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Lindsey Ferrentino

LINDSEY FERRENTINO

  (1988 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Abrams Artists Agency  represented by Ron Gwiazda

Lindsey Ferrentino is an up-and-coming playwright with a BFa from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. In addition, she has studied with the Writer's Guild of Great Britain and the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. Her plays have been performed at the Surfside Theater in Florida, the Kennedy Center Theater Lab in Washington DC, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London england, the NY actor's Studio, NYU, and the Marilyn Monroe Theater, New York. She is the most recent recipient of the Edward F. albee Playwriting Residency and Fellowship.

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below is a list of Lindsey Ferrentino's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        All This Falling         And In the End Life Is Just A Movie         Exile         Magic Man         Man's Achievement On A Shrinking Globe In An Expanding Universe         Moonlight On The Bayou         Once Removed         Paradise Bar and Grill         Soldifying Realism         Stand Ins Or How To Clip A Bird's Wings, The         This Flat Earth         Ugly Lies The Bone



All This Falling

Synopsis:
Four young people dealing with death and their own mortality

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1st Produced:
New Play Lab, Yale School Of Drama    

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

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And In the End Life Is Just A Movie

Synopsis:
Poet Harold Norse begins exchanging letters with a younger emerging writer as he loses grasp of reality and slips into oblivion. He questions his life as a poet, an activist, and above all, a person.

Notes:
Play is pieced together from Harold Norse's poems And letters to the Author.

1st Produced:
The Lee Strasberg Theater And Film Institute     2007

Organisations:
the New York actor's Studio

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Genre:
Docu-Drama/ One-man Play

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Exile

Synopsis:
albert einstein, Bertolt Brecht, Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, Napoleon Bonaparte, and a Catholic Nun meet in exile. the cast of characters have to work together to salvage their sanity before it's too late in this new absurdist tragi-comedy
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Notes:
This play was reviewed by the state newspaper the Florida Today's theater critic Pam Harbaugh As "a total triumph. . . A Playwright Star is Born"

1st Produced:
Surfside Playhouse, Florida     2008

Organisations:
Manhattan Repertory Theater, NY

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Genre:
absurdist tragi-comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Magic Man

Synopsis:
A boy tries to save himself from gang warfare that has erupted in Chicago by conjuring up a Magic Man to help him

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1st Produced:
Alliance Theater, Atlanta, Ga     01 Feb 2014

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Man's Achievement On A Shrinking Globe In An Expanding Universe

Synopsis:
a family with three generations of women, who have been resigned to living a step above poverty in Corona, Queens New York, must change their way of life when Tess, the seventeen year old daughter, returns home pregnant. With a baby on the way and the elderly grandmother slipping into dementia, all that is left is online dating, Louis armstrong, and spam.

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Organisations:
the Writer's Guild of Great Britain

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Genre:
Realistic Modern-American Tragi-Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Moonlight On The Bayou

Synopsis:
Sonny gives up his job on an oil rig to look after his ageing father and to try and win back his pregnant girlfriend. He keeps having nightmares about stories his father told him of things that happened in the bayou

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1st Produced:
Marilyn Monroe Theater, New York     01 May 2013

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Genre:
Drama

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Once Removed

Synopsis:
aimed for an audience of college students, this play was developed at the Lee Strasberg theater and Film Institute to address the question of why this current generation of youth is so disparate, so removed from themselves, each other, and society. the characters were developed from the original cast of actor's lives as the play deals with growing up in a technological age.

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1st Produced:
The Marilyn Monroe Theater, NY     2008

Organisations:
the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute

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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy-Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Paradise Bar and Grill

Synopsis:
Paradise Bar and Grill is a rundown place on the edge of a swamp. A hurricane hits and a sink hole opens. Three friends in the bar have to fight to save their lives

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1st Produced:
Blank Theater, Los Angeles     01 Jan 2013

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Soldifying Realism

Synopsis:
a playwright with writer's block lets his characters do the writing for him.

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1st Produced:
The Kennedy Center Theater Lab, Washington Dc     2006

Organisations:
the International Cappie's Playwriting Contest

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Genre:
comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Stand Ins Or How To Clip A Bird's Wings, The

Synopsis:
a middle aged man meets a middle aged woman on the boardwalk. Though they seem to familiar to each other, each cannot remember how and why as they question their life's worth, their past, and their future as the world around them literally falls apart.

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1st Produced:
Playwright's Workshop, Florida     2009

Organisations:
the Surfside Playhouse, Florida

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Genre:
tragi-comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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This Flat Earth

Synopsis:
After a school shooting Julie refuses to go back to school. She develops a friendship with the cellist who lives upstairs

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Ugly Lies The Bone

Ugly Lies The Bone
Newly discharged soldier Jess has finally returned to her Florida hometown. She brings with her not only vivid memories of her three tours in Afghanistan, but painful burns that have left her physically and emotionally scarred. Jess soon realizes that things at home have changed even more than she has. Through the use of virtual reality video game therapy, she builds a breathtaking new world where she can escape her pain. As Jess advances farther in the game, she begins to restore her relationships, her life and, slowly, herself.

Notes:
Nominated for The Kilroys 2015. The Kilroys is a group of playwrights and producers in LA who publish an annual industry survey of excellent new plays by female and trans playwrights. It is a tool for producers committed to ending the systemic underrepresentation of female and trans playwrights in the American theater.

1st Produced:
Harold and Mimi Steinberg Center for Theatre, NYC     13 Oct 2015

Organisations:
Roundabout Underground

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Genre:
comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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