Cynthia L. Cooper


Theater is undeniably a collaboration with people and places ... these are some of mine ...


Selected Works

How She Played the Game (here) is a vibrant one-person play that tells the stories of six spirited women from sports history: 'inspirational' said Billie Jean King, 'makes you feel like praising,' the Village Voice.
What's Up
Upcoming: The Outermost House, LA, Nov 23 2014, 6 pm**"The 51%: Conversations with Creative Women" with Sandi Klein**Stones of Tiananmen July 2014 at HBO in NYC at HBO in NYC, TV Academy Play Reading Series** Entrepreneur Lunch Pail Theatre, Canada**What We Write When Not on Assignment,The SHED, Brooklyn** Stones of Tiananmen, Reading, Urban Stages/Visual Artists Guild** Primary Stages, Reading,Silence Not, A Love Story,**More Jewish Women You Should Know, The Anne Frank Center USA**The WikiLeaks Project, New York Theater Workshop, Reading**Gretel Bergmann from "How She Played the Game," Anne Frank Center NYC**Prisoner Diary Project Museum of Tolerance-NY **SOR JUANA Whittier, CA**Live Streaming, Words of Choice
MOCKERY OF JUSTICE (here). A search for the truth behind a woman's murder and the case that propels 'The Fugitive' to fame.
NEW WORLD COURT TO JUDGE GENDER-BASED WAR CRIMES (here) The new International Criminal Court is a step forward for women victims of war violence -- Women's Enews

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Where I've Been

'Have I seen anything of yours?'

Here, in no particular order, are places where my work has been, people with whom I've worked. Omissions are unintentional, apologies. Please let me know if I've missed something.


Productions and Performances:

The Women’s Project (NYC)
Wings Theater (multiple)
Theaterworks USA (multiple locations)
New Jersey Women’s Theater (multiple)
Primary Stages
Women’s Theater Project (Mpls) at Hennepin Center
Bailiwick Rep (Chi)
Threshold Theater (Boston)
Actors' Theater of Nantucket
Lakeshore Players (Minn.)
Barn Theater (NJ)
Minnesota Department of Education (multiple locations)
University of Alabama
Venus Theater (DC/​MD)
HAG Theater at Smith Theater (Buffalo)
Samuel Beckett Theater (NYC)
Playwrights Center (Mpls.)
Elitch Theater (Denver)
Art and Work Ensemble (NY)
Manhattan Theater Source (NY)
Enrichment Works (LA - multiple locations)
International Women’s Sports Conference (Helsinki)
Swerve Productions at Shubin Theater (Phil)
A Daring Adventure (Nev.)
International Sports History Program (Budapest)
Hutchinson Festival of New Plays (Kan)
Cleveland Heights High School (Ohio)
Cape Cod National Seashore
Up and Over Theater (Mpls)
Randolph Macon Women’s College (Va.)
Capitol Fringe Festival (Venus)
Marblehead Festival of the Arts (Mass.)
Wells College
Barnard College
Theater Inconnu (Canada)
First Stage (Brooklyn)
Nashville Public Theatre
Vancouver Fringe Festival
Alverno College
Actress-in-Pieces Showcase, UK
Seton Hall University
Sam Schact Studios
Circle Rep Teacher Program
Take Five (Kan City)
The Artistic Home (NY)
Amherst High School
University of Washington
Malibu Stage Co. (Malibu One-Act Festival)
Guild Hall (NY)
Town Hall (NY)
Promenade Theater
Clark Studio Theater, Lincoln Center
Writers’ Voice, 62nd St. Y
Johnson City Theater (Tenn)
Cracked Actor (UK)
Double Image (at Beckett Th.)
West Bank Cafe (NYC)
Milliken College
American Place Theater
Hope for Change Foundation
University of Delaware
Stage Q (Milwaukee)
Calgary Drama Festival
WOW Café (Hear Us Out)
Creative Arts Enterprise (FL)
Jera Entertainment (Richmond)
Henry Street Settlement (NY)
Triplex (BMCC) (NY)
National Children’s Theatre Festival
BAM
Kennedy Center
BACA (Brooklyn)
Grand Valley State University
Old Phoenix (Mpls)
Vancouver Fringe Festival
LA Women’s Work Festival
Women’s Art & Culture Conference
Museum of Flying (LA)
Montreal McCord Museum
McNeese College
Viterbo College
Christian Brothers University
William Patterson College
Washington State University
University of Toronto
McMaster University (Canada)
York University (Canada)
Crossroads Theater (NJ)
Queen Bee Theater (OH)
Passage Theater (NJ)
Las Manos Gallery (Chi)
Producers Club (NY)
The Culture Center (NYC)
Mitchell Theater (SD)
Chambers Center (Denver)
Mercury Cafe (Denver)
Beit Avi Chai (Jerusalem, Israel)
Portage Area Community Theatre (WI)
The Center Stage (Jerusalem, Israel)
Manchester College, Indiana
University of Missouri, Social Justice Program
Lunch Pail Theatre, Yellowknife, Canada
PASSAGE Conference, East Strousberg University
University of Denver, Metro
... and others

