Because there’s too much to share! We had good times at this writing conference, heard great talks, and met new critique partners. RUCCL forever.

What’s FOR RENT in Los Angeles?

18 Aug 2019 In: Uncategorized

See my play in the Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival in September 2019!

Portland Shakespeare Project’s Proscenium Live presents the Winter’s Tale in a new adaptation by Susan Mach.

DO YOU TAKE THIS WOMAN? returns to Texas for Museum of Dysfunction’s Best of a Decade of Short Plays.

Read a bit more about the script here.

My family inheritance play, GONE, heads to Los Angeles in March 2020 with the Inkwell Theater Lab.

Smith and Kraus publishes THIS WOMAN

22 Apr 2019 In: Playwright, Writing

Read DO YOU TAKE THIS WOMAN? and other LineStorm Playwrights in the new Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2019 collection.

LineStorm is all over Portland, Oregon, and the U.S. with new works for the stage.

Check it out at Mildred’s Umbrella Theater if you’re in Houston.

Come see this beautiful new work in the Fertile Ground Festival!

Welcome, LineStorm Playwrights!

22 Aug 2016 In: Playwright, Writing

Portland, Oregon’s eclectic and electric group of writers, creating new works for the stage.


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As part of the Fertile Ground Festival of New Works, P-Town Playwrights produced “Short & Sweet,” and featured my ten-minute drama DO YOU TAKE THIS WOMAN? about a former writer married to a former painter.

Every person is a work of art. And everyone’s a critic.


1 Feb 2016 In: Writing

My new play for the 365 Women a Year project was chosen for a staged reading at Oregon Contemporary Theatre in Eugene, OR for SWAN Day.

1958, Washington, D.C. Three African-American journalists prepare to host the Nixons:

When the White House meets the Black press, everyone has to play a little party game called “segregation.”

March 19 — the party begins.

About Lolly Ward

Lolly most recently played “Mrs. Loney” in BREAK THE WHIP at The Actors’ Gang Theater and “Gertrude” in HAMLET at the Stella Adler Theatre. As a member of The Actors’ Gang since 2000, Lolly has performed many roles, including “Masha” in THE SEAGULL (LA Weekly Award), directed by Georges Bigot, and “Myriam” in MEPHISTO, directed by Tim Robbins. After opening EMBEDDED in Los Angeles, she toured with it to London and New York, where Robbins also directed a film of the play at the Public Theater. She has a Bachelor's and Master's in English from Stanford University and won Stanford Magazine’s 2008 fiction contest with her short story, “How to Change Someone’s Life, Not Your Own.” She co-produced and starred in the short film AFTER DINNER and sometimes shows her lighter side by performing improvised musicals or acting on TV, for instance in THE KING OF QUEENS.