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Erica Silberman



Nationality:    USA
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Erica Silberman has written fifteen times for "theAtrainplays." Her plays have been produced or developed at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, Weird Sisters, Six Figures, First Light Productions, the Stonington Opera House, Playwrights Horizon, and New World Stages. She was a featured writer on NPR's Studio 360 in a piece about writing under pressure of deadline. Ms. Silberman also writes screenplays and musicals, and is currently writing a memoir Nuts in my Pockets, Tissues up my Sleeves. She is the co-president of the New York Coalition of Professional Women in Arts & Media, and a mentor at Girls Write Now. She thanks her landlord FrEddie Hernandez for never raising her rent. She thanks Lawrence Feeney for the opportunity to play in the land of crazy. Ms. Silberman is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

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        On Deck

On Deck

Jerry, the captain of a Staten Island Ferry, promises himself he will ask out the next person who steps onto the ferry's deck. Tired of wallowing after his wife left him, Jerry's ready to make some changes in his personal life. But instead of an attractive female tourist, he gets Hal. What's Jerry to do? Will he ignore Hal and his nautical poetry? Or will he make good on his vow to open up and get back into the world?


1st Produced:
First Light Productions (Portland, OR, United States)    2005


1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -


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8-10 min Comedy/Drama

Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  2 males

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