Oct 13th, 2021
Cindy Cooper (who also writes as Cynthia L. Cooper) often addresses topic of justice, women and human rights in lightly stylized plays that use a blend of drama and comedy. Her plays have been produced in New York at Primary Stages, The Women’s Project, Wings, Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio, MultiStages, New Circle Theatre Co, WOW Café, Museum of Tolerance, and many other venues, as well as in Chicago, Minneapolis, DC, Philadelphia, Boston, L.A., Montreal, Budapest and Jerusalem. A two-time Jerome Fellow, her plays are in 17 volumes and she has won awards from Pen & Brush, Samuel French, the Malibu International Festival, Quixote Foundation, and others. She is the founder of ReproFreedomArts.org, a theater group that has travelled to 20 states to open up conversations about reproductive rights, and she is one of four artistic instigators of StatueFest, a new theater project about women who deserve statues. Cindy is also a journalist and an author; her book, ‘Mockery of Justice,’ was made into a CBS-TV movie. Prior to becoming a playwright, she worked as a lawyer for underserved clients. She is on the Executive Committee of Honor Roll Playwrights and lives in New York City.
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Host: Emily Stamets (@theemilystamets)
Original music: Jaclyn S. O'Connor
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