Exciting news about The Great Divide

Very excited to report that my play The Great Divide has won the 2015 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition. You can read about it here.

If you are Montreal this month, check out the reading of The Great Divide at The Segal Centre on February 16. You can also see my play The Secret Annex at the Segal Centre January 31-February 21.

If you are in NY, come see The Glass Piano, presented as part of Columbia’s New York’s Next series of new plays. Find out more here.

Save the date for The Glass Piano in New York City

I am very excited for my first full-length production at Columbia University! The Glass Piano is a new play inspired by the true story of Princess Alexandra Amelie of Bavaria, who believed she had swallowed a grand piano made of glass. It will be a short run, so mark your calendars now if you would like to see it. More details on times and tickets to follow.

The Glass Piano

a new play by Alix Sobler

Directed by Matthew Trucano
February 11-14, 2016
Schapiro Theatre, Columbia University campus
FREE

The Secret Annex at the Segal Centre

T_1516_SegalCentre_TheSecretAnnex_slideshowI am so excited that The Secret Annex will have its second production at the Segal Centre in Montreal as part of the 2015/16 season. Looks like a great year of theatre and I am very proud my play is a part of it. With Marcia Kash directing and Sara Farb starring, I can’t wait to see it!

Find all the details of the season here.

Upcoming reading of The Great Divide

Hey y’all! I am excited to share that a new play of mine will have a reading on Monday December 15, at 7pm, as part of the Women’s Histories Festival. The Great Divide follows the story of newly arrived immigrants who go to work at the ill-fated Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. If you are interested in coming to see the reading, please RSVP to madandmerrytheatreco@gmail.com. The reading is taking place at IRT Theatre. IRT Theater is located on the third floor of the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, NYC, 154 Christopher St., buzzer 3B. All the listings are not yet on the website, but they will be soon. Here is the site for more information: http://irttheater.org/ Hope to see some of you there!

Women History

Great Reviews for The Secret Annex

I am so excited that The Secret Annex has been getting great response and great reviews. I will be keeping track of the reviews on my review page, but here are some links to them as well!

February 22 – From the Winnipeg Free Press – FOUR STARS – Anne Frank comes alive in believable tale

February 21 – From CBC – The Secret Annex brings a complex Anne Frank to life at RMTC

Outwords – The Secret Annex: a review