(Playwright/Cat) is a writer and actress. Playwrights debut. Plays include I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Atlantic, OCC nomination), Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (Williamstown), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City (MCC) and How To Make Friends and Then Kill Them (Rattlestick). Her plays have been produced around the country and in the UK. Acting credits include the Broadway revivals of The Front Page and The House of Blue Leaves (Theatre World Award), and numerous Off-Broadway productions including Tigers Be Still (Roundabout, Drama League nomination). Television and Film includes recurring roles on HBO’s “Mildred Pierce” and “Bored to Death” and the films The Squid and the Whale, Gentlemen Broncos and He’s Way More Famous Than You, which she co-wrote. She recently starred in the West Coast premiere of her play A Funny Thing Happened… at the Geffen in Los Angeles. TV writing credits include “The One Percent” (Starz), “Purity” (Showtime), “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon) and original pilots for FX and TNT. She is currently a producer on the upcoming Showtime series “Kidding,” starring Jim Carrey and directed by Michel Gondry.
The Pain of My Belligerence