Carol K. Mack


Hillary Clinton & Inez McCormack (Chair of the Practice & Participation of Rights Project in Northern Ireland) with Carol Mack who conceived of SEVEN and wrote "Seeing Another Country", a monologue based on interviews with Ms. McCormack, Dramatists Play Service.

Poster for Without A Trace Sounds of Progress, Glasgow.

A Field Guide to Demons is a recent book

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Recent Events
THE VISITOR performed at the Quick Center, Fairfield University, CT. sponsored by the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies. All professional cast, directed by Professor LoMonaco, March 19, 2013 at 8PM. (see Works for description of play)
GETGO (THE GLEAM) selected as one of three plays to be at the Telluride Playwrights Festival, July 2012. www.playwrightsfestival.org (see Works for description of play)
Skyhorse Publishing Arcade imprint, October 2011 paperback of A FIELD GUIDE TO DEMONS,VAMPIRES, FALLEN ANGELS & Other Subversive Spirits, now e-book available 2013.
The following events will track the journey of SEVEN from current 2014-2010:
SEVEN was honored to be part of the curriculum of Women In Public Service on May 31 & June 1, 2014 SEVEN was performed for 50 women delegates flown in from war-torn countries by the State Department to a conference at Smith, Mt. Holyoke, and Simmons with student cast.
SEVEN was performed by Kabosh Theatre Company in the Great Hall of Parliament, Belfast, N.I., March, 2014. To see the video:
http:/​/​www.thethread.TV/​video/​88828310
SEVEN was performed in Tokyo, Jordan, and in Istanbul in November 2012. SEVEN performed in Rabat, Morocco in Arabic and French, September 2013 and in Autumn 2013, Kosovo, Albania,Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Macedonia. For more information:
www.seventheplay.com that links to Hedda Krausz Sjogren's website showing global and imaginative productions now continuing all over the world.
Seven performed in Brussels at the Hague by members of the European Parliament
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Clip of rehearsal in the European Parliament
as produced by Hedda Krausz Sjogren.
September 2010 SEVEN in Delhi at the Asia Summit of Vital Voices Global Partnership.
September, 2010 SEVEN was performed in Istanbul See: Link Read about SEVEN in Turkey.
Spring to September SEVEN in Sweden. See: Link
Mar 12, 2010 SEVEN introduced by Hillary Clinton, directed by Julie Taymor featuring Meryl Streep, Marcia Gay Harding, etc at Tina Brown's Daily Beast's summit, Women in the World [NYC] at the Millenium Broadway Hudson Theater featuring actresses Shohreh Aghdashloo (The House of Sand and Fog), Tony-nominated Julyana Soelistyo (Golden Child), Lauren Vélez (Dexter), and Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) created by seven celebrated playwrights for Vital Voices Global Partnership, a Washington, D.C.-based organization under the leadership of founder Melanne Verveer who later served as President Obama's Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues.

Staged Plays (only premiere productions listed):
WITHOUT A TRACE. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, Directed by Gerda Stevenson. One month National Tour followed.
IN HER SIGHT, 21st Humana Festival, Actors' Theatre of Louisville, directed by Bob Scanlan.
THE ACCIDENT, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA., directed by Marcus Stern.
BORDERS, Denver Center for The Performing Arts, Directed by Roberta Levitow.
TERRITORIAL RITES, The American Place Theatre, Directed by Josephine Abady, Starring Kim Hunter and Michael Gross.
A SAFE PLACE, Berkshire Theatre Festival in Association with The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts, Directed by Josephine Abady, starring Cynthia Nixon and Holly Hunter.
SURVIVAL GAMES, Berkshire Theatre Festival , Stockbridge, MA, Directed by Roger Danforth.
ESTHER, The White Barn Theatre Foundation, Westport, CT., Directed by Stuart Vaughan; Promenade Theatre, New York City, Directed by Joel Zwick, starring Dianne Wiest.

