Marylou DiPietro


In January, 2020 Graham Smith directed the world premiere of Ms. DiPietro’s full-length play, Bone on Bone, at NJ Rep, Long Branch, NJ. The short, one-act version of, Bone on Bone, directed by Kim Sharp, was produced at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, NYC, 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 showcase production of, Bone on Bone, took place in the 2017 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.

Ms. DiPietro’s performed her solo play, In Love with Cancer, in the 2019 United Solo 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. 

She 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.

Her 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.

Ms. DiPietro is a member of the New Play Exchange and the Dramatist Guild.