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Links to My Work

More Theater Reviews: http://curtainup.comhttp://www.americantheaterweb.com

Book: The Spirit of Christmas http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/spirit-of-christmas-cecil-murphey/1103141503?ean=9780312645014

Features:

Publishers Weekly Profiles:

Book Reviews:

Dinner Theater Scripts for churches: Getaway to Chipaway; The Seasons of Friendship; A Christmas Carol (musical)

Articles about me:

http://www.clydefitchreport.com/2013/09/reflections-in-the-light-lauren-yarger/

Some other Articles I have written:

Front Porch Worship magazine http://www.oikeomusic.com/Magazine.html

ByDesign Summer Sampler:http://www.bydesignministry.org/09SSwk07.WalkingThroughaDesertofGrie.htm

Theater reviews syndicated on BuddyHollywood.comhttp://www.buddyhollywood.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=13&Itemid=77

Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays. Are People Really Offended?http://reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com/2009/12/merry-christmas-vs-happy-holidays-are.html

Lauren Yarger has written, directed and produced numerous shows and special events for both secular and Christian audiences. She co-wrote a Christian musical version of “A Christmas Carol” which played to sold-out audiences of over 3,000 in Vermont and was awarded the 2000 Vermont Bessie (theater and film awards) for “People’s Choice for Theatre.” She also has written two other dinner theaters, sketches for church services and devotions for Christian artists.

Yarger trained for three years in the Broadway League’s Producer Development Program, completed the Commercial Theater Institute's Producing Three-Day Training and produced a one-woman musical about Mary Magdalene that toured nationally and closed with an off-Broadway run.

She was a Fellow at the National Critics Institute at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. She writes reviews of Broadway and off-Broadway theater (the only ones you can find in the US with an added Christian perspective) at http://reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com/.

She is editor of The Connecticut Arts Connection (http://ctarts.blogspot.com), an award-winning website featuring theater and arts news for the state. She is a contributing editor for BroadwayWorld.com and is a theater reviewer for the Manchester Journal-Inquirer. She previously served as Connecticut theater editor for CurtainUp.com and as Connecticut and New York reviewer for American Theater Web.

Yarger is a book reviewer for Publishers Weekly and freelances for other sites. She is a member of the National Book Critics Circle.

She is a freelance writer and playwright and member of The Drama Desk, The Outer Critics Circle, The American Theater Critics Association and The League of Professional Theatre Women. She served as a judge for the SDX Awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists. She also is a member of the Connecticut Critics Circle and the CT Press Club.

A former newspaper editor and graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Yarger also worked in arts management for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and served for nine years as the Executive Director of Masterwork Productions, Inc. She lives with her husband in West Granby, CT. They have two adult children.

 

COPYRIGHT

All material is copyright 2008- 2017 by Lauren Yarger. Reviews and articles may not be reprinted without permission. Contact reflectionsinthelight@gmail.com