Anne Flanagan

 

Anne's full length plays include Lineage, Artifice, First Chill, Skirts, Dark Holidays and Death, Sex & Elves.

Flanagan's work has been produced and/or developed at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, The Blank Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theater LA, Georgetown Theater Co, Hudson Guild, 2Cents Theatre Co., Rogue Machine, Jennerstown Playhouse, MCT Theater, Dayton Playhouse, Theatre Southwest, Hobo Junction, InspiraTO, Antaeus Theatre, Ohio Wesleyan University, Waiuku Theater of New Zealand, Grey Wellington Theatre Guild and Crack the Glass and a lot of other venues, but you get the gist.

Anne has won the BPP/Reva Shiner Comedy Award, the Julie Harris/Janet and Maxwell Salter Playwrights Award, the McLaren Memorial Comedy Award, the Mountain Playhouse Comedy Award, and Playwright's Theater "Plays for the 21st Century" Award among other prizes/honors.

 

Anne's feature script BOOK CLUB WARS was a top 50 Finalist for the 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowship, a top 25 finalist for Creative Screenwriting's Comedy Award and a Second Round Pick for the 2019 Austin Film Festival.


Publications include her full length stage comedies Artifice (Dramatic) and Skirts (The Eddy) as well as numerous short play and/or monologue anthologies, including many annual "Best Of" editions.

Writing residencies: Kennedy Center Playwright's Intensive (Gary Garrison; AD), South Hampton Writer's Conference (Stephen Adly Guirgis; Moderator), Kenyon College Playwrights Conference (Wendy MacLeod; AD), and Strange Sun Theatre's Greenhouse Project (Jessica Bashline, AD.)

Anne has worked as an actor, inner city school teacher, private investigator and nude model - none of which were as exciting as one might think.   She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Theater Communications Group, Phi Beta Kappa, LAFPI, ICWP, SAG-AFTRA and AAA.