Anne McEvoy

Anne McEvoy is a Cleveland actor/director who stumbled into playwriting when searching for scripts with multiple female roles for St. Joseph Academy. What resulted was an all-girl take on A Christmas Carolwhich calls Dicken’s authorship into question. After taking Sarah Morton’s writing workshop, she created Crashing Through Ceilings for Cleveland Public Theatre’s Black[BOX] series, which told the true stories of 6 women in a group home. Remedy of Tea, her 3-person epilogue to Madwoman of Chaillot,  was produced by Clague Playhouse, and most recently, she’s had the pleasure of reimagining two classics for Talespinner Children’s Theatre — The Magic Flute in 2012, and Clara and the Nutcracker, Nov., 2014.  When not in the theatre, Anne’s a senior writer at  American Greetings, has had several children’s books published, and has scripted material for Great Lakes Theatre Outreach, Pandemonium, Women in History, Gateway Walking Tours, and Cleveland’s  Downtown City Alliance.