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Samantha Macher

Samantha Macher is a theater artist, filmmaker, and graduate of the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University. Since beginning her career in 2011, she had over 40 productions of her written work both in the US and abroad, and is the winner of a StageSceneLA “Best World Premiere Play” for "War Bride" in 2012. Notable productions include "The Arctic Circle *and a recipe for Swedish Pancakes" directed by Bob Moss (founder of Playwrights Horizons) in 2012, and various performances of “To the New Girl...” (2012-2015) including several to benefit domestic abuse and family service centers in her home state of Virginia. Her play "Reset" was a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Playwriting Award (2015), and her award-winning film "Last Pyramid" (2015) was accepted into several festivals and has helped in the fundraising and awareness raising efforts for the mission of the Epilepsy Foundation. She is currently a playwright-in-residence for SkyPilot Theatre Company in Los Angeles. To read more of her work, please find her on the New Play Exchange, contact Original Works, Smith and Kraus, and YouthPLAYS publishing companies, or visit her website www.samanthamacher.com