THE WRITERS' ROOM
A new play residency program presents
Women in Jep
By Wendy MacLeod
Directed by Edward Sobel
July 5-15, 2012
What if you thought your divorced friend’s
new boyfriend was a serial killer?
A comedy of dentists, denial, and
dealing with being alone.
Featuring Laura Giknis, Grace Gonglewski, Joe Guzman, Aubie Merrylees, Karen Peakes, and Genevieve Perrier.
The Writers’ Room is made possible by the Independence Foundation’s New Theatre Works Initiative and The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage through the Philadelphia Cultural Management Initiative.
Photos by Mark Garvin
In the News–
“Whatever the outcome, the Arden’s Writers’ Room provides an exciting alternative to the old model of play development”
'Women in Jep' brings acclaimed playwright Wendy MacLeod to the Arden
–Bucks County Courier Times
About The Writers' Room–
In The Writers’ Room, a playwright is in residence at the Arden for six weeks, completing the draft of a new play. Several weeks later, the play begins a workshop and rehearsal period, culminating in a production with a limited run of public performances. This unique program a continuation of the Arden’s strong commitment to developing and producing new work, and has brought over 34 new works of American theatre to the stage – many of which have since been produced at theatres across the country. See the latest, in the culmination of playwright Wendy MacLeod’s four-month residency here in Philadelphia.
About The Writers' Room - from Ed Sobel, Associate Artistic Director [Read the Blog Post
Wendy on Writing Women in Jep
[Read the Blog Post
About playwright Wendy MacLeod–
Wendy’s play The House of Yes
became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey. Her other plays have premiered at some of the most prestigious theaters in the country, including The Goodman in Chicago and Playwrights Horizons in New York. Check the Arden website often for updates from Wendy!