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Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder's plays include Gee's Bend (ASF, Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Arden, Cleveland Play House, among others), The Furniture of Home (ASF), The Flag Maker of Market Street (ASF), The Bone Orchard (Denver Center commission) and Fresh Kills (Royal Court, London). She is the recipient of the Osborn Award given by the American Theatre Critics Association. Elyzabeth will be the 2012-2013 Tennessee Williams Playwriting Fellow at Sewanee. She is a graduate of NYU. When she isn't writing, Elyzabeth enjoys making fabulous messes with her daughter and avoiding housework. Learn more at www.wilderwriting.net or thechatandchewsupperclub.com.

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"...and scene."
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"...and scene."

20 May 2012

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder chronicles her adventures as a mother and playwright at the Alabama Shakespeare Festivals's Southern Writers' Project.

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Why Every Working Mother (Parent) Needs a Stage Manager
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Why Every Working Mother (Parent) Needs a Stage Manager

16 May 2012

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder continues her series on being a playwright and mother at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Southern Writers' Project. This installment: developing a new play while parenting your child should surely come with a stage manager.

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Keep the Drama on the Stage
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Keep the Drama on the Stage

14 May 2012

Playwright Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder returns to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Southern Writers’ Project with a new play and a new kid. Follow Elyzabeth in this three part series as she tries to balance rewrites and rehearsals with the challenges of being a working mom on the road.