Articulating the Arts: Folk City Scenes - To Every Thing There is a Season
Bara Swain’s plays and monologues have been performed across the country in more than 100 venues in 19 states. NYC theatres include Barrow Group, Abingdon Theatre, Urban Stages, Sam French OOB Festival, Artistic New Directions, Project Y Theatre, Kaufmann Theatre, Gallery Players, Rising Sun, Turnip Theatre, Athena Theatre, and Ego Actus.
Give and Take, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Critical Care, and Prized Begonias are published in the Smith & Kraus Best Ten-Minute Plays anthologies. Her work is also published by Art Age Press, Applause Books, Original Works Publishing, Meriwether, Leicester Bay Theatricals, and JAC Publications. Critical Care, produced on stage and in film, is reprinted in the new college textbook, Serious Daring: Creative Writing in Four Genres by Lisa Roney (Oxford U. Press) and serves as a key reading for the craft of playwriting.
Bara currently serves at Urban Stages as the Creative Consultant, where she is expanding opportunities for theatre artists through a new play development program, Urban Stages New Pages.
Unions: Dramatists Guild, AEA, SAG-Aftra