Hope Hommersand has had productions and readings of her plays throughout the United States and Mexico.
Recent productions include The Ice Man at Aux Dog Theatre’s “Laughing Dog Comedy Short Play Festival,” Albuquerque, NM. A Little Women Christmas, 21st Century Style, streamed by Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee, PA. Domestic Disturbance, Players Theatre, “Diez Minutos Festival,” San Miguel de Allende, MX. The Yellow Room Murders, Theatre of Western Springs, IL, “Directors Showcase: Two One-Acts.”
Readings and acknowledgements: Three Players won Third Place in Shawnee Playhouse’s 2020,’21 Short Play Contest. Rehearsing The Cherry Orchard, Penobscot Theatre, “Northern Writes New Play Festival,” Bangor, ME. Rehearsing The Cherry Orchard was a semifinalist in the “2021 New Works Festival,” Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA. Penumbra was a semifinalist in the “2020 International Thomas Wolfe Playwriting Competition,” Playmakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, NC. It was included in a seminar entitled “Chicago Playwrights and Their Plays.” Newberry Library, Chicago. Why Good Things Happen to Bad People was semifinalist in B Street Theatre’s, “Annual New Comedies Play Festival, 2020,” Sacramento, CA.
Hope belongs to the Dramatists Guild of America and Actors’ Equity.
Rehearsing The Cherry Orchard, full length comedy: A roller coaster ride of egos superegos alter egos and ids. 2 women, 4 men.
Penumbra, full length drama set during the monetary crisis of 2008. 3 women, 4 men.
Why Good Things Happen to Bad People, full length comedy: A joyful evening turns into a manic episode of accusations, confessions and mistaken identities. 3 women 2 men.
The Yellow Room Murders, one act mystery: What does yellow have to do with murder most foul? 4 women, 3 men.
A Little Women Christmas, 21st Century Style, a modern holiday play based on Alcott’s four young women. 9 characters.