*Or, The Most Epic Publications Post Ever: Monica Bauer’s Three Men With Guns is included in The Best New Ten-Minute Plays, 2021 from Applause Books and her Vivian’s Music, 1969 is available from Original Works Publishing…
Alumni playwright Monica Bauer’s one-act play Democracy Sucks is streaming through Aug. 30 as part of Edinburgh’s Free Fringe Festival. Congratulations!
Happy first performance to playwright alum Monica Bauer and everyone behind Vivian’s Music, 1969 at NYC’s 59E59 Theaters, produced by Good Works Productions. The play runs until Dec. 2, after successful runs as part of 59E59’s East to Edinburgh festival earlier this year and at last summer’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Congratulations!
Break a leg to playwright alum Monica Bauer on this first performance of her new play Anne Frank in the Gaza Strip, at NYC’s Planet Connections Theatre Festivity until July 9!
Happy opening of The Real Machiavelli—which opens tonight in NYC in a production by Stage Left Studio—to Monica Bauer! The Real Machiavelli runs until March 12. Read more more about the play here.
We said goodbye to Chosen Child over the weekend, but not before posing for this family photo. (Thanks Greg Nash!) Standing (L-R): Stage Manager Greg Nash, Lewis D. Wheeler (David), Lee Mikeska Gardner (Claudia), Director Megan Schy Gleeson, Playwright Monica Bauer, Assistant Stage Manager Mary Darling. Front (L-R): Melissa Jesser (Anne), Debra Wise (Donna), and […]
What is your role in ‘Chosen Child’? I play Lee Bailey, the stepmother. Some would say, the evil stepmother. What have you learned while creating this role? Wow. I wish I even had words to say. I think I could more readily say I’ve grown, than learned, but I’ve definitely learned as well. I am […]
In Chosen Child, half siblings Donna and David bond over their mutual passion for space exploration when they meet for the first time. Check out this footage from 1968 — the first of several parts — of CBS News’ Walter Cronkite reporting on Apollo 8, the first mission to orbit the moon. And don’t miss […]
What are your roles in ‘Chosen Child’? I play the three various Annes of the show: Port Authority Anne, social worker Anne, and Donna’s daughter LeeAnne. How did you approach and play these characters? Did you discover any connections between them? The only way I know how to approach characters is by jumping right in. […]
Tomorrow begins the third week of performances of Monica Bauer’s Chosen Child. Today…a little Q&A with actor Lee Mikeska Gardner, who is the new artistic director of The Nora Theatre in Cambridge. What is your role in ‘Chosen Child’? I play Claudia, the mother who gave up one child and kept her second. I, as […]