LAURA SHAMAS - playwright
Laura Annawyn Shamas was born and raised in Oklahoma, and has lived in various places across the U.S., including Tulsa, Denver, and Los Angeles. She writes in multiple genres: theatre, non-fiction, fiction, film.
Shamas has written over 40 plays, and has had many plays published. She’s also written several books.
New plays include Circular (2015 Kilroys List Honorable Mention, 2016 semi-finalist The O’Neill National Playwriting Conference, and selection for 2016 Artemisia Theatre Fall Festival [Chicago]); and Merrion Square.
With Paula Cizmar, she co-wrote Venus in Orange, an all-woman play about the Goddess of Love. Venusinorange.com.
LA FPI (Co-founder)