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© 2017 by Megan Smith-Harris. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

 

ABOUT

 

A former actor, Megan has worked successfully as a writer in many mediums including theatre, film, television, documentary, magazines, blogs, and radio. Below are her writing credits for theatre. A more comprehensive list of her professional credits as a producer, director, and magazine editor along with video clips from her documentary films can be viewed on this website.

PLAYS

 

KILLING MOM – Full-length Play (Writer)

COMEDY/DRAMA - Marion Wolcott asks daughter Allison, to help end her life before a terminal illness robs her of all dignity, but she also asks her to keep it a secret from her two sisters.

ACT of CT - Equity Reading (Ridgefield, CT) - directed by Tim Howard

Theater Artists Workshop - Staged Reading (Norwalk, CT)  - directed  by Megan Smith-Harris

 

THE PLAY DATE  - 15 Minute Monologue (Writer)         

DRAMA - When a mother tries to arrange a play date for her young son, she discovers the other family keeps guns in their home and it quickly becomes a loaded conversation.

Play With Your Food (Greenwich, CT) - directed by Carole Schweid

Play With Your Food (Weston, CT) - directed by Carole Schweid

TAW Playwright's Festival (Norwalk, CT) - directed by Megan Smith-Harris 

                              

A WHOLE NEW WORLD  - One-Act Play (Writer)

First Prize Winner 2016 Bijou One-Act Play Competition judged by Terrence McNally         

DRAMA - A granddaughter is hiding something serious from her grandmother, but it turns out, her grandmother is hiding one from her too.

Bijou Theatre (Bridgeport, CT),  Staged Reading - directed by Melody James

SMOKE BREAK – 18 Minute Monologue (Writer)

COMEDY/DRAMA - A woman who cleans houses for the privileged class in the Hamptons takes a smoke break and reflects on her life.

TAW Playwright's Spring Festival (Norwalk, CT)   - directed by Megan  Smith-Harris

MY FIRST PROM – 20 Minute Monologue (Writer/Actor/Director)

COMEDY - A woman recounts attending a disastrous first prom with a boy who was definitely not her first choice. Theatre Artists Playwright’s Fall Festival, Norwalk, CT

TAW Playwright's Fall Festival (Norwalk, CT) - acted and directed by Megan Smith-Harris

THE NORM– National Radio Series, 50 Episodes (Writer/Actor)

COMEDY - A popular satirical radio series performed in front of a live audience at CBC Studios in Toronto, Canada. 

CBC National Radio - 50 half-hour episodes aired nationally on CBC Radio

MAD IN CANADA  - Two-Hour Comedy Revue (Co-Writer/Co-Producer/Actor)  

COMEDY - A topical comedy revue that ran

Old Angelo's Theater (Toronto, Canada) - ran for six months

Meridien Theater (Montreal, Canada) - ran for six months

 

ADDITIONAL PLAYS

DECADES - 30 Minute One-Act

DRAMA woman progresses through her life from birth to death, decade by decade, sharing her hopes, disappointments and fears with candor and humor.

DAD– 12 Minute Two-Hander (Writer)

COMEDY/DRAMA - A daughter grapples with the challenges of dealing with her lonely father who still lives at home, but may not be able to for much longer.

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES – 13  Minute Two-Hander (Writer)

COMEDY - When a woman ends a long-term relationship, she temporarily moves in with her mother, who she discovers, is leading a much richer and fuller life than she is. 

STAR GAZING – 12 Minute Two-Hander (Writer)

COMEDY - A couple in a long-term relationship sneak away for a romantic weekend, only it turns out they both have very different agendas. She's expecting a proposal, he, most definitely, is not.

COMPANY’S COMING – 17 Minute Monologue (Writer)

A stand-alone or companion piece to Smoke Break. A woman who seemingly has it all, reveals that looks can be deceiving. 

LESTER – 18 Minute Monologue (Writer)

A stand-alone or companion piece to to Smoke Break and Company's Coming. Lester, a blue-collar worker, has skipped out on a funeral and escaped to his regular watering hole. He reflects on his life, his marriage, and the fact he hasn't yet told his wife that he's been laid off from his job at the factory. 

EDUCATION

CANADIAN FILM CENTRE

Producer Resident: One of four producers selected from across Canada to participate in an intensive one-year film program. Toronto, Canada

WOMEN IN THE DIRECTORS CHAIR

Director Resident: One of 15 women selected from across Canada to participate in an intensive two-week directing workshop at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta

 

NATIONAL THEATRE SCHOOL OF CANADA

Actor: One of seven women selected from across Canada to study acting in an intensive, full-time program. Montreal, Canada

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Arts Degree (Theatre Major / English Minor), Kingston, Canada

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Dramatists Guild of America

Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC)

Theatre Artists Workshop (TAW)

League of Professional Theater Women (CT Chapter)

New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT)

National Federation of Press Women (NFPW)

Connecticut Press Club

 

PLAYWRIGHT

Tony-Award-winning Playwright Terrence McNally and Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy discuss Megan's play A Whole New World 

at the Bijou Theatre.

L>R ACT of CT Artistic Director Daniel Levine, Director Tim Howard, Playwright Megan Smith-Harris

and the entire cast of Killing Mom at the Q&A following the Equity Reading of the play.