Maria Pizzarello is an actress and teaching artist in New York City. Favorite Shakespearean acting experiences have been performing Viola in Twelfth Night and Phoebe in As You Like It. Both productions were part of New York's Shakespeare in the Park-ing Lot. As a teaching artist, Mrs. Pizzarello participates in the World Theatre Project with Theatre for a New Audience. This is her first adventure in Playwriting.