Anne Grob

Anne Grob, a playwright living in Southern California, joined New Voices Playwrights Theatre in 2014. An award winning playwright, she learned her craft at South Coast Repertory’s Playwriting Conservatory, studying with Cecilia Fannon, Scott Horstein, and others.

Her plays have been produced in New York City’s Greenwich Village Players Theatre Short Play Festivals from June 2013 through 2019. Hemingway At The Larchmont, Once Upon A Sofa, The Bard of MacDougal Street, Alexa Takes Manhattan, and Used Heart all won best of festival for their performance week. Mouse Play appeared in Ohlone College Playwrights Festival in May 2016, UNTITLED placed as finalist and The Planting Moon as semi-finalist in Heartland Theatre (2016) and Little Black Dress Ink (2014) festivals, respectively. As a semi-finalist, The Planting Moon received a staged reading in Santa Barbara, CA, April 2014.

For New Voices, productions of Anne’s work include: Variations On A Composition In Blue (Summer, 2014), How To Have A Kosher Christmas (Holiday, 2014), The Trouble With Art (Summer 2015), Pentimento (Summer, 2016), The Secret Chord (Holiday, 2016), Not Even The Moon (Summer, 2017), Some Simple Kindness (Holiday, 2017), The XYZ of It (Summer, 2018), A Cup O’ Kindness (Holiday, 2018), G.O.A.T., or Who is Alexa? (Summer, 2019) and Concerto for Violin (Holiday, 2019). A staged reading of Anne’s full length play The Glass Gallery was produced by New Voices in October, 2015.

Anne’s plays are published in New Voices Playwrights Theatre Annual and Holiday Anthologies, and Variations On A Composition In Blue is published in The Best American Short Plays 2013-2014. Anne is a member of The Dramatist’s Guild and also a docent at the Orange County Museum of Art. While her plays explore many contemporary motifs, she enjoys creating theater that imagines the intersection of art themes and drama.

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