WELCOME TO MERMAIDLAND, FLORIDA...
...the only place on earth where mermaids are real! Join us for our afternoon special starring Mermaid Bee, Mermaid Vana, and our newest princess of the deep, Mermaid Marie. Reawaken your childhood fantasies. Revel in the death-defying underwater dances. Soak in the impossible beauty. And please disregard the alligators. There is nothing to worry about.
ANYA RICHKIND is a graduate of Yale University and a former finalist in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference, Anya’s work has been produced at Yale, in New York City and in the Bay Area, California. Anya has studied with Donald Margulies, Deb Margolin and Sarah Ruhl. Anya likes to write about women, wacky phenomena and where they overlap. www.anyarichkind.com
ALLISON BENKO is a director of plays, musical theatre, and opera. Recent/upcoming projects include Another Mikado, Single Rider, What Happened That Night, The Arthur Miller Centennial, Twelfth Night, and She Loves Me. Assistant director, Oslo at Lincoln Center (Tony winner, Best Play). Benko has also studied ritualistic shadow puppetry at the Tholpavakoothu Puppet Centre in Kerala, India. Lincoln Center Directors Lab Member, B.A. in Drama from Tufts University.