Jennie Webb

Playwright

I'm an  an independent Los Angeles playwright and dramaturg, in residence at Theatricum Botanicum (where I run workshops and created "Botanicum Seedlings: A Development Series for Playwrights"). My plays, including “Currency," “Yard Sale Signs,” “Smiling Cat Candy Heart,” "Remodeling Plans,” "Unclaimed Assets," "On Tuesday," "It's Not About Race," “Chicken Shoot” and "Buying a House" produced locally by Inkwell Theater, Rogue Machine Theatre, EST/LA, Santa Monica Rep, Virginia Avenue Project, Theatre of NOTE and La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW Festival as well as in the UK, Iceland and India and developed through Great Plains Theatre Conferences, The Playwrights’ Center, Moving Arts MADlab, Blank Theatre’s LRS, Playground-LA, National Winter Playwrights Retreat, Little Black Dress INK Festivals, Rogue Artist Ensemble’s Rogue Lab and Road Theatre Summer Playwrights Festivals. National recognition includes Finalist (O’Neill Playwrights Conference, City Theatre Short Play Festival) and Semi-Finalist (O’Neill, PlayPenn, Athena Project, Trustus Theatre Festival) nods; my work is published by Heinemann Press and ICWP. I'm currently a member of the Playwrights Union, EST/LA's Playwrights Unit, Honor Roll and one of Road Theatre's new "Under Construction" Playwrights. I am proud to have plays included in works instigated by Protest Plays Project and Climate Change Theatre Action, and was honored to receive a Women in Theatre Red Carpet Award and two Max K. Lerner Playwriting Fellowships. A #genderparity activist and supporter of new plays and playwrights (especially women playwrights!), I'm also co-founder of the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative (LAFPI). More at jenniewebbsite.com