The world premiere of her play, Bone on Bone, will open on January 9th, 2020 at NJ Rep in Long Branch, NJ. The short, one-act version of, Bone on Bone, directed by Kim Sharp, was produced at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in November, 2016 and in April, 2017 a reading of the full-length version of, Bone on Bone, directed by Emmy Award winning director, Mary Lou Belli, took place at the Road Theatre in LA. A workshop production of, Bone on Bone, as a work-in-progress, took place in the 2017 Broadway Bound Theater Festival.
Readings of Marylou’s play, Black Butterflies, which is based on the life of Rose Williams, Tennessee Williams’s sister and muse, have taken place at Boston Playwrights Theater, the Abingdon Theatre and Playwrights Horizons in NYC, and at The Road Theatre in LA.
Marylou DiPietro has an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing from Syracuse University and a Master’s Degree in Theater Education from Emerson College. While she was at Emerson her play, Cold Water Flat, won first place in the Playwrights’ Festival and her play, Sugar, was a winner in the Kennedy Center College Playwrights’ Festival and was produced at Brandeis University. A second production of, Cold Water Flat, directed by Kim Sharp, was in the June 2016 one-act theater festival at Manhattan Repertory Theatre.
Marylou’s poetry, fiction, and non-fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She collaborated, as writer, producer, and project director, with Boston artist Marguerite McDonald on Snow on the Brain: Living with Multiple Sclerosis. She lives in Harrisville, New Hampshire where she splits her time between writing, painting, and working as a Child Advocate.