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     LAURA SANSING PFIZENMAYER is an Alabama native and graduate of the University  of  Alabama,  Birmingham. She spent the first act of her life in Birmingham raising children and suppressing the deep urge to write. The second act of her life began when with her husband Richard and the youngest two of their six children (the others had all been successfully launched from the nest) she moved to York, SC in 1995.  After working backstage for Rock Hill Community Theatre and listening through six weeks of rehearsal and three weeks of performances she thought, “I can do this and I can do it better.”   With a copy of the Samuel French play struture guidelines in hand she began writing plays.   Since those first awkward efforts she has had over 100 productions throughout the United States.


         The third act of her life began when she returned to her home state in 2010 to live full time in Gulf Shores where she’s “writing at the beach”.  Specializing in southern family comedy, Laura is an award-winning playwright who has had productions throughout the United States including New York and Washington, DC.  She is a member of the Dramatist Guild and the International Center for  Women Playwrights. She now considers South Baldwin Community Theatre her “home” theatre where she serves on the theatre board. 


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  The new play “An Infestation of Monsters” has being published in the book, “Evil Genius:  Monsters on Stage” by Transylvania University. (apropos right?)  It was chosen from 500 submitted monologues and one-act plays.  Click here to view the script.  The book is available for purchase on amazon.com,   barnesandnoble.com   and   smithandkraus.com


CDs of the recent production of “Candybar Memories” on NPR station KPBX in Spokane, Washington are available upon request.  Many thanks to the producer Noah Fredericks and his fine cast for this excellent rendition.


Laura’a new play, “The Barbie Chronicles” will receive its first staged reading at the South Baldwin Community Theatre’s annual meeting on August 28.  For details, click HERE


Laura will be one of eight featured playwrites in the multi-genre “Art Into Words” dinner theatre on September 22.  Tickets for this event are available from the City of Gulf Shores.    www.gulfshoresal.gov/artintowords


Two of Laura’s plays,”Pokey the Pony” and “Smooth Away” will be part of  PARAGON 2016:  The Largest Science Fiction and Fantasy Play Fesitival in the world.  The festival will be held October 1 & 2 at the Public House Theatre in Chicago, Illinois’ historic Lakeview neighborhood.  To view the play schedule, click HERE


 

Copyright © July 2012 by Laura Sansing Pfizenmayer    ~   Last revision to this site posted on  August 17,  2016