7.8.19 BITING HANDS was named a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award  

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1.19.21

JUST THE MELODY ties for 2nd place in the Barrington Stage Burman New Play Prize Award. You can read the announcement in American Theatre here.  

12.9.20

TYPE CAST advanced to the Finalist round in ScreenCraft's TV Pilot Script Competition. Out of 4800 original scripts, TYPE CAST is now in the remaining 50.   

10.28.2020

TYPE CAST advanced to the Quarterfinals in ScreenCraft's TV Pilot Script Competition

8.18.2020

The East Valley Children's Theatre Production of SPACE MISSION #5379: SAVING RACHEL, NEVADA was nominated for 19 awards by the Arizoni Theatre Awards of Excellence Committee, including for best original script. 

5.15.2020

Laura posted her comedy video: Man's Version of the Female Self-Discovery Ballad

2.17.2020

SPACE MISSION #5379: SAVING RACHEL, NEVADA opens its two-week run at East Valley Children's Theatre

1.23.2020

HORSE PLAY opens at Prospect High School.

12.01.19

Prospect High School had their first reading of HORSEPLAY. 

6.26.19

Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel, Nevada won 1st place in the East Valley Children's Theatre Playwriting Competition and will be performed at EVCT in February 2020

7.9.19

BITING HANDS was named a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award

1.13.21

TYPE CAST is announced as as HALF-HOUR WINNER of Screencraft's 2021 TV Pilot Screenplay Competition. To see the press release - click here

11.18.20

TYPE CAST advanced to the Semi-Finals in ScreenCraft's TV Pilot Script Competition 

10.6.2020

SUGAR & SAND won the Grand Jury Award for Best Screenplay, and was a finalist for best screenplay and best short film in the Oniros Film Awards - September 2020

8.05.2020

SPACE MISSION #5379: SAVING RACHEL, NEVADA received a National Youth Arts Award Nomination for Outstanding New Work. 

5.11.2020

Laura and JJ Warshaw presented a song from their originial musical  MIRROR IMAGE for BMI. 

2.16.2020

Laura and the cast and crew of DRIVEN, a short western film, filmed a promo shoot. 

1.14.2020

The Daily Herald profiled Laura and HORSE PLAY in the Neighborhood section. 

10.09.19

Laura is hired to write a short western film directed by Jeremiah Kipp  produced by Nick Candido, and starring Larry Mihlon

12.20.19

BITING HANDS is named an Honorable Mention by the American Playwriting Foundation Relentless award

1.21.19

Laura and her twin sister Beth will be featured on an episode of the Sporkful podcast.

1.12.21

TYPE CAST is selected as a top-10 finalist in Final Draft's 2020 Big Break Competition.

11.17.20

TYPE CAST advanced to the Quarter-Finals in Final Draft's Big Break 2020 Competition.

10.5.2020

SPACE MISSION #5379, SAVING RACHEL, NEVADA won best original script  at the AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence Committee. 

8.11.2020

MIRROR IMAGE was a semi-finalist in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and the Alhadeff Family Charitable Foundation's 15 minute musical challenge. 

4.30.2020

Laura and her co-creator Bethany Lauren James had a Zoom reading of their orignial comedy pilot: OFFBEAT

2.2.2020

DISGRACED - an original pilot - is a finalist at The Orchard Project

1.4.2020

Steppenwolf requested the complete draft of JUST THE MELODY to read

11.21.19

Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel, Nevada was performed by Redwood Day School 

6.13.19

BITING HANDS had its first public workshop at The Drama League, starring Madison Ferris and directed by Ashley Brooke Monroe

12.17.20

TYPE CAST advanced to the  semi-finalist  round in Final Draft's 2020 Big Break Competition.

11.16.2020

Laura and her co-writer JJ Warshaw presented a song from MIRROR IMAGE to Maury Yeston at BMI 

9.12.2020

Laura and her co-creator Bethany Lauren James shot a (socially distanced) sizzle for their comedy pilot OFFBEAT.

6.15.2020

The Bechdel Group has a (virtual) reading of a new draft of the first act of CORONATION. 

3.24.2020

Town Stages officially announced Laura as one of its Fellows for the 2020-2021 fellowship year. 

9.3.2020

*in light of new allegations about the safety of Town Stages as a space for artists and people of Color, Laura has joined a collective of fellows choosing to leave the fellowship

1.29.2020

CORONATION is officially announced as one of The Bechdel Group's Spring Reading Series for Monday, April 27th.

12.16.19

Laura's new play CORONATION had its first public reading at Play Date at Pete's Candy Shop 

9.24.19

Laura was accepted as a librettist into BMI's 2-year bookwriting program. 

3.31.19

Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel, Nevada won second place in the Jackie White Memorial International Playwriting Competition 

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