Molly Rice
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Molly Rice is a playwright, experience designer and musician who creates big, aspirational community collaborations and small, strange musicals. Molly’s plays have been developed/produced in NYC and nationally. Honors and awards include Brown University’s Weston Prize, Women’s International Theater Festival, Princess Grace Award (finalist), O'Neill National Playwrights Conference (2-time finalist), nominations for the New York IT Awards, Cherry Lane Mentor Project, the Carole R. Brown Award, the Kesselring Fellowship, and Global Pittsburgh’s Organizational Diversity Champion Award (2020). Favorite residencies: Bogliasco Fellowship (exp. 2023), the Orchard Project (2017, 2020 and 2021), Artist Residency with the Office for Public Art of Pittsburgh (2017-2019), Yale/P73; Tofte Lake; and the Missoula Colony (2007, 2014, 2016). Favorite productions: ghosts of the furnace, a welcome event for Little Amal (The Walk, 2023); The Birth of Paper (2021), a humanitarian theater work involving over 60 pen pals, makers, artists, and volunteers in the US and Beirut, Lebanon;  Khuraki, created with Afghan refugees (nominated for 2019 Mayor’s Award for Public Art); Angelmakers: Songs for Female Serial Killers (54 Below, developed by WP Theater); Futurity (book co-writer) at ART and (additional text and story) at Soho Rep/ Ars Nova (Lucille Lortel Award, Best New Musical, 2016); Canary and The Agee/ Evans Project, co-conceived with director Rachel Chavkin (2019 Tony winner, Hadestown), Ray Rizzo, and Orion Johnstone; and The Saints Tour, a site-specific play occurring across the country since 2009.  With director Rusty Thelin, she is co-founder and co-Artistic Director of RealTime Arts. She teaches in the Point Park University MFA Writing for Screen and Stage program; her MFA is from Brown University.
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