Margery Kreitman is the author of “Please Wait For The Beep” (Cable Car Award nominee), produced in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, “Picture Me” (Jane Chambers’ Playwriting Award), produced by Theater Rhino, “Digitally Yours” – a sketch comedy revue, created and performed with Karen Hirst, produced by Theater Rhino and The New Conservatory Theater. She also wrote the comedy, “Sax and the Single Dyke”, co-produced by Sarah Heartburn Productions and Theater Rhino. Margery’s solo works include “Home Plates” (‘Dean Goodman Choice Awards), “Thirty Years Later”, “Phenomenal Dread of Intimacy”, “Mug Shots” “Payday at Pukalani” (A Maui Fringe Festival winner), “Bouncing”, “A Singular Story”, “The Boot,” and “Soul Stone.”
She has performed her pieces in at various Bay Area venues including The Marsh, The Exit, CounterPulse, StageWerx, Berkeley Marsh, The New Conservatory Theater, Noh Space, The Magic Theater, Theater Rhino, Venue 9, The Garage, The O’Hanlon Center, The Plush Room, The Tides Theater and The Thick House. Her short stories have appeared in various journals including Pisgah, Rockhurst Review, Gargoyle, Dos Passos Review, and Clackamas. Her work also appears in the book, Scenes and Monologues for Young Actors, published by Smith and Kraus.
Margery has taught acting, improvisation and playwriting and was a faculty member at ACT’S Young Conservatory, The Academy of Art University, and many Bay Area public and private schools. She also taught acting for seniors at the San Bruno Senor Center and with them created a short screenplay about alcohol abuse and the elderly. It was made into a film starring members of the acting class and aired on cable TV.
Margery was also the creator and director of Positive Spirit and Visible Proof, two writing and performance groups for HIV positive young adults. She is currently the curator of 3GT’s LezWrites! – Bay Area lesbian writers’ short, funny, personal narratives about LGBT life.
Margery is a long term member of the Monday Night Playwrights group.