Gwen Flager

BIOGRAPHY

Gwen Flager is a Houston based playwright, raised in the Deep South. WAITING TO BE MENDED, her first full-length fictional play, was presented in the 2009 New Play Reading Series at Country Playhouse and produced by Theatre Suburbia in 2010. IN FLIGHT, a 10-minute play, was produced at the Fifth Annual Museum Plays by Scriptwriters Houston in 2012. JORNADA DEL MUERTO, a 10-minute play, was produced at the 25th Annual Scriptwriters Houston 10 x 10 Showcase in 2015 and presented at the Midwest Dramatists Conference in September 2017. SING ME TO THE OTHER SIDE, formerly MOTHER’S DAY, and TATTOOS AND TATER were presented in the New Play Reading Series/New Works Series at Queensbury Theatre, formerly Country Playhouse, in Houston in 2011 and 2016, respectively. SHAKIN’ THE BLUE FLAMINGO, formerly GIRLS WHO SING IN THE CHOIR, was presented in the New Works Series at Queensbury Theatre in Houston in 2017, and was subsequently selected for the 2017 - 2018 New Works Development Program at Queensbury Theatre. SHAKIN’ THE BLUE FLAMINGO was produced by Queensbury Theatre in July 2018. Ms. Flager is a member of Scriptwriters/Houston and the Dramatists Guild of America.

NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT

I am a storyteller at heart. I have created characters we all know, whether we want to admit it or not - characters who make us laugh and cry, who make us slightly uncomfortable and who know heartache. Most of my plays have lesbian characters. I want to create characters and a story that resonate with me, the women I know and the women we’ve loved.

 

CONTACT

gwenflager.com 

 

LIST OF PLAYS

SING ME TO THE OTHER SIDE 

WAITING TO BE MENDED

TATTOOS AND TATER

SHAKIN' THE BLUE FLAMINGO (formerly GIRLS WHO SING IN THE CHOIR)

IN FLIGHT

JORNADA DEL MUERTO

More information about Gwen`s plays can be found on the New Play Exchange and Dramatists Guild websites.

 

NOTE FROM MonologueBank

Material purchased on this website may be utilized for personal, non-commercial use for auditions or educational purposes. For all other inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or other types of use, contact Ms. Flager at gwenflager.com

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Gwen Flager

Katie confesses the reason she became a nurse to her serious injured younger sister Chrissy.