Meet Jenny Lane, playwright: Harlowe

Join The Inkwell on Saturday, April 20th at 8 p.m. for MYSTERIES OF BODY AND SOUL, a FIRST CONTACT showcase of new plays that examine the eternal question of how much control we have over our minds, bodies, and souls.

Saturday, April 20th at 8 p.m.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s Classroom
641 D Street NW
Email to reserve your seat.

Jennifer Lane will present an excerpt from her latest draft of HarloweRead on to learn more about Jenny and her work!
Jennifer Lane

After a tragedy, Harlowe returns to her childhood home to the ostensibly comforting arms of her father, sister, brother, and high school flame.  Only problem is, she can’t feel a thing. Looking out at her life through the enveloping waters of her bathtub, Harlowe struggles to find her place and peace.

“I guess I always just felt like a passenger inside myself, like my body was just how I transported my consciousness from place to place.” – Harlowe from Harlowe

Playwright Jenny Lane

JENNIFER LANE is a NY-based writer from Troy, Michigan. Her work includes Harlowe (developed under the mentorship of Sarah Ruhl and winner of the Alec Baldwin Fellowship at Singers Forum); The Seer and the Witch (developed in the terraNOVA Collective’s Groundbreakers Playwriting Group, accepted into the Last Frontier Theater Conference and nominated for the Sue Nims Distinguished Playwriting Award); The Would-Be Room (performed in New York City, Chicago and Washington D.C.); and Convergence (premiered at the soloNOVA Festival). Her short play i am the girl with the spun gold hair will premiere in Seattle in June. Jenny is a graduate of Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College. Currently, she is the Administrative Director for the League of Professional Theatre Women and the Literary Manager for the Astoria Performing Arts Center. Website: Twitter: @JennyJanuary

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