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02.08.2024
Insertion joins Murphys Creek Theater '24 Season

I'm so excited that Murphys Creek is bringing Insertion to the Murphys, CA community! The show will run April 19 - May 12. 

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01.22.2024
Melody in Arizona!

I had the joy of attending B3 Theater's First Festival of Feminist Theater in Scottsdale, AZ, where Melody was performed by Julie Peterson. You can also read an interview with me & B3 here!

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01.12.2024
BrooklynONE New Works Festival

My first show of 2023 will be my short play, Melody, featuring in bkONE's inaugural New Works Festival. Come see it in Industry City this February!

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09.05.2023
UNEARTH Session with Forager Theatre Co. 

I workshopped my new play The Hand That Feeds You with Forager Theatre Company through their UNEARTH development program. We had a wonderful session and I'm looking forward to working more on the script!

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08.06.2023
Radio Man wins 3 SheNYC Festival Awards!

After 2 sold-out performances, I was honored to receive the Best Script Award. The Radio Man team also took home Best Direction (Mackenna Goodrich) and Best Lead Actress (Emma Mineo). 

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07.27.2023
Radio Man opens in one week!

We open this post-apocalyptic tale of survival at the Connelly Theater in one week. Read the BroadwayWorld press release here. 

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07.12.2023
BroadwayWorld Sacramento reviews Insertion

Thank you to Courtney Symes for the wonderful write-up. 

"The B Street Theatre has set the gold standard in new comedy development with its world premiere of Insertion by Sarah Groustra."

Read the full article here. 

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07.07.2023
Insertion opens at B Street Theater!

The show runs through August 13th at the Voris Mainstage. 

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6.19.2023
Insertion is a Jane Chambers Award Finalist

The Jane Chambers Award honors plays with feminist themes and significant roles for female actresses. I am overjoyed to be in the company of 16 other incredible finalists!

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4.26.2023
Radio Man selected for the SheNYC Festival!

I am honored to have my play performed at the Connelly Theater (off-Broadway!) this summer with SheNYC alongside an incredible cohort of women & non-binary artists. 

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4.07.2023
Announcing the UC4 cohort...

Over the next few months, I'll be developing a comedy about The Donner Party with the writing group Under Construction, facilitated by The Road Theatre in LA. I'm honored to be working alongside this incredible cohort!

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1.10.2023
Laundry Play press continues...

Thank you to The Dramatists Guild for this feature. Read more here. 

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1.03.2023
Catch The Laundry Play
at the Chain Theatre!

The Laundry Play will be produced as a part of the Chain Theatre Winter One-Act Festival, directed by Mackenna Goodrich.

Tickets are on sale here (we're Program 8!) and you can use code LAUNDRY for a discount.  

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12.05.2022
One more weekend of Coney Island Christmas!

You can see me perform in the ensemble of this heartwarming, multi-faith holiday play, penned by Donald Margulies. The show is produced by the Heights Players.

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09.16.2022
Radio Man is a "Second Rounder" at Austin Film Festival

My play Radio Man is a "second rounder" in the playscript competition at the 2022 Austin Film Festival, meaning it ranked in the top 20% of this year's submissions.

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08.21.2022
Insertion is returning to
B Street in Summer 2023!

I am so honored that my play Insertion was named the winner of the 2022 New Comedies Festival, and will receive a full production as a part of B Street's mainstage season next summer. This will be my first premiere and I can't think of a better home for this play!

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08.01.2022
Stream the 24 Hour
Plays: Nationals!

Click here to get your tickets! I had an incredible week in New York City learning and creating alongside the 2022 Nationals cohort. Check out these incredible new plays, written and rehearsed in only 24 hours! Available on-demand August 10th-25th.

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06.29.2022
The New Comedies Festival begins
tomorrow!

Hosted by B Street Theatre Company in Sacramento, come see a staged reading of Insertion followed by a talk-back with the playwright & cast. 

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06.17.2022
See you in NYC for the 24 Hour Plays!

I will be a part of the acting company for the 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, coming up at the end of July. This is the first time Nationals has been presented in-person since 2019!

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06.15.2022
Sarah named a 2022 Ascending Playwright

I am so honored to have been selected for this mentorship program facilitated by Yonder Window Theater Company. I will be working with the Playwright in Residence, the Artistic Director, and a company of actors on my play The Laundry Play.

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04.24.2022
Medea, Revisited premieres tonight!

A self-produced staged reading of Medea, Revisited goes up tonight at Kenyon College. 

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03.27.2022
A new work development project with playwright Alexa Derman

Sarah directed a staged reading of The Eliza Script by Alexa Derman, the culmination of Alexa's playwriting residency at Kenyon through StageFemmes. 

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12.12.2021
Parsnip Play Club reads "Radio Man" tonight!

Join Al Parker for a conversation with The Parsnip Ship about Radio Man as a part of their Play Club virtual discussion series. 

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09.08.2020
Find A Way or Make One is available on-demand

You can now stream Hangups from today until the end of the year by visiting Playdate Theatre's on-demand streaming website. Tickets are available on a sliding scale. 

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07.09.2020
Playdate Theater is producing Hangups!

Hangups will receive its first production virtually with Playdate Theater's virtual festival Find a Way Or Make One, starring Hayley Orrantia (ABC's The Goldbergs) and Marcus Scribner (ABC's Black-ish). The production is directed by Mark Feuerstein (The West Wing). The performance will be streamed on August 9th at 8pm EST as a fundraiser for two crucial organizations, Color of Change and the YWCA's Covid Relief Fund. Click here to donate and get your link!

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