MARY MILLER is an award-winning playwright, best known for her play Ferris Wheel, she is recognized by Random House as one of America’s “finest playwrights."
Her voice as a writer has been given a "full-throated endorsement" from the Eugene O'Neill 2020 National Playwrights Conference where her play WITNESS was honored as a semifinalist, placing it in the top 20% of more than 1500 submissions. Her ideas as well as her voice were both singled out as "vital to the continual evolution of American theater."
Along with the recognition from the O'Neill, Mary has won more than a dozen national playwriting awards including: the New England Theatre Conference (NETC) John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award for the Best Play of the Year with In the Kitchen: Thoughts on Love, Sex, and Aging, the Dayton FutureFest for both I Witness and Waiting for Oprah, as well as a finalist at the National Repertory Theatre Foundation for A Matter of Grace and the Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival for Ferris Wheel.
In addition to the publication of Ferris Wheel in the anthology Take Ten: New 10-Minute Plays by Random House, "Mia's Monologue" from Waiting for Oprah was also published in the Audition Monologues for Young Women: Contemporary Audition Pieces for Aspiring Actresses collected by Gerald Lee Ratliff. Her plays are also available on Amazon.
Mary continues to write and her work is produced around the world.