S. Denise O'Neal

BIOGRAPHY

Denise O'Neal has been a writer, director, and producer for over twenty years and has most recently become a published playwright. She was named a recipient of the Mary McCloud Bethune Award by the National Council of Negro Women in 2015 and one “Houston’s Top 100 Creatives” of 2014 by the Houston Press.

Denise is the Executive Director of Shabach Enterprise, a non-profit theater company based in Houston, Texas. Her critically acclaimed productions include MS. LILY'S GROOVE, JUST A FEW FEET AWAY, BAGEL ANYONE?, FLY IN THE WINDSHIELD  (Broadway World's Editor's Pick for Best New Play, 2013) SEEING GREEN  and IN ONE BREATH. In 2013, she founded the national play festival, Fade To Black, celebrating the new works of Black playwrights, which is the first of its kind for Houston. 

She is currently a member of the Dramatist Guild, a former board member of Scriptwriters/Houston and is very active in the Houston theatre community.

 

NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT

I write best when a story (or a life lesson) has greatly impacted me or when there is a message I believe the world needs to hear.

 

WEBSITE

www.FadeToBlackFest.com

 

CONTACT

sdoneal12@yahoo.com

 

LIST OF PLAYS

LILY'S GROOVE

JUST A FEW FEET AWAY

BAGEL ANYONE?

FLY IN THE WINDSHIELD

SEEING GREEN

IN ONE BREATH

 

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Keisha becomes a police informant to protect her crack head mother.

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A “reversal of fortune” takes Tom from the corner office to the street corner.

S. Denise O'Neal

The lives of strangers can be intertwined in ways we do not imagine.