Following the success of our 2018 off Broadway premiere production of My Brilliant Divorce written by Geraldine Aron, directed by Aedin Moloney and starring Melissa Gilbert, Fallen Angel Theatre Company is delighted to announce as part of our mission to Nurture and Develop new plays, our first 2018/2019 New Writing Workshop recipient -
A Perfect Existence by Lesley Scammell
The workshop will be directed by Aedin Moloney
with actors Polly Lee, Alan Cox, Clemmie Evans, Zoe Watkins, and Daniel Holme
BIO: Lesley Scammell received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts for her first play, Make Me an Angel and spent the next three years writing for several theatre companies; Garter Lane Arts Center, Waterford, Ireland; Bluebarn Theatre in Omaha, NE and Circle Rep in Seattle, WA before returning to New York to do an MFA in Playwriting at The Actors Studio Drama School at The New School. Lesley’s plays have been seen at Luna Stage, The Shooting gallery, MCC Theatre and New Dramatists in New York, Show of Strength Theatre in Bristol, England, Blue Barn Theatre in Omaha and Circle Rep in Seattle. Her plays have had readings and workshops at The Shooting Gallery, MCC and New Dramatists in New York City. The German Lullaby, a short film for which she wrote the screenplay, aired on the BBC Film Network, received Best Short film awards in the following festivals; 2008 International Film Festival, England; 2008 Reelheart International Film Festival, Toronto; Silver Award Best Short International Filmmakers; Honorable mentions in New York Downtown Short Film Festival 2008; and Accolade Awards 2007. She has been a finalist for EST’s Marathon, a Jerome Fellowship, and a Princess Grace Award. She recently attended the 2017 Great Plains Theatre Conference with A Perfect Existence. Lesley is a 2018 recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts
Also UP NEXT!
following the success of our 2017 Celtic Women Reading Series, curated
by Zoe Watkins, we are delighted to announce that 2018/19 Series will be coming soon.
WATCH THIS SPACE - DETAILS COMING SOON
The Celtic Women Reading Series 2018/2019
"The Fraught Seas of Mother-Daughter Ties...
A winning blend of wry spine and wistful rue...
Fallen Angel devotes itself to Irish and British plays written by and about women, and this production is a worthy exemplar of its mission."