A Talented Woman

About the Playwrights


Jim Dalglish 

Jim divides his time between Boston and Cape Cod. His play Double D was published in The Best Short Ten-Minute Plays 2006 (Smith & Kraus.)  His play The Black Eye has won several awards and has been produced in New England, New York and London.  His full-length play Unsafe was selected as a semifinalist for the 2008 National Playwrights Conference.  His short play Three Pillows was produced by in New York last spring by Brainspunk at the Abingdon Theater.

Jim is a graduate of the playwrighting program at Brown University, where his thesis advisor was Paula Vogel.  A huge fan of the multi-talented Lynda Sturner, Jim has spent the last year cajoling her into collaborating on their full-length play, A Talented Woman.  You can discover more about Jim and download his plays at  www.jimdalglish.com.

Lynda Sturner   

As a playwright, Lynda’s work has been produced in New York. Tokyo, Provincetown and Valdez Alaska.  Her short play, Look What You Made Me Do won the Audience Choice award at The Edward Albee Last Frontier Theatre Festival and is published in Rowing To America an anthology of new short plays by women from The Woman’s Project. The Death of Huey Newton was published by Broadway Play Publishing.  The Victim Art Show on a double bill with Jim Dalglish’s Love and Death and Isabelle Stewart Gardner was named one of the top theater works of the year by the Cape Cod Times.  

Lynda appeared on Broadway in Oliver and off-Broadway in The Effects of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.  On Cape Cod Lynda has appeared in dozens of shows during the last 10 years including: The Food Chain, The Gulls, The Effects of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Bingo the Musical, and eight plays written by Meryl Cohn. She was the Artistic Director of the Provincetown Repertory Theatre and produced new innovative work including The Direct Line Play, Crazy Eyes and A Girl Called Dusty.  She was the founding Artistic Director of Playwright’s Forum, Inc. in New York City, was a member of the Actor’s Studio Playwright’s Unit and the Woman’s Project.  Lynda was also co-president of The League of Professional Theatre Women in New York. 

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