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Sandra Marie Vago

Current Production Work in Progress:
TREADING BACK WARD THRU QUICKSAND
Black Cat Theatre
St. Louis, MO
Opening: April 2010

PUBLISHED WORKS:
· CONNIE & SABRINA IN WAITING Samuel French Publishers
· AN ORDINARY WOMAN UNDER STRESS Samuel French Publishers
· “Best Stage Monologues for Women” 1994 Smith & Kraus Books
(CONNIE & SABRINA IN WAITING) · “Best Stage Monologues For Men” 1996 Smith & Kraus Books
· (AN ORDINARY WOMAN UNDER STRESS )
· “Best Scenes of 1996” Smith & Kraus Books
· (WHEN STARBRIGHT FADES…)

STAGE PLAYS written:

· AN ORDINARY WOMAN UNDER STRESS LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL
· BABOUSKA’S CHRISTMAS QUEST (Children’s) LISTEN! (This Gift)
· BOUDIOR BOSOM BUDDIES CLUB THE LOSER’S EDGE
· CONNIE & SABRINA IN WAITING ON ANY GIVEN SUNDAY
· CRAZY THE PARTING (Children’s)
· DIVDED WE STAND LAST BUS TO CHAPPAQUA
· TREADING BACKWARD THRU QUICKSAND WHEN STARBRIGHT FADES…

SCREENPLAYS:

· “CRAZY” (Romantic Comedy with a Twist)
· “UNDER THE INFLUENCE” (Drama)
· “OUTTA CONTROL” (Female Buddy/Comedy)
· “THIS GIFT” (Mature Drama)

AWARDS:

· Francesca Primus New Play Award “When Starbright Fades…”
· Jane Chambers Awards/Honorable Mention: “When Starbright Fades…”
· Contract Players New Plays Award “This Gift Of Me"
· American College Theatre Award “When Starbright Fades…”
· Orthwein Theatre New American Plays "Boudoir Bosom Buddies Club"
· The Cast Theatre New Play Series: “When Starbright Fades…”
· Westbeth New Play Award “Boudoir Bosom Buddies Club!" (97)
· Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat (finalist) "When Starbright Fades…"
· Theatre Project Co. National Play Forum: “When Starbright Fades…”
· Works By Women Worldwide, NYC: “5 time participant”
· Off the Cuff Theatre, New Play Award: “Crazy” (2000)
· The New School NYC/New Plays Reading “WHEN STARBRIGHT FADES…”
· Live Oak Theatre (Finalist-Best New American} “Treading Backward Thru Quicksand”
· Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat (finalist) “Listen!" (1999)
· Off the Cuff, New Play Award “Treading Backward Thru Quicksand”
· Expanded Arts Project, NYC 2004 “Treading Backward Thru Quicksand”
· Bravo Theatre Company NYC 1999 “CRAZY”
· Shenadoah Playwrights Retreat "Treading Backward Thru Quicksand" (finalist)
· Palm Canyon Theatre New Plays "Treading Backward Thru Quicksand"
· WestBeth Theatre Center “Listen!”
· New Voices at Greenwich Street Theatre NYC “Listen!”
· Off The Cuff “LISTEN!”
· THE BLACK CAT THEATRE, St. Louis “Treading Backward Thru Quicksand”
· Spring Professional production

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/past & present

· The Dramatists’ Guild of America, The Playwrights’ Group, Chicago Dramatists,
• Los Angeles Playwrights, The Drama League, Works By Women NYC

Bio:

Sandra has been involved with live theatrical stage productions since early childhood as an actor, director, producer and playwright. She has been associated with many professional producing organizations and playwrights groups in New York City, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Chicago. She has been commissioned to write works for The Football Hall of Fame by Contract Players Theatre Group in Canton, Ohio and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Children’s Theatre. In New York she has been a chosen 4 time participant in NYC’s “Work’s By Women New Plays and Playwrights’ Series”, The New School’s Playwrights’ Reading Series, New Georges Theatre Company’s New Works program, a 4 time participant in Polaris Repertory Company’s New Plays & Playwrights’ Program. She has been an invited member of The Playwrights’ Group, Westbeth Theatre’s New Plays Program and Greenwich Street Theatre’s New Voices Project. In Los Angeles she was a member of Los Angeles Playwrights, The Playwrights Group and FirstStage LA, as well as other organizations around the country, The ICWP, Philadelphia Dramatists Center and is a New York Dramatists Guild member. Sandra has worked with actors Jon Hamm, Joanna Miles, Ralph Waite, Nicolas Coster, Anne Bloom, Michael Durrell and Diane Ladd on several of her works and has adapted several plays for film due to interest from independent producers. Two of her screenplays were optioned. She is currently working with Black Cat theatre on her play TREADING BACKWARD THRU QUICKSAND, for possible spring production in St. Louis.

Sandra Marie Vago, Playwright

Agent: Selma Luttinger@ Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency

1501 Broadway, Suite 2310New York, New York 10036 (212-840-5760)

email: smariedem@yahoo.com

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April 12, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added photos to author pages.
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