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Brooke Berman

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Brooke Berman is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Originally trained as an actor and solo performer in the experimental theater, Brooke began performing her own work on the Lower East Side of Manhattan before receiving formal training in playwriting from the Juilliard School. Her play Hunting and Gathering, which premiered at Primary Stages, directed by Leigh Silverman, was named one of the Ten Best of 2008 by New York Magazine.

Brooke's plays include: Hunting and Gathering, Smashing, Until We Find Each Other, The Triple Happiness, Sam and Lucy, A Perfect Couple, Out of the Water, Casual Encounters, The Jesus Year, Wonderland, The Liddy Plays and others. They have been produced and developed across the US at theaters including:
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New York City, April, 2012:

April 16: reading of MY NEW BEST FRIEND, directed by Trip Cullman, featuring Laura Heisler and others. 7pm, The Lucille Lortel Theater. 121 Christopher Street. More info:http://www.mcctheater.org/literary/pl...

April 22: CASUAL ENCOUNTERS at "Cino Nights" -- produced by Rising Phoenix Rep in residence at Jimmy's 43. 7pm. More info: http://www.risingphoenixrep.org/upcom... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.28 · 257 ratings · 49 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
No Place Like Home: A Memoi...

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Hunting and Gathering

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Smashing

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Out of the Water

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9 Juicy Weeks to a Wonderfu...

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A Perfect Couple

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THE TRIPLE HAPPINESS

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The Liddy Plays

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Description: An excerpt from the forthcoming No Place Like Home, available for pre-order now, hitting the shelves June 8, 2010!
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Adam, Eve, and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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A Testament of Hope by Martin Luther King Jr.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
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Revelations by Elaine Pagels
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Fascinating look at John of Patmos's Revelations -- she places in historic/cultural context and examines how this one found its place in the New Testament when there were *other* books of revelations, by other authors, equally popular. I love Elaine ...more
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The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
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Read it in college. Think of it still. Pagels is amazing.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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“But everything changes. To deny change is to deny life. And the present moment contains miracles. Including an ability to see and receive the new.”
Brooke Berman, No Place Like Home: A Memoir in 39 Apartments

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches




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