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Award winning playwright and director, Jennifer Berry uses her singular brand of writing and directing to generate entertainment that is thought provoking and transformative. Berry’s noted play Big Pharma received rave reviews from LA WeeklyThe Denver PostThe San Francisco Examiner and American Radio Network. Big Pharma was also featured on PBS. Hailed by the LA Weekly as Generation X’s Anna Deveare Smith, Jennifer is the author of several additional plays including Permanently Missing, which she also directed. In 2010 Jennifer had the world premiere of Ojalá at Casa 0101 in Los Angeles, which was featured by The Los Angeles Times and received “Best Latina Play” by Revista Magazine. In March 2012, her piece Lost Belongings aka The Facebook Play premiered in Washington DC with the experimental theatre company Dolce Revolution. In February of 2014, her play After, All was produced at The Pasadena Playhouse. Her new play The Maid’s Daughters was a semi-finalist at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Conference in 2016 & 2017.

 

For more information about Jennifer, visit her website www.Jenniferberry.net

A mother who is a playwright / A playwright who is a mother
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A mother who is a playwright / A playwright who is a mother

13 October 2015

Playwright Jennifer Berry describes her dual roles as a mother and a playwright, and how these roles influence each other.