Bio

LYNN MARIE MACY is a playwright, actor and director originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Macy attended the University of Minnesota, trained at the Guthrie Theater and with several independent studios in New York City. Macy studied playwriting at New Dramatists in New York City and before moving to New York was a resident acting company member at the Minneapolis Playwrights Center. Her most recent scripts are Lady Susan, A Jane Austen Bodice Ripper and Doubt & Deliberation. Other scripts include: Northanger Abbey, A Romantic Gothic Comedy (Distilled Spirits Theatre, NYC, Blue Room Theatre, CA & Theater Ten Ten, NYC) which was published by New York Theatre Experience in Playing with Canons, Explosive New Works from Great Literature by America’s Indie Playwrights her other plays include Innocent Diversions, A Christmas Entertainment with Jane Austen and Friends (also director, Distilled Spirits Theatre, Theater Ten Ten), A Thousand Merry Conceits, A Private Audience with Nell Gwyn (Theater Ten Ten; Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Crunching Numbers (Distilled Spirits Theatre, NYC) published by New York Theatre Experience in Plays and Playwrights for the New Millennium), and a new adaptation/translation of Schiller’s Intrigue & Love (Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre, NYC). Macy also directed All’s Well That Ends Well at Theater Ten Ten in 2004. As a performer, she has appeared in several productions Off Broadway at the Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre including The Threepenny Opera, Intrigue & Love, Pygmalion, Medea, Mother Courage and a workshop production of The Miser sponsored by the Alliance Francais. Her most recent role was the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet with Theater 2020. Other favorite roles include April in The Hot l Baltimore (T. Schreiber Studio), Pegeen in The Playboy of the Western World (Theatre Ten Ten), Maria in Twelfth Night (Kings County Shakespeare Company), and Pasha in Temporarily Yours, (Distilled Spirits Theatre, St Augustine’s Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Macy is Resident Playwright at Theater 2020 and an Associate Member of the Dramatists’ Guild.

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