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Paula A. Vogel Biography (1951-)
Born November 16, 1951; daughter of Donald Stephen (in advertising) and Phyllis Rita (a secretary; maiden name, Bremerman) Vogel. Addresses: OFFICE--Graduate Writing Program, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912.
"I owe a great deal to the encouragement and advice of three people: Beth Eisenberg, Gordon Edelstein, and David Savran. My writing has benefited from working with them enormously."
- PLAYS, PUBLISHED/PRODUCED Meg, 1976, produced at Cornell University, 1976, New Playwrights Theatre, Washington, DC, 1976, Kennedy Center, 1977, ToneelAcademie, Maastricht, Netherlands, 1978 (in translation), ANTA- West, Los Angeles, CA, 1978, Lexington Conservatory Theatre, 1978, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1978, Central Florida Civic Theatre, 1979, Production Company,NY, 1979, Agustana College, 1981; published by Samuel French, Inc.
- Desdemona, 1977, finalist, Great American Play Contest, Actors Theatre ofLouisville; produced at Cornell University, 1978, American Lyric Theatre Workshop, NY, 1978, Lexington Conservatory Theatre, NY, 1978, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1981.
- The Last Pat Epstein Show Before the Reruns, 1979; finalist, O'Neill Theatre Center's New Playwrights Conference; produced at University of Regina, Canada, 1979, Central Casting Theatre, 1982.
- Apple-Brown Betty, 1979, commissioned and produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville.
- The Oldest Profession, 1980, finalist, O'Neill Theatre Center's Playwrights Conference, 1981, produced at Hudson Guild, NY, 1981, Theatre Matrix, NY,1982, Alaska Perserverance Theatre, 1982, University of Regina, Canada, 1982,Little Theatre, NY, 1982; and Baby Makes Seven, 1982, staged reading, University of Regina, 1982.
- Heirlooms, 1984.
November 5, 2003: Vogel's play The Long Christmas Ride Home opened November 4, 2003, at the Vineyard Theater in New York. The production wasdirected by Mark Brokaw. Source:
New York Times, www.nytimes.com, November 5, 2003.September 27, 2004: Vogel's play The Oldest Profession was revived in New York in a production by the Signature Theater Company at the PeterNorton Space. Source:
New York Times, www.nytimes.com, September 27, 2004.December 6, 2004: Vogel's 1992 play, The Baltimore Waltz, was revived by the Signature Theater Company in New York in a production at the Peter Norton Space. Source:
New York Times, www.nytimes.com, December 6, 2004.March 9, 2005: Vogel's play Hot 'n Throbbing opened in New Yorkat the Peter Norton Space in a production by the Signature Theater Company.The play concludes the company's season, which was devoted exclusively to Vogel's work. Source: Yahoo! News, http://news.yahoo.com, March 9, 2005.
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