LORI Fischer is the “2008 New York University Harry Kondoleon Graduate Award in Playwriting” recipient and a 2008-09 Dramatists Guild Fellow. Lori received her M.F.A. from the N.Y.U. Dramatic Writing Department in 2008. Recent Theater Credits: Lori’s drama Petie has been called a modern day classic and was recently produced by Theatre East in NYC. Lori co-wrote and starred in her musical The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers (Published by Samuel French) at Capital Repertory Theatre and the Cumberland County Playhouse. Lori also wrote and starred in her Off-Broadway musical Barbara’s Blue Kitchen. (Published by Samuel French) Most recently Lori performed in her comedy Greener Pastures at Cumberland County Playhouse. Screenwriting Credits: Lori is a 2014 Independent Vision Award Nominee for Outstanding achievement in Screenwriting for her feature film Chasing Taste. Chasing Taste was the Feature Comedy Award Winner at the 2014 Manhattan Film Festival as well as at the 2013 Burbank International Film Festival. Chasing Taste is now available on Amazon Prime, iTunes and Verizon FIOS To download the film go to: www.chasingtastethemovie. Lori is an Adjunct Writing Professor at both New York University and Lipscomb University and taught playwriting and acting for seven years to 4th and 5th graders through Queens Theatre in the Park. Lori is a two-time All-American in Track and Field. As an actress, Lori has performed Off-Broadway in the musical Cowgirls, in various regional theaters, movies and commercials.
Here are some photos of my various plays, musicals and movies.