EH BENEDICT’s short play, “Orhan,” was performed in Golden Thread Productions’ 2012 ReOrient Festival in San Francisco. EH is a founding member of Actors & Writers, a reader’s theatre near Woodstock, New York, where many of her short plays have been read. EH’s play “Jesus in Las Vegas” has been read during the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the Z Magic Monday series of New Work at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco and at the Lark Play Development Center in New York. “American Royals” was selected as a semifinalist for the 2008 O’Neill Conference, the Utah Shakespearean Festival’s New American Playwrights Project, and Pacific Rep’s Hyperion New Plays Competition. In 2009, “American Royals” received a round-table read at the Lark Play Development Center. “Rashomon in Kansas” was a 2013 semifinalist for the O’Neill Conference. It has also been read twice at SF’s Z Space as “American Jihad – A Rashomon in Kansas”. EH’s short play “Gloria Steinem & Lotte Lenya & Scout Are Waiting” has been performed in Berkeley and at WCPA in Westcliffe, CO, where it won ‘Best in Festival.’ EH is a 2016 Theatre Bay Area TITAN Award grantee for Playwrighting and a proud member of Theatre Bay Area, Actors’ Equity, and the Dramatists Guild.