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Liza Lentini

LIZA LENTINI

  (1972 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Liza Lentinis plays have been performed at The Cherry Lane Theatre, PS122, The Women's Project, and The McGinn/Cazale Theatre, among others, garnering a multitude of honors and awards. She is the founder and executive director of Elephant Ensemble Theater, a charitable organization that brings performances to children in hospitals. Liza is currently writing a book called How to Write a Play in 8 Weeks or Less, which details her unique no nonsense writing method, the same she teaches in her New York City workshop.

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

        C Zone, The         Christiana & the Doctor's Wife         Dog, The         Drowning In Euphoria         Eating Mimi         Euthanasist, The         Life In Exodus         Low Road To Phoenix, The         Psychotic & Weird (But Enough About Me)         Return, The         Roxy Font         Thumbelina: the Story Of A Brave Little Girl         Tiny         Wicked Quarter Mile, The         Woodhull



C Zone, The

Synopsis:
Two women are trapped in a world where they are forced to forever walk in a circle.

Notes:
American College theatre Festival, Semi-finalist, 1992

1st Produced:
-    1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Tragicomedy Tragedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Christiana & the Doctor's Wife

Synopsis:
Based on the true story of a young woman who made endless attempts at murdering her doctor's wife so that she could marry him

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Carrolwood Players, Tampa    2003

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Dog, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
Nada    1998

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Drowning In Euphoria

Synopsis:
after the family matriarch falls deathly ill, a young woman named Caroline returns to their seaside home to set familial matters straight

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Mcginn/Cazale Theatre, NYC    1999

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Scene4   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Eating Mimi

Synopsis:
Men on the prowl, women on the verge, dead kittens and invisible dogs

Notes:
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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Euthanasist, The

Synopsis:
the euthanasist explores the nature of care giving, devotion and losing one's self in a self-imposed torture of the day to day. Through her diarized testimonial, alongside multi-channeled images, the landscape of one woman's rationale is revealed as she questions her relationship to living and others' desire to die
- press release

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Life In Exodus

Synopsis:
Set during the end of WWII, four brothers' lives are forever transformed when the eldest marries a woman with a mysterious secret

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Dna Theater Company, At The Milagro Theatre, NYC    2001

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  1b

Further Reference:
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Low Road To Phoenix, The

Synopsis:
a young couple is derailed on their way to Phoenix and wind up in Mexico

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Actor's Workshop, Boston    1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Psychotic & Weird (But Enough About Me)

Synopsis:
a trilogy about the ups and downs of three different pairs of gun-wielding, throat-cutting, soup poisoning lovers

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Canal Cafe Theatre, London    2000

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
absurd Comedy absurd

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Return, The

Synopsis:
a woman returns to her childhood friend to let her know she's finally achieved vengeance

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Playwrights Roundtable, Orlando    2003

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Roxy Font

Synopsis:
Once upon a trailer park Roxy Font was born. Her ruthless belief in love takes her, her pistol and her parasitic twin on a fairy tale voyage to uncover the best in all things. after all - everyone deserves a shot!

Notes:
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1st Produced:
The Cherry Lane Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival    2007

Organisations:
Crazytown Productions

1st Published:
http://www.indietheaternow.com/Play/roxy-font   -

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy 100 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Thumbelina: the Story Of A Brave Little Girl

Synopsis:
a re-invention of the beloved classic, elephant ensemble theater's Thumbelina portrays a smart and feisty little girl who remains brave through a tumultuous adventure that separates her from her mother. www.elephanttheater.com 0h 35m, Queens, NYC FringeJR,
- http://www.fringenyc.org/

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
elephant ensemble Theater

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
0h 35m, FringeJR,

Parts:
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Tiny

Synopsis:
Two circus performers debate starting a new life after releasing their favorite elephant.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
John Montgomery Theatre Company, NYC    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Blackbird Literary Journal,    -

Music:
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Genre:
absurd Tragicomedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Wicked Quarter Mile, The

Synopsis:
Two ex-lovers meet in a sadistic attempt to reconcile

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Civic Theatres Of Central Florida    1999

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
absurd Comedy absurd

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Woodhull

Synopsis:
a biographical Drama about Victoria Woodhull and her controversial campaign for US President in 1872

Notes:
Best Play Winner, Christian H. Moe Award

1st Produced:
New York International Fringe Festival at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts    2008

Organisations:
Elephant Ensemble Theater

1st Published:
http://www.indietheaternow.com/Play/woodhull   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Historical Drama 120 min

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  8            Other:  -

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