Louisa Vilardi

Louisa Vilardi

Louisa Luisi-Vilardi is a writer and theater director originally from Northern New Jersey where she taught high school English and Creative Writing for over a decade before moving to the Hudson Valley. Louisa was formerly a resident director and producer for New Players Company (Ridgewood, NJ). Her writing has been featured by The Huffington Post, Today Parenting Team and Scary Mommy. She is a proud member of...
Louisa Luisi-Vilardi is a writer and theater director originally from Northern New Jersey where she taught high school English and Creative Writing for over a decade before moving to the Hudson Valley. Louisa was formerly a resident director and producer for New Players Company (Ridgewood, NJ). Her writing has been featured by The Huffington Post, Today Parenting Team and Scary Mommy. She is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild of America. Currently, she is developing The Covid Confessions, her newest full-length play which will premiere at The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, NY, in January 2021. www.LouisaVilardi.com

Plays

  • The Covid Confessions
    The Covid Confessions is a full length play made up of monologues that encapsulate our lives during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and provide us with a snapshot into people's lives. After time has passed, what will be remembered of this uncertain world we are currently navigating? Through tales of pain, empathy, and pure insanity, The Covid Confessions chronicles personal accounts of those who lived to share...
    The Covid Confessions is a full length play made up of monologues that encapsulate our lives during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and provide us with a snapshot into people's lives. After time has passed, what will be remembered of this uncertain world we are currently navigating? Through tales of pain, empathy, and pure insanity, The Covid Confessions chronicles personal accounts of those who lived to share them. This play explores stories of those affected by the current health crisis as well as political and social injustices that consume our lives. Filled with honest humor and heartfelt tragedy, this original play promises to be an evening of theatre that will place the mirror to our reality as we continue to trudge through a global pandemic that has changed our lives.
  • A Very Virtual Christmas Carol
    A modern take on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol! This is a fully virtual production.
  • Tough Love
    Lou and Rae Marino have a big (and unexpected) announcement they need to make to their children over Sunday dinner, but they discover each of their children have their own news to report. The reverberation of these announcements begins to threaten the Marino family’s precarious stability. Secrets are revealed and hidden feelings verbalized ensuring that the Marino family will never return to quite the same...
    Lou and Rae Marino have a big (and unexpected) announcement they need to make to their children over Sunday dinner, but they discover each of their children have their own news to report. The reverberation of these announcements begins to threaten the Marino family’s precarious stability. Secrets are revealed and hidden feelings verbalized ensuring that the Marino family will never return to quite the same Sunday dinner table again. Tough Love is all about when it's okay to give in and when it's okay to give up when it comes to love, marriage and family.