Readings and Workshops:

West Coast Playwrights
New York State Foundation on the Arts Summer Program
Art and Work Ensemble
29th Street Rep
Theater by the Blind
Blue Heron Theater
Women’s Project and Productions (multiple)
New Jersey Women’s Theater (multiple)
Women’s Theater Project (Mpls) (multiple)
Center Stage at Perry St. Theater (NY)
Venus Theater
Wings Theater (multiple)
Primary Stages (multiple)
Pen and Brush (multiple)
Hutchinson Festival of New Plays
Women’s Playwriting Conference, Mpls.
Playwrights’ Center (Mpls.) (multiple)
Lakeshore Players
POW Conference, The Public Theater
New Amsterdam Rep
Playwrights’ Theatre of Baltimore
Ceres Gallery, NY
Backdoor, Portland Or
Chapel in the Pines, Eastham MA
Playwrights’ Advocate (ILL)
13th Street Rep
New Theater, NY
Tory’s, NY
Jefferson Market Library
Camino Real Playhouse
LaMama Galleria
Drama Book Shop
American Renaissance Theater Workshop
Northeastern University
Cherry Lane Alternative
THAW (NY)
Ensemble Studio Theater Marathon
Planet One Workshop (NY)
American Renaissance Theater Workshop
Marymount College
Geraldine Page Center for the Arts
Bluestockings Bookstore
Anne Simley Theatre, Hamline University
The Anne Frank Center, USA
Wellington Center, Minn.
Julia's Reading Room
Pocono Community Theatre
East Stroudsburg Graduate Univ. Theatre Program
29th Street Rep's 'The Hive' founded by Paula Ewin
Museum of Tolerance, NY
New York Theater Workshop
Visual Artists Guild/​Urban Stages
TV Academy at HBO in NY
... and others

Special Events

The Culture Project
Beacon Theater
GablesStage
Union Seminary
Princeton Club
Directors’ Theater
Acrosstown Rep (Fla)
Mad Cow (Fla)
HERE (NY
Lankford Auditorium (DC)
American Place Theater, Women's Project Benefit
Monroe Public Library, PA
Jewish Resource Center, PA
Norwalk Public Library, CN
... and others

Directors:
no particular order

Michael Warren Powell
Robert Patrick
Carolyn Levy
Michael Hillyer
Jonathan Silver
Peg Denithorne
Casey Childs
Seth Gordon
Michael Johnson
Robin Eisenberg
Robin Hughes
Margaret Smith
Rebecca Patterson
Deborah Randall
Susann Brinkley
Elizabeth Margid
Francesca Mantani Arkus
Melanie Joseph
Peg Guilfoyle
Jeffery Corrick
Kathryn Morooney
Nicola Shearer
Suzanne Bennett
Michele Linfante
Marion McClinton
Jim Patrick
Beth Cherne
Richard Pahl
Teresa Pond
Joan Lipkin
Barbara Krajkowski
Alma Becker
Sarah Gabel
Tom Wolfe
Bryna Wortman
Cliff Goodwin
Sally Childs
John Henry
Liz Diamond
Ian Patrick Williams
Melanie Sutherland
Stuart Cooper
Yvonne Delet
Gail Noppe Brandon
Cece Antoinette
Passion
Martin Worman
Zenobia Conkerite
Donna Jean Fogel
Marcy Arlin
Bob Crest
James Bond
Murphy Cross
Chris Hart
Dan Mort
Kate Menome
Laura Kleeman
Jon Liebetrau
Lewis Chambers
Powell Griggs
Mary-Joan Negro
Stephanie Sherwood
Deb Lemire
Andi Meyer
Derek Jamison
Liz Pardee
Michelle Bossy
Stephanie Randall
Kate Caffrey
Peggy Howard Chane
Jim Robinson
Shelly McCrosky
Maria Clemente
Leena Laine
Ned O'Reilly
Joanne Edelmann
Jane R. Frazier
Paul McKee
Stacey Linnartz
Gabriella Willenz
Ludovica Villar-Hauser
Margaret Ball
Joanna Settle


... and others