It is with sadness I write of the death of my father, Admiral Sylvester Robert Foley, Jr. He was predeceased by my mother, Kathleen Foley, to whom he was married for almost fifty years and is survived by his four children and ten grandchildren. Bob began his military career as a graduate of the Naval … Continue reading Admiral Sylvester Robert Foley, Jr. USN (Ret.) 1928 – 2019
Congratulations to Sleeping Weazel and The Audacity: Women Speak for being named one of the top ten productions of 2019 by The Boston Globe. I’m so proud to have been a contributor to the play.
Congratulations to Sleeping Weazel for winning the 2019 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Production by a small or fringe theater for The Audacity: Women Speak. I’m proud to have been a playwright contributor to the multi-vocal performance piece that addresses issues of sexual violence and harassment against women. The Elliot Norton Awards are selected and … Continue reading The Audacity: Women Speak Wins an Elliot Norton Award
It’s that time of year again! The Smith & Kraus anthology of Best Women’s Monologues of 2019 is now available (a monologue from my play, Camouflage, is included). The anthology can be purchased on Amazon.
What an honor it was to be included in Wheaton College’s symposium on narrative medicine – and in the company of Maya Breuer, Irene Strong Oak Lefebvre , Robbie McCauley, and Sarah Gambito. Many thanks to Charlotte Meehan, Gabriela Torres, and Stephanie Burlington Daniels for organizing such an extraordinary two-day event. https://wheatoncollege.edu/academics/special-projects-initiatives/wiih/theme-events/
Heartfelt gratitude to Jerron Herman for sharing his talent and teaching on the intersection of disability and dance with our Marlboro College community last week. Looking forward to further discussion about our collaborative project! photo credit: Clayton Clemetson
I’m proud to be a contributor to The Audacity: Women Speak, a multi-vocal project raising women’s voices about gender bias, sexual assault, sexism, and misogyny. The piece goes up this March at Sleeping Weazel Theatre Company in Boston. http://www.sleepingweazel.com/upcoming-events/
In the good news department, I’m very happy to announce I’ve been named editor of the new Routledge Series in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Theatre and Performance. I’m looking forward to reading the terrific proposals that come our way and here’s the link to the series description: https://www.routledge.com/performance/series/EDI If you are interested in submitting … Continue reading An Exciting New Project with Routledge -Series in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
I went to the post office this morning and there in the mailbox was the author copy of The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2018 (Smith and Kraus) that includes my play Protocol. That brightened my day! There are lots of terrific plays in there and I’m thrilled to be included.
I’m so excited to have signed a contract with Routledge for my second academic monograph. The book explores the legacy of violence inherited from our asylum history in contemporary performances of women and mental illness. Special thanks to my editor, Laura, for being such a champion of the project. Off to do some writing now…