Kathy Anderson writes short stories, essays, poems, and non-fiction articles on themes as wildly diverse as a lesbian gang looking for love to a ghost mother. Her last two published short stories were nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her writing has been published in international and national magazines, journals, and anthologies.
As a playwright, her plays have been produced in Philadelphia, New York, and Arizona. Her most current play, FRONT ROW SEAT, received its world premiere production in 2010 with Philadelphia Theatre Workshop in Philadelphia, PA and was nominated as one of the region's Best New Works in BroadwayWorld.com's Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The play was featured internationally in Limerick, Ireland with Bottom Dog Theatre Company in September 2012 in their "Four New Plays" staged reading series.
Her play, INCOMING, which had its world premiere with Philadelphia Theatre Workshop in 2007, won Bloody Unicorn Theater Company's Queer Women's Play Contest, was selected for the International Centre for Women Playwrights Chicago HER-RAH 2007: A Festival of the World's Best Women Playwrights and Their New Plays, and was featured in the TOSOS II Robert Chesley/Jane Chambers Playwright Project in New York City in 2008.
She is a member of the The Dramatists Guild.
CURRENT: FRONT ROW SEAT in Limerick, Ireland on September 9, 2012 with Bottom Dog Theatre Company: Cast members from top L-R: Liam O'Brien, Jeanne O'Connor, Margaret McBride, middle L-R: Leah McNamara, Jim Moroney, Aoife Harney, bottom L-R: Jamie Walters, Joanne O'Brien, David Collins)
Featured Play: FRONT ROW SEAT
World premiere production with Philadelphia Theatre Workshop, nominated for Best New Work in BroadwayWorld.com's 2010 Theater Fans' Choice Awards.
Pictured: Janine White (left) and Susan Moses (right) from world premiere production in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhoto Credit: John Flak Photography.