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Lorraine Midanik's photo as a playwright.

Lorraine Midanik was born in Toronto, raised in Los Angeles and lives in the Bay Area.  After a career in academia, she became a playwright and studied with Anthony Clarvoe at Stagebridge. 


Recent productions include:  BRANDING (Little Fish Theatre, San Pedro, 2019); ORDINARY DAY (Valley Players, Napa Valley Performing Arts Center, 2018); CALL FORWARDING (PCSF Playoffs, 2018); Cycled (ReproRights: B8 Theatre, 2018; 3GirlsTheatre 2017); RECALCULATING (The Grateful Deadly, Playland Productions, 2018); SHOCK VALUE (PCSF Playoffs, 2017 - Nominated for Theatre Bay Area’s Best Anthology 2016); UP THE WALL ($wampland Voices, SF Fringe Festival, 2017); RECIPROCITY (Unknown Players, Cafe Stories, 2017); BENCHED (PCSF Playoffs, 2016 – Nominated for Theatre Bay Area’s Best Anthology 2016); BOY IMAGINED (ReproRights, 3Girls Theatre, 2016); FREEDOM OF SPEECH (PianoFight, 2016); and, SPARSE PUBIC HAIR (PCSF’s Sheherezade’s Last Tales Festival - Winner of the 2015 Theatre Bay Area’s Best Anthology).  JANUARY 23rd had a staged reading at B8 Theatre in July 2018.


Lorraine is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Playwrights' Center of San Francisco, Playwrights' Center (Minneapolis), Theatre Bay Area (2015 ATLAS Playwright), The International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the New Play Exchange.


Lorraine Midanik

(510) 207-7974

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