Lady Tattoo
by Meg Miroshnik
directed by Marti Lyons
Pacific Playwrights Festival
April 24, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Pacific Playwrights Festival

At the beginning of the 20th century, tattooed lady Picky is commissioned by Lady Elizabeth Arterton to do some custom inking. It quickly becomes more than a transaction as desperation, regret and art collide in a world where a woman’s options are corseted.

A $​70 package to see all five readings is available online, or by calling the Box Office at (714) 708-5555. This package is available to SCR Super Subscribers for $60—only by phone.

Theatre professionals: please purchase your tickets here or contact Andrew Knight ([email protected]) at (714) 708-5062 for more information.

Meg Miroshnik's plays include The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, The Droll, The Tall Girls, Lady Tattoo, and Utopia, Minnesota. Her work has been produced and developed by Yale Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Cleveland Play House, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Center Theatre Group, ​SCR, McCarter Theatre Center, ​The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab, Lark New Play Development Center, Chicago Opera Theater, WET, and others. Her awards include the Whiting Award, Susan Smith Blackburn finalist, Alliance/Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Award. She has upcoming commissions from Steppenwolf and Yale Repertory Theatre. ​She is affiliated with Core Writer at the Playwrights Center. She holds an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama where she studied under Paula Vogel. Miroshnik grew up in Minneapolis and currently lives in Los Angeles, where she is a founding member of The Kilroys.

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