Photo Credit: Megan Terry
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MEGAN TERRY is an internationally renowned playwright, performer,
photographer, and author of more than 60 published plays and musicals,
produced worldwide and translated into every major language.
Her interest in theater began at the
age of seven, when she saw her first play:
"I went and I looked at the stage and I fell madly in love.
I knew I wanted to do that, whatever it was."
lifetime membership in the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in
1994 for "distinguished service to the profession by an individual of
acknowledged national stature." She has received the 1983 Dramatists Guild
Annual Award, ATA Silver Medal for "distinguished contributions to,
and service in, the American theatre," Best Play Obie Award, Yale and
Guggenheim Fellowships, two Rockerfeller grants and a National Endowment
for the Arts Literature Fellowship.
"Art is about taking action," she says. "The essential core of theatre is
action. I believe in taking creative action. What else is there to do?"