Laura Brienza

SCARED OF SARAH

Sarah’s autistic. Lily’s pregnant. Sam’s scared. Could they handle a child like Sarah?

THE BUNK BED IN HEAVEN

God serves as therapist and grief counselor in this poetic story of a mother and daughter who have one last shot to mend their relationship and a comedian who's lost his funny bone, literally.

WAR ZONES

Sometimes the body is a war zone.

Laura Brienza is a playwright, screenwriter, and poet. Her most recent playwriting credits include: OLD LOVE / NEW LOVE (Luna Stage, New Moon Reading Series, starring Lynn Cohen of "Sex and the City"), BACHA POSH (Lark Play Development Center), SCARED OF SARAH (Sidecar Theater Company, FringeNYC), and WAR ZONES (FringeNYC, Capital Fringe). SCARED OF SARAH has been adapted for the screen, and her screenplays THE ASEXUAL LOVE STORY OF SETH AND LUCY and OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN are currently in development. On Brienza, nytheatre.com said, “Laura Brienza has vision, talent, a unique point of view, and an exciting dynamic voice. She’s also got a playwright’s ability to make her audience think, without preaching at them. She’s a real find.” You can read her blog "All The Poems That Are Fit To Print," which fuses poetry with current events.