F. Lynne Bachleda

F. Lynne Bachleda

F. Lynne Bachleda, a Nashville freelance researcher and non-fiction writer for 35 years, began playwrighting in her late 50s. In 2016, she attended the LaMama Umbria International Playwrights Workshop in central Italy. Also In 2016 she produced 4 of her 10-minute works for the Nashville Actor’s Bridge Sideshow Fringe Festival. One of these works, “A Tale of Two in One,” was published in The Best Short Plays of...
F. Lynne Bachleda, a Nashville freelance researcher and non-fiction writer for 35 years, began playwrighting in her late 50s. In 2016, she attended the LaMama Umbria International Playwrights Workshop in central Italy. Also In 2016 she produced 4 of her 10-minute works for the Nashville Actor’s Bridge Sideshow Fringe Festival. One of these works, “A Tale of Two in One,” was published in The Best Short Plays of 2017, edited by Lawrence Harbison and published by Smith & Kraus. Her full-length work Stolen had a staged reading at LaMama in New York City on April 2, 2017. PMJ Productions staged STOLEN at Rich Mix in London UK on April 1, 2019.

Plays

  • Stories From the Backseat
    A one-act of six monologues whose genesis was actual conversations with a Lyft driver (the playwright).
  • STOLEN
    STOLEN is based on a true story. For nearly sixty years Cornelius Gurlitt hid 1,400 pieces of Nazi-era art valued at more than one billion dollars in his Munich apartment. His father, a “degenerate art” collector for Hitler, had slyly amassed the stash. In Cornelius’ fragile mind, the pieces¬¬ became his living and entire “family.” A chance chain of tragic and explosive events forced the octogenarian to face...
    STOLEN is based on a true story. For nearly sixty years Cornelius Gurlitt hid 1,400 pieces of Nazi-era art valued at more than one billion dollars in his Munich apartment. His father, a “degenerate art” collector for Hitler, had slyly amassed the stash. In Cornelius’ fragile mind, the pieces¬¬ became his living and entire “family.” A chance chain of tragic and explosive events forced the octogenarian to face what he feared most. STOLEN looks at the weak recluse’s last days when he stands before an accusing world. Can he save his family? What happens when the paintings come alive again?