L.S. Goldberg


L. S. Goldberg--writer, producer—highlights footnotes to history, exceptional women, and overlooked issues. Yesterday Iran/Today Iraq, written and produced for the 2013 Midtown International Theatre Festival, received rave reviews, audience acclaim, and awards nominations.  Produced, co-wrote, and co-directed the History of Fraunces Tavern & Early New York, a film narrated by correspondent Lynn Sherr and Tony winner Philip Bosco, for Fraunces Tavern Museum in Lower Manhattan.  Plays and screenplays placed as finalists and semifinalists in renowned competitions: The Nicholl Fellowships, Austin Heart of Film Festival Competition, The Chesterfield Film Company, New Century Writer Awards, Scriptapalooza, New Works of Merit Playwriting Competition. The John Harms Center for the Performing Arts selected That Lady from St. Louis, based on Kate Chopin’s life and work, for a staged reading, and Xavier Review published excerpts.  Other scripts garnering recognition as finalists include a family drama A Gift for Father, a sci-fi comedy Missing Linc.  Reality series You, The Jury secured semifinal status at Scriptapalooza.  Returning to a World War II theme, Unwrapped Gifts: The Life and Art of Charlotte Salomon had a successful initial play reading by The Workshop Theatre in its development process. A recipient of numerous grants, citations, and academic assistantships for her writing, she served as arts management consultant to theatres: Circle in the Square, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Second Stage, among others.  This theatre lover plays a passionate and wicked game of Scrabble.  L. S. Goldberg taught drama, film, writing, literature at universities in Boston, New York, New Jersey, and recently Fordham and New Jersey City Universities.