Playwright Kathryn Walat’s plays include Connecticut, Greenspace, Know Dog, and Johnny Hong Kong. Her work has been produced at Salvage Vanguard (Austin), Perishable Theatre (Providence), The Hangar Theatre (Ithaca), and developed at Playwrights Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, Boston Theatre Works, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, The Lark, and New Georges, where she is an affiliated playwright. She has been commissioned for Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Anthology Project/Humana 2007, and her newest play Bleeding Kansas will premiere this summer at The Hangar Theatre. Ms. Walat is a member of the Women’s Project’s Playwrights Lab, and Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen first appeared in the Women’s Project’s 2005 Women’s Work new play reading festival. She received her BA from Brown University and MFA from Yale Drama School. She lives in New York.
Director Loretta Greco‘s New York premieres include: The Story (Public Theater Audelco nom/Kesselring Prize), Meshugah (Naked Angels), Lackawanna Blues (Public Theater), Two Sisters and a Piano (Public Theater/Kesselring Prize), Mercy (Vineyard), A Park In Our House (New York Theater Workshop). For Women’s Project: Rinne Groff’s Inky, Toni Press Coffman’s Touch, Karen Hartman’s Gum, and Amparo Garcia’s Under a Western Sky (with INTAR). Ms. Greco directed the National tour of Emily Mann’s Having Our Say in addition to the international premiere at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her regional work includes Courtney Baron’s Morbidity/Mortality(Magic Theater), Romeo and Juliet and Stop Kiss (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Dirty Blond (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Gross Indecency (Playmakers Rep) in addition to productions at ACT, Intiman, Williamstown, LaJolla Playhouse, McCarter, Long Wharf, South Coast Rep, St Louis Rep, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and Cleveland PlayHouse. Developmental work at Sundance, ONeill, New Harmony, and Mark Taper Forum. She is the author of Passage: Stories of the Cuban Balseros which received its premiere at AREA Stage in Miami and ran for over six months. Upcoming work includes David Harrower’s Blackbird (ACT) and a revival of Claire Chafee’s Why We Have A Body (Magic Theater). Ms. Greco is the recipient of two Drama League fellowships, the Princess Grace Award, and holds an MFA from Catholic University.