Lauren Yarger is a producer and playwright. She has written several dinner theaters and revues as well as the book for an award-winning musical version of A Christmas Carol. She is Owner/Producer at Gracewell Productions, LLC.
LAUREN IN Co-Founder of the Connecticut Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women and serves on the national organization's Board of Directors and Membership Committee. Her play concept Reel to Real: The Jennifer O'Neill Story received a reading as part of the organization's Julia's Reading Room series in New York
She also has been a critic covering New York and Connecticut theater for many years. She served as a voting member of the Outer Critics Circle (she is executive producer of the annual awards party), the the American Theatre Critics Association, and is a former voting member and vice president of The Drama Desk. She produced a one-woman musical about Mary Magdalene which toured nationally for three years before closing in New York. Lauren also is a book reviewer for Publishers Weekly and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. Criticalartsconnection.com