By AMELIA ROPER
Directed by ETHAN HEARD
May 7 to
May 14, 2013Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel Street
Don't get weird, you're too pretty.
Lottie is trying to be a good person. Lottie is trying to be a good friend. She
is trying to cook good food, trying to buy nice gifts, trying to enjoy the seaside,
because everybody loves vacations, and everybody loves Lottie, don’t they?
AMELIA ROPER is an Australian playwright living in the US. Her
work has been developed by the Old Vic in London, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory
Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the American Theater Company in
Chicago, National New Play Network at the Kennedy Center, and the Moscow
Playwright and Director Center in Russia. Her plays includeShe Rode Horses Like
the Stock Exchange, A Duck on a Bike (Yale School of Drama); Hong
Kong Dinosaur (Melbourne Theatre Company, Yale Cabaret); Big
Sky Town (St. Martins Youth Arts Centre, the Melbourne Arts Centre, and
published in 2009); and Camberwell House, a short play produced nine
times in Australia, the US, and the UK, and published in 2012. Awards include
the Cheryl Crawford Scholarship, the Howard Stein Scholarship, the Australian MUST
National Student Award, the St. Martin’s Emerging Playwrights Award, the
Dame Joan Sutherland Cultural Award, and two Ian Potter Cultural Awards. She
is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.
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