Hot off a sold-out run at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, The ABCs is a hilarious, smart comedy featuring an all-female cast of outrageous high school girls bent on getting what they want: total body perfection, like their idols, the Kardashians.
This show is playing as part of Lady Fest.
About the Artists
Monica Trausch is a New York City based writer whose work includes Sanctuary; The ABCs; Border Crossing (semi-finalist, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); Emily the Artist; and Trans-Siberian Railway. Her work has been developed with/at The Wild Project, The Complex Theater, Exquisite Corpse Company, Rule of 7x7, UglyRhino, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the UCSB Studio Theatre, in Singapore and in Cambodia, and more. Her work has been published in The Dionysian Magazine. She is currently an MFA candidate at The Writer’s Foundry. BA: UC Santa Barbara. monicatrausch.com
Aleesha Nash is a New York City-based playwright and director whose passion is sharing stories that help others gain consciousness about the world we live in. Recent directing projects include Lipstick (Cherry Lane Theatre), Park Bench (Primary Stages), The Raven (The Wild Project), Anniversary (The Navigators Theater), Reaction (Primary Stages), The Truth Will Out (Box Wine Theater), and Lilies (The Arctic Group). Among her playwriting credits are The Magic Pipe (Emerging Artist Festival) and Yours Truly, Vincent. (Tada Theater). Aleesha is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observership program. She holds a Master’s Degree from New York University and is completing a Master of Fine Arts in dramatic writing at Goddard College in Vermont, where she recently received their Engaged Artist Award.