Mara Lathrop

DREAMS OF BABY

As her waters break and she goes into labor, it occurs to Anne that it might just be a little too late to back out! A farce about labor & delivery.

THE GARDEN OF MONSTERS

Hope takes a non-linear tour of post-WWII Dachau, the New York of 2045, present-day London, and a magical Italian garden in the swinging 60's.

THE SIX BASIC RULES

Marriage can be hell unless you know the six basic rules. Please join newlyweds James & Louise Pettigrew as they spend the rest of their lives figuring out the rules and attempting to achieve marital bliss.

THE VISIBLE HORSE

On the first anniversary of his father's death in a car accident, Scott accidentally conjurs Dad back from the great beyond. Unfortunately, Dad arrives as a monster who sets up shop under the bed.

Mara Lathrop's plays have received productions in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto, and Rome, including THE URN OF DREW (finalist, Blackburn Prize), HELL ON WHEELS (commission, Philadelphia Festival Theatre), THE EIGHTEENTH MITZVAH (Richard Hugo House New Play 1st Prize), DREAMS OF BABY (Best New Play, Seattle Footlight Awards), TALES FROM THE SALTMINES (finalist, Jane Chambers Playwriting Competition), and THE SIX BASIC RULES (Mill Mountain Theatre New Play 2nd Prize). THE VISIBLE HORSE is published by Smith & Kraus in "Women Playwrights: Best Plays of 2001". THE GARDEN OF MONSTERS recently premiered at Key City Public Theatre where Lathrop is Literary Manager.