Category: Molly Smith Metzler

Metzler’s ‘Cry It Out’ at MRT

April 24th, 2019 in Alums, Blog, Molly Smith Metzler, new plays

Happy first performance to playwright alum Molly Smith Metzler, whose Cry It Out plays tonight through May 19 at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell. Congratulations!

Douglass, Metzler included in annual S&K monologue anthologies

December 10th, 2018 in Alums, Blog, Cayenne Douglass, Molly Smith Metzler, Smith and Kraus

Current MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass and playwright alum Molly Smith Metzler are two of the amazing playwrights included in Smith and Kraus's annual monologue anthologies. Both playwrights appear in both The Best Women's Stage Monologues 2018 and The Best Men's Stage Monologues 2018! Congratulations!

Metzler on the cover of AT

December 4th, 2018 in Alums, Blog, Molly Smith Metzler, new plays

Playwright alum Molly Smith Metzler graces the cover of the December issue of American Theatre (along with her daughter Cora)! The issue also includes a Q&A with Molly, as well as the complete script of her new play Cry It Out.

Metzler’s ‘Cry it Out’ honored with ATCA/Steinberg citation

April 11th, 2018 in Alums, Blog, Humana Festival, Molly Smith Metzler, new plays

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Playwright alum Molly Smith Metzler's Cry It Out was honored with an ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award Citation at Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival over the weekend, and here she is (center) with Dramatic Publishing Company's Brad Lohrenz and Linda Habjan. CRY IT OUT premiered at Actors Theatre's Humana Festival of new American Plays in 2017.

‘Elemeno Pea’: Life’s a Beach

November 21st, 2017 in 2017/2018 Season, Elemeno Pea, Molly Smith Metzler, News & Press

Review from BroadwayWorld.com

Sing along: a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-elemenopea. Takes you back, doesn't it? How many of us thought that was one long name for a letter in the middle of the alphabet? Well, one of the two sisters in Molly Smith Metzler's charming, funny play Elemeno Pea was convinced of it, and it became a lifelong source of embarrassment that had a powerful impact on her life choices. Boston Playwrights' Theatre presents the Boston premiere of Metzler's own revision of her 2011 play, set at the end of the summer on Martha's Vineyard, where a couple of blue collar siblings from Buffalo are the proverbial sore thumbs amongst the glad-handers with their pink pants and new money.

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‘Elemeno Pea’ is “letter perfect”

November 17th, 2017 in 2017/2018 Season, Alums, Blog, Elemeno Pea, Molly Smith Metzler

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Poster for ‘Elemeno Pea’

October 31st, 2017 in 2017/2018 Season, Alums, Blog, Elemeno Pea, Molly Smith Metzler

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Metzler’s ‘Cry it Out’

March 10th, 2017 in Alums, Blog, Humana Festival, Molly Smith Metzler, new plays

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Happy opening to Molly Smith Metzler and Actors Theatre of Louisville on this opening night of Cry it Out, part of the 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays!

A lot of us are heading back to school, but Molly Smith Metzler is going to prison…

September 8th, 2016 in Alums, Blog, Molly Smith Metzler

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Photo: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153986754227675

...but only because she's a writer for the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black! Look for her work next year in season five!

Metzler’s ‘The May Queen’

July 26th, 2016 in Alums, Blog, Molly Smith Metzler, new plays

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Warm wishes to Molly Smith Metzler and The Cape Playhouse on this opening night of The May Queen...which runs through Aug. 6!