Megan Bussiere

Megan Bussiere

Born and raised in Edison, NJ, Megan started performing and writing from a young age. She attended Kean University, where she minored in theatre and received her MA in Speech Pathology. After college she traveled the world performing in Japan, Hawaii, China, and the Eastern Caribbean. She now resides in Astoria and currently works as a private accent modification coach with AccentsOff in midtown Manhattan....
Born and raised in Edison, NJ, Megan started performing and writing from a young age. She attended Kean University, where she minored in theatre and received her MA in Speech Pathology. After college she traveled the world performing in Japan, Hawaii, China, and the Eastern Caribbean. She now resides in Astoria and currently works as a private accent modification coach with AccentsOff in midtown Manhattan.

Megan is currently a writer for the 2018-2020 Propulsion Lab with Mission to (dit)Mars, which recently hosted a staged reading of her new play "End of the Line" as a part of their Launch Pad reading series. Her play "Talk to Me" has had two professional staged readings, was named a finalist for the 2016 Bauer-Boucher Playwriting Award through Premiere Stages, and will have a full production in NYC in June 2019. Her feminist play "A Period Piece" was a finalist for the 2019 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and a semi-finalist for the 2019 Playwrights Foundation/Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and will have a full production this summer in NYC with The Shrill Collective, a female founded, activism-centered company.

Plays

  • End of the Line
    On the 17th anniversary of 9/11, four New Yorkers take their morning commute on the N train. Two seemingly disparate strangers run off on a joint adventure across the city. Two apparent enemies go on to take similar actions for very different reasons. And one slice of time is broken open to reveal the common threads that run between all four. The commute changes all of them, and we’ll see who they are at the end of the line.
  • A Period Piece
    When Kira - a newly-single and struggling entrepreneur - finds out she is pregnant, she seeks support from her mother and sister, who bring with them their own birth-related baggage. As Kira prepares to bring new life into this world, she begins to question and examine her lineage, uncovering information that will change her family dynamic forever. Meanwhile, a parallel story unfolds as we see a woman journey...
    When Kira - a newly-single and struggling entrepreneur - finds out she is pregnant, she seeks support from her mother and sister, who bring with them their own birth-related baggage. As Kira prepares to bring new life into this world, she begins to question and examine her lineage, uncovering information that will change her family dynamic forever. Meanwhile, a parallel story unfolds as we see a woman journey through her own milestones across a lifespan. With each season of her life she finds herself rediscovering her own version of womanhood. Within both stories is a celebration of female empowerment, motherhood, sisterhood, and the women who lift us up.
  • Talk to Me
    On the first day of Maeve’s internship at the university’s stroke rehabilitation clinic, she doesn’t exactly get off on the right foot with Tom, who will be running the aphasia support group with her. Her semester takes another turn when she is faced with the newest member of the support group- her estranged father. When they discover that the clinic is in danger of closing, they all band together in an...
    On the first day of Maeve’s internship at the university’s stroke rehabilitation clinic, she doesn’t exactly get off on the right foot with Tom, who will be running the aphasia support group with her. Her semester takes another turn when she is faced with the newest member of the support group- her estranged father. When they discover that the clinic is in danger of closing, they all band together in an elaborate plan to raise awareness about aphasia and save their community.