.

  • Rosemary Frisino Toohey was the featured playwright in a panel discussion: Whose Role Is It Anyway? Non-traditional Casting, Creativity and the Law at the Hippodrome Theater, France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, Baltimore. The event was sponsored by the Hippodrome Foundation, Inc. and the University of Maryland School of Law. November 16, 2005.

  • Berry Season, a short comedy, received a staged reading in New York City by the Guild of Italian American Actors. The reading took place October 21, 2005 at the Producers Club, 358 West 44th Street.

  • Staged readings of Cornered and Socks were presented as part of the Baltimore Book Festival, Sunday, September 25, 2005

  • In the Tank was produced by the Bare Stage Theatre, Red Bluff, CA on September 16 & 17, 2005. It was staged as part of the theater's program of short plays, "Six Tens @ Eight."

  • Frozen FishSticks, a one-act comedy, was staged at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Laurel, MD on the weekend of Sept. 9, 2005 as part of the theater's annual one-act play festival

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  • Cornered, a one-act play, was produced by Silver Spring Stage in Silver Spring, MD, during its one-act play festival, September 2005

  • Cornered was staged by the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theater as part of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, August 2005. It was selected as Best Play of teh Festival

  • Socks, a one-act comedy, was produced by The Run of the Mill Theater as part of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, July 2005. It won Second Place in the Festival

  • Berry Season was produced for 11 performances over three weekends in July as part of Variations on Desire, a collection of one-act plays at Run of the Mill Theater, Baltimore. This play was also staged as part of Artscape, Baltimore's summer Festival of the Arts.

  • Woman on the Edge opened May 6, 2005 for a three-weekend run staged by The Maverick Players in Midland, Texas.

  • 2005: In the Tank, Snap-shots: one-act plays, The Severn School, Severna Park, MD.

  • 2005: Cornered, a one-act play, 2005 Baltimore Playwrights Festival, staged reading, Fells Point Corner Theater.

  • 2005: Woman on the Edge, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theater, Wheeling, WV.

  • 2005: In the Tank, Maryland Community Theatre Association Festival, The Cultural Arts Center of Frederick County, Frederick, MD.

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  • 2004: Socks, a one-act comedy, 2005 Baltimore Playwrights Festival, staged reading, Fells Point Corner Theatre.

  • 2004: In the Tank, 2004 One Act Play Festival, Silver Spring Stage, Silver Spring, MD.

  • 2004: Woman on the Edge, Baltimore Playwrights' Festival, Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park, MD.

  • 2003: Gladys in Wonderland, Baltimore County Department of Aging, Towson, MD.

  • 2003: Gladys in Wonderland, Santa Fe Play Readers, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2003: Gladys in Wonderland, Playwrights' Forum, Memphis, TN

  • 2003: Gladys in Wonderland, Providence Players, Towson, MD

  • 2003: Boy Meets Girl...Meets Boy...Meets Girl, etc. Baltimore Women Playwrights Showcase. Audrey Herman Spotlighters' Theater, Baltimore, MD

  • 2003: School Shooter, World Premiere, Audrey Herman Spotlighter's Theater, Baltimore, MD.

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  • 2002: In the Tank, Moving Arts Theater, Los Angeles, CA.

  • 2002: Gladys in Wonderland, Maverick Players, Midland, TX

  • 2002: In the Tank, Muse of Fire Theater, New York, NY

  • 2002: Tilapia, Providence Players, Towson, MD.

  • 2002: Tilapia, Wheatfield Theatre, various locations in Maryland & Pennsylvania.

  • 2002: High Steaks, Wheatfield Theatre, various locations in Maryland and Pennsylvania

  • 2001: Seafood Buffet, Baltimore Playwrights' Festival, Fells Point Corner Theater.

  • 2000: Animal Instincts Baltimore Playwrights' Festival, Audrey Herman Spotlighters' Theater.

  • 1999: Gladys in Wonderland, Baltimore Playwrights' Festival, Vagabond Theatre, Baltimore.

  • 1980: An Arrangement of Convenience, One-Act Play Marathon, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York.

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