OKLAHOMA SAMOVAR, winner of 2021 National Jewish Plays Project: In 1887, 2 Latvian teenagers flee Russia and become the only Jews in the Oklahoma Land Run. A century later, their daughter reinvents their story, aided by ghosts, blintzes and strong Russian tea.
THIN WALLS: One building. A city in upheaval. A solo play about twelve lives colliding. "Gripping" New York Times “A little show, but with such a big, embracing heart.”
–The Guardian, London
Winner of the 2019 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award
“Hilarious, heartbreaking, hopeful and devastating all at once.”—Minnesota Post, The Picks. BROADWAY WORLD AWARD nominee for BEST PLAY and BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY. “So vivid, so immediate, so complex, so full of compassion, so brutally honest… This is what theater can be.”—Tompkins Weekly
“Spellbinding…Our audiences were enraptured.”DTW, Family Matters
“It was probably the funniest show I have ever seen!”—Daniel, age 7
“She is a remarkable teacher. She helped me to find my artistic voice, and her course had a major impact on my life and my career.”
—James Scruggs, playwright, performance artist.
“Everything we love in a book -- profound, honest, hilarious, humane, surprising."
Anne Lamott, Salon BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR"
"Her darkly hilarious memoir, What I Thought I Knew (Viking), is an unexpected bundle of joy.” Oprah Magazine
“A wry, magical memoir about the transcendent power of mother-daughter love.” —Elle
"The Year My Mother Came Back is a perfect book." Abigail Thomas, bestselling author of A Three Dog Life
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