FIRST DRAFT New Play Reading Series
RIPE/ROTTEN by Jennie Berman Eng premieres as part of the FIRST DRAFT at THE ROSE New Play Reading Series. FREE ADMISSION!
A hilarious and heartfelt story of one Jewish mother's reckoning on the eve of her wayward daughter's engagement party.
Director | Leslie Kobylinski
About the Playwright | Jennie Berman Eng is a 2014 and 2016 Theater J Locally Grown Playwright. She wrote and directed WHENEVER YOU'RE NEAR ME I FEEL SICK, which was featured as part of DC's 2016 inaugural Women's Voices Theater Festival. Recent writing credits include: DON Q (adapted from DON QUIXOTE and commissioned by the University of Colorado Boulder), BETHESDA (Capital Fringe 2014), SPECTACULAR WOMEN (IN THEIR NATURAL HABITAT) (Theater J), H IS FOR HOLY (Intersections Festival Atlas Performing Arts Center), and A FAMILY OF LOBSTERS (LiveArt DC's Play in A Day). Jennie was a founding member, performer and head writer for the all-girl comedy group "The Greasy Girlz" which toured New York and Los Angeles. She is currently the Lead Teaching Artist at Ford's Theatre and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband Chris and the two cutest kids on the planet, Lily and Jasper.