This past June, I was honored to be included in the Writer/Director Forum at the Looking Glass Theatre in New York! My official New York premiere!
The Reason Why I Lie, a one act of mine that originally premiered in the UCSB New Plays Festival in 2006, was produced for a whole weekend! June 11-14 at the Looking Glass Theatre on 57th Street.
I have to say that the actors and director were amazing – it was scary and exciting to see a show of mine done basically without my input at all. That had never happened before! Dress rehearsal on June 10 was the first time I met the actors, the director and had seen the space.
What really got me was the amount of people who came out to see the show and support me. I had seven people come with me to opening night – so believe me, I had a support system in place! Special thanks to everyone who supported me – it really meant a lot.
Also, they did audience voting, and during our week, the lead actor in my play (Ramesh Ganeshran who played “Stew”) won for best actor! I also got Honorable Mention as Best Playwright by the Looking Glass Judges. Yay!