Playwright , director and producer Lisa Rafferty creates documentary plays which celebrate heroic women and men, and writes comedies about motherhood seen around the world.
Playwright, director, producer Lisa Rafferty creates documentary plays which celebrate the strength and resiliency of heroic women and men. Her show about the fearless and outspoken Betty Ford - SHE DID ALL THAT - premiered in Boston in 2018 and was sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation for performances in Michigan in 2022. She was commissioned by the Associates of the Boston Public Library to create ONWARD –Votes for Women, a documentary play which honors the fight for women’s suffrage. With Joey Frangieh, she created Boston Theater Company’s FINISH LINE, about the 2013 Boston Marathon. Her comedies – The MOMologues (1, 2 and 3) have appeared in 26 states and six countries. Next up is MOMologues The Musical appearing in May at 54 Below. Lisa is the producing director of the Elliot Norton Awards and teaches theater at Bridgewater State University. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. www.birchtreeproductions.company.