Nancy Hasty
Playwright, Performer, Director, Coach
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Nancy Hasty’s plays have been produced in New York, internationally, regionally and on tour.  Her play, The Director, starring John Shea, ran off-Broadway for over six months to critical and popular acclaim, and won Recommended Play” status from The New York Times.  Florida Girls, Nancy’s one-woman show, toured several states after it’s off-Broadway run and she continues to perform it around the country.  Her most recent play, “Lawnchairs,“ was produced this season at Scranton’s Electric Theatre Company.    In Pennsylvania, she has been playwright-in-residence and taught both acting and writing at area colleges and schools.  Currently, she is directing her fifth production within the Lackawanna County Prison, where she works in partnership with visual artist, Elizabeth Parry-Faist.


As an actress, Nancy has starred off-Broadway in her own plays, most notably Florida Girls and Bobbi Boland.  Other NY productions include her one-woman show, Yankee Women (The Triad), Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s Macbeth (William Redfield Theater), Mary in The Botticelli Game (American Renaissance Theater).


Nancy is the 2009 First Place winner for the Jerry Kaufman Playwriting Award in New York; a top finalist at the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Festival, first place winner in the James Dickey Poetry Competition and this year‘s “Artist of the Year” in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Nancy’s work has been published by Smith & Krauss and Broadway Play Publishing.  She is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Actors Equity Association, and is represented by the Abrams Agency, both in New York and Los Angeles
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