March 17, 2015
A Playwriting Project – The Sheen Center

Readings of Short Plays By and About Women New York, NY -- 365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT involves over 400 women who signed on to write one or more one-acts about extraordinary women in both past and present history.  The project’s goal is to write women back into the social consciousness as well as […]

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March 15, 2015
Casting "Carte Blanche"

Casting "Carte Blanche," a ten-minute play for Midtown Madness Play Festival portraying a former washed up screen siren who fancies that she is Blanche Dubois from "A Streetcar Named Desire". Searching for a Young German Vacationer on the prowl. Casting "Carte Blanche," March 2015, a ten-minute play for Midtown Madness Play Festival portraying a former […]

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March 10, 2015
CARTE BLANCHE (March Madness, Midtown Int. Theater Festival)
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February 1, 2015
Preface: Foreplay For Broadway: That Queer Blind Silence

Sophia Romma is not your ordinary playwright. She is, rather, in a class all by herself. While some of her work conforms (slightly) to more conventional models (I think, for example of her elegiac portrait of Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva, The Past is Still Ahead.  (Which I have also had the pleasure of directing) But it […]

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January 3, 2015
Collaboration with the Italian Theatre Festival of Spoleto
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October 29, 2014

PROFESSIONAL THEATRE WOMEN'S AWARD CEREMONY GILDER/COIGNEY Theatre award was presented to Patricia Ariza from Colombia by the LPTW's International committee and Co-Chair, Sophia Romma. On Wednesday October 29th, 2014, LA MAMA Theatre in association with The O'Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation and LPTW presented "Change-Making Theatre, a performance and panel event on the Theatre work […]

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July 20, 2014
Carte Blanche at the Polaris North Theatre Collective (2014)

Polaris North Theatre Collective Presents "Carte Blanche" for "Chance Acts Series." This short play, written by Sophia Romma and directed by celebrated Irish stage director, John M. Farrell, presents a tale of a popular Broadway actress--her delirious fantasy world of escapism as her searching soul battles against the brutal reality of an aging body and […]

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July 3, 2014
Making Change Making Theatre at La MaMa Experimental Theater

Garden of the Avant-Garde Film and Theatrical Foundation in Collaboration with the League of Professional Women in Theatre Present the Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Awards Panel with international award nominees for best theatrical productions (circa October, 2014).

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July 28, 2013
"The Past Is Still Ahead" from Show showdown

How did I respond to The Past Is Still Ahead, written and directed by Sophia Romma, at the Midtown International Theatre Festival? Let me count the ways: I thought it was brave, moving, intense, smart, overdone, kinda laughable, and kinda wonderful. Mostly, I admired it. I admired the work and love that went into it. I admired […]

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July 25, 2013
Photo Flash: THE PAST IS STILL AHEAD Production Shots

In "The Past Is Still Ahead" by Sophia Romma, one of Russia's most ill-fated and controversial cult poets of the twentieth century, Marina Tsvetaeva, revisits the tumultuously tragic and sexy events of her life--just before she succumbs to "suicide" at the hands of the Soviet Secret Police in 1941 while exiled in Siberia. The play […]

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