Lynn Marie Macy

Playwright

LYNN MARIE MACY is a playwright, actor and director originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her most recent plays are The Color Of Vengeance at New Perspectives Theatre Company in New York City and The Surprising Measure Of Buried Treasure, Sister Resisters and The Couch Potato & The Armchair Activist at The Theater Project in New Jersey. Ms Macy has participated four Seasons with the New Jersey One Minute Play Festival Most recently hosted my Mile Square Theatre in New Jersey.  Other plays  include Doubt & Deliberation, Jane Austen’s Legacy,  Madame Campan's Academy, Lady Susan or The Captive Heart, A Jane Austen Bodice Ripper and Jane Austen at Prinny’s Palace all of which have recently received staged readings in the New York/New Jersey area Past productions include Northanger Abbey, A Romantic Gothic Comedy (Distilled Spirits Theatre, NYC, Blue Room Theatre, CA & Theater Ten Ten, NYC) which was published by New York Theatre Experience in Playing with Canons, Explosive New Works from Great Literature by America’s Indie Playwrights. Ms Macy’s other produced plays include Innocent Diversions, A Christmas Entertainment with Jane Austen and Friends (also director, Distilled Spirits Theatre, Theater Ten Ten), A Thousand Merry Conceits, A Private Audience with Nell Gwyn (Theater Ten Ten; Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Crunching Numbers (Distilled Spirits Theatre, NYC) published by New York Theatre Experience in Plays and Playwrights for the New Millennium), and a translation from German of Schiller’s Intrigue & Love (Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre, NYC). Macy also directed All’s Well That Ends Well at Theater Ten Ten. As a performer, she has appeared in several productions Off Broadway at the Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre including The Threepenny Opera, Intrigue & Love, Pygmalion, Medea, Mother Courage and a workshop production of The Miser sponsored by the Alliance Francais. Other favorite roles include April in The Hot l Baltimore (T. Schreiber Studio), Pegeen in The Playboy of the Western World (Theatre Ten Ten), Maria in Twelfth Night (Kings County Shakespeare Company), and Pasha in Temporarily Yours,(Distilled Spirits Theatre, St Augustine’s Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Macy attended the University of Minnesota, trained at the Guthrie Theater and with several independent studios in New York City. Macy studied playwriting at New Dramatists in New York City and before moving to New York was a resident acting company member at the Minneapolis Playwrights Center. Macy is Resident Playwright at Theater 2020 in Brooklyn and a member of the Dramatists’ Guild.

Highlights

MOST RECENT:

The Surprising Measure Of Buried Treasure - The Theater Project - Union, New Jersey - November 2018

Northanger Abbey, A Romantic Gothic Comedy - Theater 202o (Stage Reading) - Brooklyn, NY - October 2018

Madame Campan's Academy - 365 Women A Year - published - October 2018

Jane Austen At Prinny's Palace - Theater 2020 (Staged Reading) - Brooklyn Heights, NY - September 2018

The Color Of Vengeance - New Perspectives Theatre Company - New York, NY - August 2018

Sister Resisters - The Theater Project - Union, New Jersey - June 2018

The Couch Potato & The Armchair Activist - The Theater Project - Union, New Jersey - June 2018

Caution: Rodenticide - New Jersey One Minute Play Festival - Mile Square Theatre - Hoboken, NJ July 2018

A Matter Of Taste - New Jersey One Minute Play Festival - Mile Square Theatre - Hoboken, NJ July 2018

Jane Austen At Prinny's Palace - The Theatre Project (Reading) - Cranford, New Jersey - May 2018