Lynne Elson is an award-winning playwright and much sought after teacher. Her play A Blessed Unrest won the 2014 Firehouse Theatre’s Festival of New American Plays. It was also a finalist for the 2013 O’Neill Playwrights Conference and had staged readings with NOW Theatre Company and Passage Theatre in 2012. Her play Crazy, Crazy on You began as part of a 10-minute play festival at Passage Theatre and went on to have a successful run in the 2011 Philly Fringe Festival and is the first play published in The Kelsey Review, 2012. Her one-act play Stolen Glorie was the winner of the Great Platte River Playwrights Festival of 2001, which is now a full-length play entitled, Stolen published with indietheatrenow.org.
Lynne continues to hone her craft as a member of The Dramatist Guild, Passage PlayLab, Philadelphia Dramatist Center and the NJ Theatre Alliance. She has two monologue books for teens entitled Girls Rule! and Guys Rule! published by Meriwether. Also published is her holiday themed script, Holiday Shmoliday that you can find online at playscripts.com.
When not writing, Lynne is teaching, directing or performing. She is also an accomplished Yogi who publishes children’s books, creates educational videos and performs interactive Yoga and theatre workshops for the young and young at heart. Find out more at SwamiCat.com.