Ariel Mitchell hails from a small island in the Chesapeake Bay where she lives with her husband and two sons. An emerging playwright, she earned her BA in Playwriting (Music minor) April 2013 from Brigham Young University and her MFA in Musical Theatre Writing May 2015 from New York University. She has written several plays including GIVE ME MOONLIGHT, a play inspired by Scotty's Castle in Death Valley, and A SECOND BIRTH, a play about an Afghan girl who was raised as a boy, for which she was awarded the KCACTF Harold and Mimi Steinberg 2013 National Student Playwriting Award, third place for the 2013 David Mark Cohen Award, the 2011 Vera Hinckley Mayhew Award, and a publication with Samuel French. Since then she has been named a New Musical Inc. 2017 New Voices Project Finalist and has been featured in several developmental opportunities such as The Dramatists Guild 2017 Baltimore Footlights Reading Series, 2016 Artist Beit Midrash Group, Prospect Theater Company’s Fall 2015 Musical Theatre Lab, and The Catwalk Residency Program.
NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT
I like to put questions on their feet.
LIST OF PLAYS
A SECOND BIRTH - Samuel French
THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE
FILL THE SPACE
GIVE ME MOONLIGHT
CUT IN TWAIN
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE - Click - Liz||Ariel Mitchell||
Liz, a new mom, wonders if the shower is the only place she can think anymore.
|THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE - Losing Thought - Liz||Ariel Mitchell||
Liz, a new mother, wonders if motherhood has permanently caused her brain to lose its ability to think.
|THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE - Think of Something Else - Liz||Ariel Mitchell||
As a new mother, Liz is discovering that her long awaited shower is turning out to be anything but restful.
|THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE - Two Minutes - Liz||Ariel Mitchell||
Liz, a new mom, can't remember when she last showered.
|THE SHOWER PRINCIPLE Ten-Minute Play||Ariel Mitchell||
A new mom is finally getting a shower after who knows how long and her thoughts come tumbling out.