Johnna Adams Beverly A. Arrowsmith E.h. Bennett Jerry Berning Bob Bevacqua Colleen Bevacqua Jonathan Blake Eleanor Brook John Byrd Kevin Lee Christiansen Karen Fix Curry Eric Eberwein Sean Engard Max Espinoza Gene Fiskin John Franceschini Art Gottlieb Karen JP Howes Arthur Kraft John Lane Jeffrey Lo Yolanda Mendiveles Lynn Wells Nelson Tira Palmquist Andrea Sloan Pink Joni Ravenna Robert Riemer Dorothy Weston Stauch Nicholas Thurkettle Jordan R. Young

Committed to free expression and risk-taking, Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) celebrates, promotes and supports the diversity of playwrights with Orange County in common and provides innovative and educative theatrical experiences for the community at large.

On December 5, 2015 at 2:30pm, the Orange County Playwrights Alliance visits a noteworthy new OC theatre with a definite buzz about it - Lake Forest's Modjeska Playhouse. Check out 4 new one-acts from some talented local playwrights at MPH, presented in staged readings. $6 suggested donation. Reservations: 714-902-5716.

E.h. Bennett | 10-page "I Only Cried Twice" is a semi-finalist in the Little Black Dress INK Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Project. (Staged reading, location TBD, spring 2016). Karen Fix Curry | Costuming Chapman University's spring production of A Flea in Her Ear, dir. Tamiko Washington. Eric Eberwein | Tabascoland in Boxing Love with Succulent Shakespeare, a Theatre Arts West production, Succulent Cafe, Oceanside (February 5-14, 2016). Joni Ravenna | The Dangerous Ones in 2Cents Theatre Group's Acting Out INK Fest, Hudson Theatres, Hollywood (April 17-19, 2016). Nicholas Thurkettle | Writing a pilot for an animated series that is currently in production. (Airs summer 2016.) -- Polishing and updating the scripts for Teatro Martini and Pirates Dinner Adventure, the variety dinner theater spectacles operating daily in Buena Park. This will include a brand-new adventure for the Pirates. (Debuts summer 2016.)

"Planting the Seed" by Lynn Wells Nelson was a semi-finalist in the Little Fish Theatre's recent short play competition with over 600 submissions.