Gabrielle Reisman

Underbelly (the amazing collective I make plays with that includes Abe Koogler, Katie Bender, and Stephanie Busing) will premiere it’s next piece, CHURCH OF THE PASSIONATE CAT in Austin April 10-20! We’ll be building the show throughout the year, including a one week writing intensive in New Orleans this December. A metaphysical mystery, CHURCH OF […]

NNPN Playwright in Residence at Southern Rep

I’m so delighted to be joining Southern Rep in New Orleans this year as a 2013/14 NNPN Playwright in Residence. I’ll be organizing Southern Rep’s New Play Bacchanal, gathering readers for 2014 Ruby Prize, working on a crazy new project with William Davis, getting to hang out with fellow NNPN PiR Tom Horan, and so much […]

Teaching Fellow at Kenyon Playwrights Conference
Teaching Fellow at Kenyon Playwrights Conference

I’ll be in Ohio this June as a teaching fellow at the inaugural Kenyon Playwrights Conference. There’ll be folks from the Atlantic, Steppenwolf, and Hampstead Theatre. As well as some fellow teaching fellows- Chad Eschman and Victor I. Cazeres.

70 SECRETS OF MARMALADE KITTENS at UTNT
70 SECRETS OF MARMALADE KITTENS at UTNT

A talking goose from my childhood, an epic breakup, lots of thunder, and hogs, and time shifts, and sinister, ceramic kitten figurines. My last play at UT. Four shows only. Info and synopsis right la: 70 Secrets of Marmalade Kittens By Gabrielle Reisman Directed by Jess Hutchinson Apr. 19, 24, 27 at 8 p.m. and Apr. 20 […]

SLIP RIVER as the Cohen New Works Festival
SLIP RIVER as the Cohen New Works Festival

SLIP RIVER, a collaborative piece co-created with Katie Bender and Abe Koogler, opens March 25 as part of the Cohen New Works Festival at The University of Texas at Austin. There will be dancing, singing, eating of corn muffins, the climbing up and down of narrow staircases. The play runs about 35 action-packed minutes. Two […]

CATCH THE WALL showcase at Dillard University
CATCH THE WALL showcase at Dillard University

The NOLA Project will produce a full on, knock-your-socks-off showcase production of CATCH THE WALL March 14-24 at Dillard University in New Orleans. Y’all I am so pleased and and so proud of this show. So much good work has been going on for so long on this play, it’s gonna be totally diamond. Get […]

70 SECRETS… reading at The University of Iowa
70 SECRETS... reading at The University of Iowa

70 SECRETS OF MARMALADE KITTENS will receive a developmental reading at The University of Iowa on November 13 as part of the inaugural UT/IU Playwright’s Exchange program.

Visiting Playwright at the O’Neill National Conference
Visiting Playwright at the O'Neill National Conference

Gabrielle will be a Visiting Playwright at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center’s National Playwrights Conference July 17-28. She will be working on her new play, 70 SECRETS OF MARMALADE KITTENS, about a slowly dissolving family on an Iowa pig farm.

CATCH THE WALL workshop at CAC & #NEWPLAY TV
CATCH THE WALL workshop at CAC & #NEWPLAY TV

The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans will present a workshop sharing of CATCH THE WALL on June 21 and 22. On June 22 it will be broadcast live on #NEWPLAY TV, an international web TV channel for new works theatre, at 7:30 CST. The workshop is free and open to the public and is co-production of […]

CATCH THE WALL wins the Rosa Parks Award
CATCH THE WALL wins the Rosa Parks Award

CATCH THE WALL has won the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival‘s Rosa Parks Award, to be given at KCACTF’s national festival in April. The award comes with a development residency in the summer of 2012.