Jennifer O’Grady’s plays have been produced by theaters around the U.S. and UK. Plays include Charlotte’s Letters (Henley Rose Award; NEWvember Festival Dublin; O’Neill Semifinalist and other honors); Paranormal Love (MTWorks Newborn Festival Winner; NEWvember Finalist; Pandora’s Box Honorable Mention); and Ellery (selected for The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2017). Her work is also published or forthcoming in The Best Ten-Minute Play 2017 and 2016, Best Stage Monologues for Women 18-35, Thirty New Ten-Minute Plays and Stage It 3. Also an award-winning poet and the author of two poetry books, she lives with her family near New York City.
Photo by Deborah Lowery
About the Play
A modern riff on the myth of Persephone, forced to leave her family and her life behind forever. But this Persephone, a deceased young mother, returns to give her small child a surprising gift–a new mom.