Shirley Lauro Biography (1933-)
Addresses: Agent: c/o Gilbert Parker, William Morris Agency, 1350 Avenue of Americas, New York, NY, 10022.
Plays have been produced also at People's Light and Theater Company, PA,The Company of Angels, CA, and throughout U.S., Canada, and Europe.
"I began as a fiction writer and actress, but as part of a mainstream of American women who came to maturity during the women's revolution, I began tofeel that I could communicate better in a more direct, dynamic and assertiveway--[writing for] the stage!"
- Birth Details
- November 18, 1933
- Des Moines, Iowa
- Plays, Produced
- The Contest, Alley, Houston, TX, 1975, Ensemble Studio Theatre, NY, 1976, Philadelphia Drama Guild, PA, 1982; Nothing Immediate, ActorsTheater of Louisville, 1980; The Coal Diamond, Circle Repertory, NY, 1980, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY, 1980; Open Admissions, EnsembleStudio, NY, 1981, Long Wharf, New Haven, CT, 1982, Broadway, NY, 1984.
- Plays, Published
- The Coal Diamond, 1979; Nothing Immediate, 1980; Open Admissions, 1980; I Don't Know Where You're Coming from at All!, 1982; In the Garden of Eden, 1982.
- Plays, Unproduced
- Margaret and Kit.
- The Edge, 1965 and 1967.
- Theatre-Related Career
- Teacher--City College of New York, Yeshiva University, Marymount Manhattan College, Manhattan Community College, NY.