Short Plays staged (premiere productions):
POSTCARDS, Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC, Directed by Joan Micklin Silver.
AFTER, Actors’ Theatre Of Louisville.
MAGENTA SHIFT, Theatre of the Open Eye, Directed by Amie Brockway.
A.K.A. MARLEEN, New York Open Center, Directed by Arnold Willens.

Staged Readings & Workshops:
THE COURIER, NewPowerPlays at West Coast Ensemble, Los Angeles, August 2004, and EdgeFest, Los Angeles, October 2004 (now published BEST SHORT AMERICAN PLAYS, 2007)
THE GLEAM, John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, Directed by Tony Walton, also Williamstown Theatre reading directed by Tony Walton
OUT OF FOCUS, Theatre Artists Workshop, Ct. One Act Festival; Pandora Festival, Arizona Women's Theatre Company, Scottsdale, Arizona 2011
A.K.A. MARLEEN & POSTCARDS, Producers' Club, N.Y.C.
UNPROGRAMMED, Theatre Artists Workshop, Westport, CT., Directed by Tom Zingarelli.
BORDERS, W.P.A. Theatre, N.Y.C., Directed by Pam Berlin, starring Stockard Channing; First Stage, L.A.; Fairfield University, Directed by Jim Luse.
MAGENTA SHIFT, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
GAZEBO, New England Theatre Conference, MA.
FAMILY HOUSE, New Dramatists, N.Y.C.

Plays Published:
Work included in BEST MONOLOGUES from BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS, Volume One edited by William W. Demastes, Applause, 2014.
THE COURIER, The Best American Short Plays, 2006-2007, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books.
FLYING, Even More Monologues By Women for Women, Greenwood- Heineman, 2002.
AFTER, Ten-Minute Plays: Volume 5 from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Samuel French, 2001.
IN HER SIGHT, Humana Festival '97: The Complete Plays, Smith and Kraus, 1997.
MAGENTA SHIFT, Best American Short Plays Of 1994-1995, Applause, 1995.
UNPROGRAMMED, Best American Short Plays 1990, Applause, 1991.
POSTCARDS & OTHER SHORT PLAYS by Carol K. Mack, Samuel French.
HALFTIME AT HALCYON DAYS, Best Short Plays 1985, Chilton.
TERRITORIAL RITES, The Women's Project Anthology, Volume 2, P.A.J.

Honors:
THE VISITOR, recipient of a grant from The National Foundation for Jewish Culture, 2005 to research and develop play.
YMCA National Writer’s Voice Writer- in- Residence recipient
Rockefeller Foundation fellowship at Bellagio Conference Center, Italy
Jane Chambers Award Finalist (The Accident)
Theatreworks Playwrights' Forum Award University of Colorado
Julie Harris/​Beverly Hills Theatre Guild Award
Sergel Drama Award Finalist
Susan Smith Blackburn Award Finalist
CBS/​FDG Award Finalist
John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award
University of Jacksonville One Act Award
Stanley Drama Award (A Safe Place)

Other Publications:
A FIELD GUIDE TO DEMONS, FAIRIES, FALLEN ANGELS & OTHER SUBVERSIVE SPIRITS (with Dinah Mack), Arcade Publishing; Paperback: Henry Holt & Company (selected by the Quality Paperback Book Club also One Spirit Book Club Selection); Profile Books, London, 2008, paperback 2010, with vampires added to book A FIELD GUIDE TO DEMONS, VAMPIRES, FALLEN ANGELS & Other Subversive Spirits By Carol K Mack & Dinah Mack, Profile Books, London 2011, e-books 2013
THE CHAMELEON VARIANT (with scientist, Dr. David Ehrenfeld) Dial Press, 1980, Literary Guild Alternate selection) Paperback: Popular Library USA, Sphere, U.K., and Bastei Lubbe, Germany. 1981. I-Universe recent republication
Short Fiction in MOMENT Magazine and recipient of a Literal Latte Short Story Award.

Professional Organizations:
P.E.N. American Center; Dramatists' Guild; Authors' Guild; League of Professional Theatre Women; Alumna, New Dramatists.