Alexis Greene

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Wendy Wasserstein

Alexis Greene

Alexis Greene lives in New York City, where she has written or edited more than 10 books about theater and about women. American Theatre magazine's January 2015 issue published her article "Why Should I Walk with Fear?" about the Colombian theater artist Patricia Ariza and the Bond Street Theatre, a New York City-based group that brings theater to refugees and needy communities all over the world. Both Ariza and Bond Street are committed to using theater to counteract violence against women.

Recently Alexis edited Yvette Heyliger's terrific collection of plays, "What a Piece of Work Is Man! Full-Length Plays for Leading Women," soon to be published through iUniverse. She is also trying her hand at true crime, specifically stories of two murders--one a cold case--that occurred in upstate New York early in the twentieth century.

In 2005, Alexis received the Special Achievement Award from the Ph.D. Alumni Association of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a member of PEN, The Authors Guild, SCBWI, (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), and the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Alexis is married to Dr. Gordon R. Hough, and when they are not in New York City they are relishing the hills and pines of upstate New York, where Alexis grows a vegetable garden and cooks up a storm.

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Op-Ed for The New York Daily News
This accessible study of the late dramatist Wendy Wasserstein covers the life, career and creative process of one of the foremost women of 20th century American theater.
A concise and pungent look at an innovative American playwright.
Theresa Rebeck is that rare item, a commercially successful female playwright. This biographical study is an excellent resource for students of theater, or anyone who relishes Rebeck's work.
Alexis Greene & Shirley Lauro Editors
Essays and memoirs celebrating three decades of women writing for the English-speaking theater
Luxuriously in-depth interviews with playwrights such as Lynn Nottage, Paula Vogel, Cherrie Moraga
The definitive life of the producer and philanthropist who helped found the experimental world of Off Broadway

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