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Good News for 72 OBJECTS

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72 OBJECTS was named an O’Neill National Playwrights Conference 2014 semifinalist. Break out the knives and tomatoes and let’s get this script to the stage! On the verge of marriage, Ben and Delia attend an avant-garde performance piece where they are invited to use objects on a female subject in any way they desire. Ben’s […]

72 Objects

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A performance artist’s sign says, “There are 72 objects on the table that one can use on me as desired.” So they do. Their marriage will never be the same. Staged reading of 72 Objects the Playwrights Union New Play Reading Festival Directed by Caitlin Hart May 18, 2013 at 8:00 p.m., $5 suggested donation […]

Meet the Mate Team: Cast & Crew of Caltech

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MATE in Pasadena = CalTech + Armory

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Get your chess on in the sexiest way ever seen on stage.

MATE Meets CalTech

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MATE will be produced by Theater Arts at the California Institute of Technology for two weekends beginning in November. Come visit the sexy side of chess. November 16, 17, 18 November 30, December 1, 2 Armory Center for the Arts 145 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, California 91103

My play is part of the Playwrights Union Reading Festival of New Work. THEORY OF NOTHING By Lolly Ward, Directed by Randee Trabitz Sunday, May 13, 1:15-3:00pm at the Actors’ Gang; Culver City, CA A family of scientists and artists gathers to finalize the parents’ divorce, but complications of love and memory in multiple dimensions […]

MATE Staged Reading at CalTech

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TACIT (Theater Arts at the California Institute of Technology), headed by Brian Brophy, presents a staged reading of MATE, Saturday, April 28, 2012, 11am-2pm.

Everything about THEORY OF NOTHING

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My new play, THEORY OF NOTHING, delves into the secrets of physics through family ties. Get into the spirit by watching HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS or reading QUANTUM PHYSICS FOR POETS .

The Writing Life

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I accepted an invitation to join the Playwrights Union, a network of Los Angeles writers in stage, tv, and film.

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.