The Year I Was Gifted

Archived Show


Produced by:
East to Edinburgh 2013
July 17 - July 20, 2013
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
Showing in Theater

Show Info

Playwright: Monica Bauer
Director: Carolyn Ladd
Cast: Monica Bauer

True story of a working class girl who lies her way into an elite boarding school, and then must decide if she’s willing to betray her beliefs to stay there. An unusual friendship with an extraordinary gay boy shows her the way. From winner of 2012 Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award.


Producing Company

Good Works Productions

Monica Bauer is currently a Writing Fellow at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Education includes degrees from Brown, Yale, and Boston University, where she was the Teaching Fellow in the Graduate Playwriting Program. Awards include 2012 Emerging Playwright Award from Urban Stages, as well as awards for outstanding script from the Midtown International theater Festival, and the Theater Arts Guild. Heideman Award finalist for “Answering” (published by Heuer). Full length plays produced Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, regionally in Denver, Boston, Providence, and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Brighton (England) Fringe Festival. 

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