Playwright

Highlights

WRITING
Stanford University Green Library
Special Collections now holds
The Jeannie Barroga Archive
The papers will be of interest to researchers of theater, literature, culture, politics, and women in the arts captured through correspondence, journals and production binders.
Barroga has received numerous awards over the thirty-five years of playwriting, including the Wallace Alexander Gerbode and William and Flora Hewlett Foundations Collaboration Award with Kularts Artistic Director, Alleluia Panis for BUFFALO’ED at San Jose Stage Company; the National Endowment for the Arts Access to Artistic Excellence for WALLS at the Asian American Theater Company; Best Original Production in Solano at Mira Theatre Vallejo; and the East Bay Fund for Artists for MATTIE MAE and has had theatre presentations at TheatreWorks, Pan Asian, Mark Taper Forum, East West Players, Kumu Kahua, etc.

Memorial Day weekend 2018: submission of novel TURN RIGHT AT THE WATER BUFFALO to Agent – The Philippines post-Marcos era, a mother and daughter encounter nationals, experience barrio life, and search for redemption and connection 83,300 words

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November 22, 2017  First playreading  of MA’AKAINANA (labor unions 1920s-40s Hawaii) at Simmonds Place – actors: Tasi Alabastro, Melvign Badiola, Michael Dorado, Norman Gee, Aaron Orpilla, Jed Parsario, Krystle Piamonte, Tony Williams

December 15, 2017 Winner of the First Annual Flash Fiction Contest auspices of the Sausalito Library

March 29, 2017 with members of the Sausalito Writers Circle, a night of shorts at the One-Year anniversary of Book Passage By-the-Bay

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ACTING

March-April 2018 2-person acting role in Shirley Barrie’s REVELATION produced by Those Women Productions at Live Oak Theatre, Berkeley (R.I.P. April 15, 2018);

May 20 actor in Playground‘s Young Playwrights Festival at Potrero Stage, San Francisco