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WiTFESTNYC presents: WHAT HAPPENED, by Lia Romeo

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A.R.T./New York Theatres - Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre

502 West 53rd Street

New York, NY 10019

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As part of the 2nd Annual Women in Theatre Festival, join us for two events on a double bill:

A reading of a new play "What Happened" by Lia Romeo and a solo performance by The Guerrilla Girls on Tour.


ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: LIA ROMEO

Lia Romeo’s plays have been produced at 59E59, Project Y Theatre Company, Unicorn Theatre, HotCity Theatre, Stillwater Theatre, Renegade Theatre Experiment, Forward Flux Productions, New Origins Theatre Company, Jersey City Theater Center, and Xpressions Performing Arts Network, and have been developed at the Lark Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Abingdon Theatre, Writers Theatre of New Jersey, Orlando Shakes, New Jersey Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for the American Theatre Critics’ Assocation’s Steinberg Award for best new play, the L. Arnold Weissberger Award, and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She has been a finalist for the O’Neill and the Heideman Award. She was the National New Play Network Emerging Playwright-in-Residence at Writers Theatre of New Jersey, and she is currently a member of the Project Y Playwrights Group, the Athena Theatre Playwrights Group, and the BMI Librettists Workshop. She earned her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.F.A. in playwriting from Rutgers. She is also the author of a novel, Dating the Devil (BelleBooks), and a humor book, 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About (Abrams Image), which has sold over 35,000 copies worldwide.

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