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Patricia Montley

Patricia Montley

Patricia Montley has had seventeen plays published (Samuel French, Playscripts, Inc., Meriwether, Heinemann, Applause, Dramatic Publishing, Prentice-Hall, International Center for Women Playwrights, Dramatics Magazine). Her plays have been given readings at the Kennedy Center, Center Stage (Baltimore) and the Abingdon Theatre, and productions at the Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the Manhattan Theatre Source, the Harold Clurman Theatre, the Nat Horne Theatre, Baltimore’s Theatre Project, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her works include dramas, history plays, feminist satires, adaptations of Greek classics, epic theatre, musicals, story theatre versions of Japanese and Native American folk tales, ten-minute pieces, and monologues. Her work has been supported by a Kennedy Center Playwrights’ Intensive, by residencies at the Millay Artists’ Colony (NY) and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program (CA), and by grants from the Maryland and Pennsylvania Arts Councils, the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, the Shubert Foundation, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation, and Warner Brothers. Ms. Montley has a Ph.D. in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota and has taught playwriting in Baltimore (UMBC, Goucher College, and Johns Hopkins University) and at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. Her poetry has been published in The Lyric, America, The Classical Outlook, The English Journal, and The Boston Review of the Arts.


Samuel French Titles by Patricia Montley