A modern tragedy centered on the fall of a Federal Bench Judge poised to be picked for the Supreme Court; it is about the laws of the land and the laws we each, as individuals, choose to live by.
Andrea Lepcio’s Looking for the Pony was a finalist for the Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Award and for the NEA Outstanding New American Play Award. It was presented in a "Rolling World Premiere" Off-Broadway at Vital Theatre Company in New York City and Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta in 2009. The play has received one international and four additional regional productions. She is currently working on World Avoided, an EST/Sloan commission play about the Montreal Protocol. Strait of Gibraltar will premiere at Synchronicity Theatre in March 2017 and was developed at Naked Angels, Lark Play Development Center, Geva Theatre Center and Forward Flux Productions. The World Premiere of Dinner at Home between Deaths was produced by Indi Chi Productions at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles in April 2016. It was developed and read at Naked Angels and Lark Play Development Center. Off the Wall in Pittsburgh produced Tunnel Vision in October of 2015. The play was workshopped at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, New Georges and New Perspectives. Me You Us Them was developed with TerraNova Collective’s Groundbreakers Playwrights Group and at the Lark Play Development Center. The Gold with book by Andrea Lepcio and Philip Yosowitz and music/lyrics by Philip Yosowitz was presented at the New York Music Theatre Festival in August 2016. Central Avenue Breakdown (book by Kevin Ray and Andrea Lepcio with additional story by Suellen Vance and music/lyrics by Kevin Ray) was performed at the Daegu International Musical Festival, New York Music Theatre Festival and Fwd Theatre in Chicago. Room 16 (book by Andrea Lepcio, music by Stephen Sislen, lyrics by Stephen Sislen and Ben H. Winters) was presented at the Festival of New Artists at Goodspeed Opera House. The Ballad of Rom and Julz (book by Andrea Lepcio, lyrics by Cheryl L. Davis and music by Brooke Fox) was presented in a concert reading at Bard Summerscape in July 2010.
Andrea’s plays and musicals have also been produced and developed at HERE, Manhattan Theatre Source, New Shoe, Shalimar Productions, Three Chicks, Titans Theatre, Williamsburg Art Nexus, and Women's Project in NY; Bloody Unicorn, Goodspeed Opera House, Hangar Theatre, Miller Theatre, Provincetown Theatre Company, and Trustus Theatre, regionally and The Little Theatre Group of Costa Rica, internationally. She is a member of BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Librettist Workshop, New Shoe and is a New Georges Affiliated Artist. She is an alumna of the Lark’s Playwrights’ Workshop and the Women’s Project Playwrights’ Lab. Her screenplay, A September Spring, won the Sloan Foundation Dramatic Writing Award. A two-time finalist for the Heideman Award, her short plays and monologues have been published in Plays and Playwrights 2003, Estrogenius, lichen and by Smith & Kraus. Andrea was a founder of the Mint Theatre Company where she produced the World Premiere of Austin Pendleton’s Uncle Bob.
Andrea is a member of the Dramatists Guild where she was a Fellow and served as the Fellows Program Director for 10 years. She was a visiting faculty member at College of the Atlantic and Carnegie Mellon University in the School of Drama. She is a member the League of Professional Theater Woman and New York Theatre Experience Advisory Committee. She is a Trustee for the Open Meadows Foundation. Currently, she is coaching writing in person and via skype. M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing, Carnegie Mellon University. B.A. Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic. She lives in Bar Harbor, Maine.
More About Andrea Lepcio
Indie Theater Profile of Andrea Lepcio [March 26, 2010]
Martin Denton profiles playwright Andrea Lepcio.
World Premiere of Strait of Gibraltar [March 31, 2017]
The Gold [August 1, 2016]
Tunnel Vision [October 16, 2015]
The Gold [July 16, 2015]
Adam Szymkowicz: I Interview Playwrights
Visible Soul: People You Should Know