About The Playwright

Marcia Cebulska's plays have been chosen for development by the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Sundance Playwrights Lab, the William Inge Theatre Festival and Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat and produced at The Georgia Repertory Theatre, HERE (NYC), the Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis), Frontera at Hyde Park (Austin TX), Fremont Centre Theatre (Pasadena), The Theatre Building (Chicago), Fusion Theatre (Albuquerque) and elsewhere. Marcia has received the Dorothy Silver Award, the Jane Chambers International Award, Kansas Arts Commission and Indiana Arts Commission Master Artist Fellowships, "Best Historical Film" (Traildance Film Festival) and other honors. NOW LET ME FLY, commissioned for the national celebration of the Brown v. Board of Education decision has been performed internationally at thousands of theaters, schools, libraries and museums and has been excerpted in the French film BARBARA JOHNS: THE MAKING OF AN ICON. THROUGH MARTHA'S EYES (screenplay) aired nationally on PBS. Marcia has been playwright-in-residence at The University of Georgia, Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, Marion College and The William Inge Center for the Arts. Marcia is a member of The Dramatists Guild and is a Fellow of the Center for Kansas Studies. Her most recent work includes ROOTED with music by Kelley Hunt and produced in collaboration with Cornerstone Theater of Los Angeles, the Greensburg Arts Center and the William Inge Center for the Arts. Marcia lives in Topeka with her husband, historian Tom Prasch.