Lisa Bruna

Lisa Bruna

LISA BRUNA is an award-winning playwright specializing in the short-play format. Her original works have been produced throughout the United States from California to New York to South Florida and have garnered multiple awards, including a New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Short Script.

Lisa is a member of Dramatists Guild of America and has plays published with Smith & Kraus...
LISA BRUNA is an award-winning playwright specializing in the short-play format. Her original works have been produced throughout the United States from California to New York to South Florida and have garnered multiple awards, including a New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Short Script.

Lisa is a member of Dramatists Guild of America and has plays published with Smith & Kraus, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, ArtAge Senior Theatre, Twisted Plays Junior Drama, and PerformerStuff.

Plays

  • Invasion
    A tell-it-like-it-is executive on her way to an important meeting is trapped in her worst nightmare when the antiquated elevator she's riding gets stuck between floors, and the only other rider is the meddlesome next-door neighbor she's made a long-time habit of avoiding.

    AWARDS:

    NEW YORK INNOVATIVE
    THEATRE AWARD
    Outstanding Original Short Script, 2015...
    A tell-it-like-it-is executive on her way to an important meeting is trapped in her worst nightmare when the antiquated elevator she's riding gets stuck between floors, and the only other rider is the meddlesome next-door neighbor she's made a long-time habit of avoiding.

    AWARDS:

    NEW YORK INNOVATIVE
    THEATRE AWARD
    Outstanding Original Short Script, 2015

    BEST PLAYWRIGHT
    Manhattan Theatre Source
    Estrogenius Festival, 2014
  • Yellow
    The curves in the road of life become increasingly tricky to maneuver for a young woman struggling to take the wheel after years of driving under the influence of her outspoken but well-meaning brother.
  • Fog
    A science prodigy living alone with mild Alzheimer’s is visited by his younger brother who struggles to come to terms with the slow demise of the hero he always looked up to.
  • Redemption
    Passions threaten to reignite between two former flames when she boldly crashes his date night six months post-break-up to taunt him with a provocative memento she found tucked in the back of his sock drawer.