CONTACT INFO

 leighcurran1@gmail.com

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – Solo Shows

Why Water Falls

September 30, 2016 – United Solo Show, New York City.

April, 2016 – Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

October/November, 2015 – New York City Premiere Production Off-Off Broadway at  13th Street Repertory Theatre

June, 2015 – World Premiere Production – Hollywood Fringe Festival – The East Theatre at The Complex

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – Full Length Plays

The Lunch Girls

Nov. 17, 1977 – World Premiere Production – Long Wharf Theatre – Arvin Brown, director, 1978  –  Finalist for Susan Smith Blackburn Award, 1978   –   Published by Samuel French, July, 1982   –   West Coast Premiere – Ensemble Studio Theatre – Los Angeles – Donald Petrie, director, October, 1984  –  Grove Street Theatre – New York City – Stuart Ross, director

Alterations

December 4, 1981 – World Premiere Production – Portland Stage Co., Portland, ME – Barbara Rosoff, director  –  January 3, 1984 – Whole Theatre Company – Montclair, NJ – Olympia Dukakis and Tom Brennan, directors  –  October 15, 1986 – WPA Theatre – New York City – Austin Pendleton, director  –  1987 – Published by Samuel French

Walking the Blonde

March 30, 1989 – World Premiere Production – Circle Repertory Theatre – New York City – Paul Benedict, director  –  April 6, 1981 – The Barrow Group – La Mama – New York City – Leonard Foglia, director  –  September 7, 1995 – West Coast Premiere – Theatre Geo – Los Angeles – Linda Carlson, director

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – One-Acts

Useful Trash

August, 1989 – Ensemble Studio Theatre – New York City – Paul McCrane, director  –  July, 1992 – UCLA’s Little Theatre – Los Angeles – Leigh Curran, director

Michele Hammer, Girl Detective

August, 1990 – Ensemble Studio Theatre – New York City – Leigh Curran, director

The Red Thing That Pumps

November, 1991 – Samuel Beckett Theatre – New York City – Leigh Curran, director

Connecting the Dots

April, 1992 – Highways Performance Space – Santa Monica – Leigh Curran, director

Pressed Against Strangers

August, 1993 – UCLA’s Little Theatre – Los Angeles – Leigh Curran, director  –  September, 1994 – Highways Performance Space – Santa Monica – Leigh Curran, director  –  June, 1997 – UCLA’s Little Theatre – Los Angeles – Leigh Curran, director  –  October, 2002 – Miles Playhouse – Santa Monica – Leigh Curran, director  –  March, 2004 – Bergamot Station – Santa Monica – Leigh Curran, director

Red Lipstick

August, 1996 – UCLA’s Little Theatre – Los Angeles – Leigh Curran, director

When Things Were Good Again

July, 2012 – Rosenthal Theatre – Los Angeles – Jayne Amelia Larson, director

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – Television

The Paper Chase

1982 or so – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – 20th Century Fox

St. Elsewhere

1983 or so – Remission – MTM Entertainment

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – Novels

Going Nowhere Sideways

May, 1999 – published by Fithian Press  –  Available electronically on all websites that sell books.

 

WRITING HIGHLIGHTS – Poetry and Short Stories

The Grapevine

November, 1996 – chapbook published by Wine Press

Accidental Seedlings

March, 1997 – chapbook published by Wine Press

Solitary Madness

June, 1997 – chapbook published by Wine Press

All You Can Eat

December, 1997 – chapbook published by Wine Press

Slant: A Journal for Poetry, Onthebus, Rattle, The Bark & Spillway Magazines

1997 – 2000 – all magazines published individual poems

The Junkyard

May 1, 2000 – an on-line e-zine that published individual poems

Spark Off Rose

2012-2014 – Regular contributor to popular story telling series at Palisades Theatre (see Writing Samples)

Rant and Rave

2013 – Contributor to popular story telling series at Rogue Machine Theatre (see Writing Samples)

Member of LA Poets and Writers Collective – 1996 to present