Amy E. Witting

Amy E. Witting

Amy E. Witting finally admits she is from New Jersey although now resides in Sunnyside, New York. Beyond owning three crockpots she is a semi-retired actor, producer, teaching artist, and playwright. Some of her plays include The House on the Hill (Atlantic Theater Inaugural LAUNCH Commission, Abingdon Theatre New Play Reading Series, Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFAPW Alumni, Semi-finalist O’Neill National...
Amy E. Witting finally admits she is from New Jersey although now resides in Sunnyside, New York. Beyond owning three crockpots she is a semi-retired actor, producer, teaching artist, and playwright. Some of her plays include The House on the Hill (Atlantic Theater Inaugural LAUNCH Commission, Abingdon Theatre New Play Reading Series, Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFAPW Alumni, Semi-finalist O’Neill National Playwrights Conference), There’s Never A Gavin: The True Story of a Disco Roller Skater (Atlantic Theater Amplified Reading Series, nominated 2016 Weissberger Award, Finalist The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep 2016 ), The Midnight Ride of Sean & Lucy (Roundabout Underground Reading Series, Finalist SOURCE Festival), A BAD NIGHT (2015 Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship), Day 392 (Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop, Honorable Mention Kilroy’s List, Nominated Susan Smith Blackburn prize.), Road Veins (2014 Anne Freedman Grant), Victor (Cabrini Rep, winner 2013 Thespis Festival), 36 Hours (Frigid Festival), FALLING (NY International Fringe Festival), G.I. Joe Jared (Edinburg Festival Fringe and 59E59) and Create Me Pegasus (finalist, The Sam French Festival). She was a 2016 finalist for the Women’s Project Lab, and a 2015/2016 finalist for the Leah Ryan FEWW award. Her plays have been developed at Tofte Lake Center, The Lark Play Development Center, The Kennedy Center, NNPN and SPACE on Ryder Farm. As a producer she has curated multiple festivals including PlayFUN! (aWe Creative Group) and most recently FÊTE in association with Abingdon Theatre. She currently works as a Teaching Artist with Roundabout Theatre Company in New York, received her MFA at Hunter College and is a member of PIPELINE PlayLab, Mission To (Dit)mars Propulsion Lab, and The Dramatists Guild.

Plays

  • A Bad Night
    A Bad Night is a documentary theatre project that reveals the complex portrait of acquaintance rape and consent as told by real interviews from survivors, detectives, attorneys, and others affected by what is a problem of escalating proportions.
  • Eleven Shades of Blue
    Four women in search of a missing piece of themselves meet on the Coney Island boardwalk. Through their unlikely adventures, each learns to let go of her past and move forward alone, together.
  • There’s Never a Gavin: The True Story of a Disco Roller Skater
    At the center of an abandoned roller rink, a disco ball holds the secrets of Missedcreek, New Hampshire. Davidson Rothkin, a man of faith, has disappeared leaving behind his loved ones to search for their own sense of belonging. When his youngest son Gavin befriends Claire, their innocent hope for greater meaning brings a flicker of life back into a forgotten town.
  • The House On The Hill
    Cousins Alex and Frankie haven't spoken in ten years since a single devastating moment shattered their lives and families. After a decade of trauma, can a new birth help them heal at last?
  • The Midnight Ride of Sean & Lucy
    Most one-night stands end with a walk of shame. This one ends with a lockdown. Last night, Boston-dwellers Sean and Lucy drank their sorrows away together after the bombing of the marathon put the city on edge. They never expected to see each other again, let alone get stuck in Sean’s kitchen making small talk while police search for the suspects outside. A couple of strangers and a very strange circumstance...
    Most one-night stands end with a walk of shame. This one ends with a lockdown. Last night, Boston-dwellers Sean and Lucy drank their sorrows away together after the bombing of the marathon put the city on edge. They never expected to see each other again, let alone get stuck in Sean’s kitchen making small talk while police search for the suspects outside. A couple of strangers and a very strange circumstance make for a surreal morning that the pair will never forget.
  • Road Veins
    Road Veins is the story about a brother and sister travelling in an RV across the country after their father’s untimely death. Laura Lee, just shy of eighteen, is being dropped off at her eccentric aunt’s house in New Jersey by her older brother Duckie. Along the way they rediscover their love for each other and begin to understand the definition of family.
  • Day 392
    Three lost souls. A Texas Waffle House. Can they break free from their own captivity?
  • victor
    Audra, slowly approaching her fortieth birthday, is trapped insider her mind and her apartment with a mouse named Victor. As she succumbs to the comfort of Victor she falls further down a rabbit hole of despair. As Victor continues to eat at Audra's subconscious, a decision has to be made. Audra must decide to live a life of isolation or embrace the love from the other misfits she meets along the way.
  • G.I Joe Jared
    In this delightful one-act, two women realize the importance of friendship through a random blind date, G.I. Joe tarot cards, and a couple vodka sodas.
  • Befallen
    A tragic love story exploring ethical questions about the vows of marriage and the basic functions of the heart. Sometimes we simply cannot control where our love goes. What chances are you willing to take to be happy?
  • Create Me Pegasus
    It’s been ten years since Deila has laid eyes on Frank, but for the first time sees him in a new light, shadowed with sadness and hope for the future.
  • 36 Hours
    Four years after a brief rendezvous Annie and Patrick reunite at Heathrow Airport and discover how life-changing 36 hours can be.