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Plays By Patricia Lamkin

All The World's A StageAngel City
Balancing the MoonBat Tales
Fish Tales From the Milky WayHaym Salomon: a Remarkable Man
TeasingThe Trestle
T__zan and Jane Share Their Erotic Jungle Fantasies


Patricia Lamkin first began writing plays for the Philadelphia Zoo where for over three years she worked as an actor-educator with the Treehouse Troupe. Her foray into museum theatre lead to writing commissioned works for the Franklin Institute and then Historic Philadelphia, Inc. where she also worked as an actor performing in her own plays.

In Philadelphia Patricia was a member of the Brick Playhouse play development center.  Brick productions include Teasing, Tarzan and Jane Share Their Erotic Jungle Fantasies, and Last Wishes, which won the Brick's audience favorite award. Teasing received a second production at the CityTheatre Company's 10 Minute Play Festival in Delaware.  Tarzan and Jane had it's west coast premiere in 2011 at the Three Rose Players Writers Speaks in North Hollywood. 

Patricia moved to Los Angeles in late 2000, where she studied Meisner acting at the Joanne Baron-DW Brown Studio, and performed in area plays and for play development workshops.  She continued to read new works and develop her own plays as a member of Playwrights 6, Rewrites, and Fierce Backbone Theatre Company.  She is a member of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights (ALAP) and the Dramatist's Guild.  Her short play The Trestle , published by YouthPLAYS, is also included in the anthology, On the Edge:  Challenging Short Plays for Teen Actors.    Her full-length screwball comedy, Balancing the Moon developed in part via ALAP's New Works Lab, was self-produced in 2011 at  Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre as a workshop production in North Hollywood.  

Patricia currently resides in McComb, Mississippi.  Her latest play, Fish Tales From the Milky Way was presented as a staged reading by the Dramatist Guild Footlight Series at the 2015 Faux/real Festival of Arts in New Orleans.  Currently she teaches theatre and acting at the Jubilee Performing Arts Center, a high school for the performing arts.  Patricia is a member of the Gulf Coast Playwrights, a monthly writing group in New Orleans.  She has an MFA in Acting from the University of Southern Mississippi.