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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:...more


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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No Place Like Home: A Memoi...
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Hunting and Gathering
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A Perfect Couple
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Out Of The Water
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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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Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.Martin Luther King Jr.
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.Martin Luther King Jr.
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
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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“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

“Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”
Martin Luther King Jr.




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