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Edith Tarbescu


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Edith Tarbescu studied playwriting at the Yale School of Drama. She has had productions in regional theatres as well as Off Broadway, at venues such as A Creative Space, Love Creek, Westbeth Theater, etc.Mother's Day, a ten-minute play, was produced at The Source Theatre (Washington, D.C.) and at The Rep (Milwaukee). Her play for children,Annushka's Voyage, was adapted from her picture book of the same title published by Houghton Mifflin. Her latest work is a one-woman show titled Suffer Queen. She's an ex-New Yorker who now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Annushka's Voyage

Annushka's Voyage

Looking for a better life for his family and an end to persecution, the father of young Anya and Tanya leaves Russia for New York City, promising he will send for his daughters soon. A year later, the sisters endure a harrowing ocean journey to join their father, only to find he is not at Ellis Island to meet them. Will the family ever reunite? A moving story of what it was like to emigrate to America in the late nineteenth century.


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40-50 min Play/Drama

Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  2 males, 3 females (5-15 actors possible: 2-10 males, 3-5 females)

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